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NASA Scientist Engineers High Heels to Maximize Comfort

Jun 26
America's emergency rooms saw more than 120,000 high-heel related injuries between 2002 and 2012, according to estimates. Thesis Couture CEO and former Silicon Valley executive Dolly Singh redesigns the high heel.

Could a Subdermal Implant Mean the End of HIV?

HEALTH | By EDGE | Jun 29
Findings published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy report that a novel, subdermal implant delivering potent antiretroviral (ARV) drugs shows extreme promise in stopping the spread of HIV.

Skinny Jean Warning: Don't Squat

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Jun 29
Attention wearers of skinny jeans: don't squat - at least not for long. Doctors in Australia report that a 35-year-old woman was hospitalized for four days after squatting for several hours while wearing tight-fitting denims.

Gaining on Pain

FITNESS | By Blake Beckcom | Jun 28
Often times, we use any pain, as an excuse to not work out. Giving up those hard-fought gains - when working around the pain - to help it heal, is healthier and more effective than not doing so, at all.

NYS Blueprint For Ending AIDS; June 27 is HIV Testing Day

HEALTH | By EDGE | Jun 26
Eric Brus looks at Gov. Cuomo's Blueprint to End AIDS, plus the updated LGBT Health Guide from Fenway, and June 27 HIV Testing Day.

NASA Scientist Engineers High Heels to Maximize Comfort

HEALTH | Jun 26
America's emergency rooms saw more than 120,000 high-heel related injuries between 2002 and 2012, according to estimates. Thesis Couture CEO and former Silicon Valley executive Dolly Singh redesigns the high heel.

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Cocaine Could Make You Susceptible to HIV, Says UCLA

HEALTH | By EDGE | Jun 26
New UCLA research offers further evidence that cocaine use disrupts the immune system, making one more likely to become infected with HIV.