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Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 08:00 PM EST

In 2015, Health Spending Surges in the U.S.

In 2015, Health Spending Surges in the U.S.

In 2015, Americans spent $3.2 trillion on medical expenses, up by 5.8 percent since 2014, NBC News reported. Experts say there are also indications that health spending increased because people sought...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 11:56 AM EST

Shkreli Belittles Students Who Recreated His $750 Drug

Shkreli Belittles Students Who Recreated His $750 Drug

Martin Shkreli, the infamous former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals who hiked the price on a drug used by HIV patients from $13.50 to $750, is making news again. This time belittling a group of Australian students...

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 12:52 PM EST

World AIDS Day 2016: Activists Urge Testing, Education

World AIDS Day 2016: Activists Urge Testing, Education

Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day. It's a time to remember over 35 million people who have died from the disease since the early-1980s. It's also a chance for health organizations and charities to raise awareness...

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 04:12 PM EST

DC Safeway Reopens After Violations; Mice Droppings Found

DC Safeway Reopens After Violations; Mice Droppings Found

A Safeway grocery store in Adams Morgan has been closed for code violations after inspectors found mouse droppings in several areas, including under the hot food bar, plus several other issues, according to the...

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 05:46 AM EST

DC Mayor to Announce New HIV Treatment Effort

DC Mayor to Announce New HIV Treatment Effort

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is set to announce a new effort to fight HIV and AIDS.