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11 hrs ago | USA Today

Must-read romances: 'Upside Down,' 'You Own Me,' 'Bound to Danger'

Must-read romances: 'Upside Down,' 'You Own Me,' 'Bound to Danger' HEA contributor Lea Franczak recs reads by Lia Riley, Shiloh Walker and Katie Reus.


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15 hrs ago | POZ

Condoms Aren't the Only Way That Gay Men Reduce HIV Risk

A new study of Australian gay and bisexual men illustrates how men are using multiple behavioral methods to reduce HIV risk, underlining the fact that "safer sex" is not a simple binary consideration between whether or not condoms are used, aidsmap reports.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Human Sexuality, Australia, World News,

19 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 2-Biota's lead drug fails mid-stage study, shares slump

Biota Pharmaceuticals Inc said its influenza treatment failed to meet the main goal in a mid-stage study, about two months after the company lost a key government contract supporting the drug's development.


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23 hrs ago | Directions Magazine

Garcinia Cambogia Extract! How and Where To Buy Pure Miracle GNC Extract on Australia,USA,UK and Can

Garcinia Cambogia Extract Side Effects,Dr OZ For Weight Loss How & Where To Buy Pure GNC Best Source supplement that meets all of these benchmarks! Garcinia cambogia is hot.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014

International Business Times

MH17 Memorial: Australia Prepares for August 7 National Day of Mourning

A national memorial service will be held in Melbourne on the same day to coincide with the day of mourning.


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What's happening with this wild weather?

VOLUNTARY euthanasia advocate Dr Philip Nitschke will meet police tomorrow as they investigate whether he should face charges of assisting in the suicide of terminally ill man Max Bromson.


Related Topix: Weather, Australia, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Melbourne, Australia Travel, Oceania,

Bill Clinton on tape boasting of not killing Osama Bin Laden hours before 9/11

A tape surfaced on Thursday of Bill Clinton describing that he had a chance to kill Osama bin Laden , but declined to do so because he was afraid of inflicting civilian casualties.


Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Australia, World News, Terrorism

Cool Hunting

Classic Cycling Apparel by Henri 1865: Bike gear inspired by the...

Henri Desgrange was a celebrated sports journalist, decorated cyclist and the first organizer of the Tour de France.


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The News-Star

Clairy Brown and the Banging Rackettes at Live Oaks

Over the past three years the arresting head chanteuse in charge of nine-piece Clairy Browne and the Bangin' Rackettes has transcended humble origins from playing a residency at a local club in Melbourne, Australia ,to joining an international tour with Oz stadium rockers the Cat Empire, to recently signing with Vanguard Records and headlining ... (more)


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Toyota speeds up cancer services

OH what a feeling! Efficiency lessons learned on the Toyota factory floor are now being put to use in a most unexpected place: a hospital's cancer ward.


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Rescue Cat Saves Family's Home From Massive Fire

Tilly, a tabby, alerted her owner Matt Clayton to a fire in the roof of the family home in Melbourne, Australia.


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Melbourne takes unique approach to graffiti

Somewhere during the ongoing discussion and debate about what to do about the local graffiti problem, there was a suggestion about providing a public space for street artists.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Canada, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Criminalizing Homosexuality Hampers HIV Prevention & Care

Laws that criminalize homosexuality restrict the access to both HIV prevention and care services for men who have sex with men , aidsmap reports.


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The Advocate

Best buzz: Honey making mixology news

Honey may be an old flavor, but it's making a comeback in the world of spirits and has distillers abuzz, said panelists at the Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Australia, World News, Apiculture, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Scotch

This is our greatest snow secret

LOCALS will HATE this story. This place has Australia's best skiing but doesn't always get the recognition it deserves.


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WYFF-TV Greenville

WikiLeaks breaks gag order

Australians, intrigued by the latest revelation from WikiLeaks, took to social media to pass on a document they were never meant to see.


Related Topix: WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Travel, Europe, United Kingdom Travel, World News, United Kingdom, Europe Travel, Australia, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel


Harm reduction prevents HIV, national evidence from Ukraine and Greece shows

Two presentations given at the 20th International AIDS Conference, held in Melbourne, Australia July 20-25, 2014, provide significant evidence that harm reduction programmes successfully prevent HIV infection among people who inject drugs .


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Australia, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Human Sexuality, Greece

International Business Times

A Mother Of Two Dies While Undergoing Stem Cell Treatment

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN: Australian singer Olivia Newton-John, 64, was diagnosed in 1992 and underwent a partial mastectomy and chemotherapy.


Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Olivia Newton-John, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Australia, World News

In-depth Africa

UNAIDS, ASLM and Partners Launch Initiative to Improve HIV Diagnostics

Partners will advocate for increased funding and price reductions, strengthen efforts to ensure highest quality diagnostic services and forge partnerships to close diagnostic access gaps MELBOURNE, Australia, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization / The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS and the African Society for Laboratory Medicine ... (more)


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Tue Jul 29, 2014


Flight MH17 Victims Left Lasting Contributions to AIDS Advocacy

As families around the world mourn those lost in the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 disaster, a group dedicated to saving lives mourns its own: At least six public health AIDS researchers and advocates died in the flight shot down over Ukraine on July 17. These victims were on their way to the 20th International AIDS Conference, which took place ... (more)


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