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HIV, Hepatitis C, And More: New York's Amateur MMA Scene Is A Disaster

Things get bloody not long after the fight goes from technical battle to all-out brawl, and the former Hofstra wrestler and the kickboxer from Brooklyn up the tempo, mixing thudding kicks to the thigh with straight shots to the face. The venue—an event space in Chinatown called the Capitale—echoes with cheers. A… » 5/21/14 2:43pm 5/21/14 2:43pm

Beyond the Buyers Club: The Miracle Drugs That Tamed the AIDS Epidemic

For the first six years of the AIDS epidemic, the only advice available to patients was to wait. From 1981, when the first AIDS outbreak was recorded, until 1987, when the FDA approved AZT, the first antiretroviral medication, more than 40,000 Americans waited until their immune systems collapsed and their bodies… » 11/01/13 12:41pm 11/01/13 12:41pm

Attention Twitter: Bills Receiver David Clowney Does Not Have HIV

OK, it's a little weird. But a quick scan of Clowney's timeline indicates a noble purpose behind his action: He was making a public-service announcement about the importance of getting tested and subtly declaring himself clean and ready for some humping. I can support this. "Tweeting your HIV test" is the new "texting… » 5/23/12 4:00pm 5/23/12 4:00pm