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HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses.

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A new tool to fight obesity holds hope for weight loss

A stomach procedure, now in clinical trials, could permanently alter the “full feeling” for overweight patients, resulting in long-term weight loss of 30 to 50 pounds. Robin Donnelly, 46, had the POSE (Primary Obesity Surgery Endoluminol) procedure in March as part of a study at at St. Luke’s Hospital and so far has lost 16 pounds.

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