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Lawsuit: Circumcision Goes Wrong at Ala. Hospital

Jul 28
An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.

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kGoal, the newest 'buzz' on the market

The 'Buzz' Says The kGoal App Makes Kegel Exercises Fun and Rewarding

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
Concerned about your pelvic floor muscles? The creators of kGoal, a revolutionary new Kegel training system, are on the final week of their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for its creation.

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

On World Hepatitis Day, Watch for Complications With HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, one of only four official disease-specific health observances, and for people with HIV, it's even more important to get tested.

A man reads a local newspaperson a street with the headline Ebola Virus kills Liberian in Lagos, in Lagos Nigeria, Saturday, July 26, 2014

Nigeria Death Shows Ebola Can Spread By Air Travel

By Heather Murdock | Jul 27
Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.

Maryland Eliminates Trans Healthcare Exclusions

By John Riley | Jul 27
FreeState Legal announced Tuesday that the state of Maryland, in response to the threat of a lawsuit, has changed its employee health care policy to provide insurance coverage for medically necessary care for transgender state employees.

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Dr. Kamel Khalili

Temple University Eliminates HIV Virus From Human Cells

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 25
Researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia have made a breakthrough in attacking HIV, and it could be the first step toward a cure.

Ask the Doc: Gov. Cuomo Endorses PrEP for HIV Prevention

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Jul 15
The latest news on HIV comes alive in this week's installment of our popular Ask the Doc column.