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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. Beth Meyerson, health policy expert at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, said the new screening guidelines by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force represent an important shift in HIV testing and will result in more HIV screenings because they will now be reimbursable. But the availability of the tests remains a big unknown.

We do not know enough about clinician behavior, whether and how they offer the HIV test, Meyerson said. There have been a few studies, and the results have been discouraging. Todays final guidelines, paired with CDCs 2006 recommendations to offer routine HIV testing in clinical settings, is an important step toward encouraging clinician engagement with patients to offer the test.

However, clinical access to HIV testing is not enough, she said.

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Is Raspberry Ketone Safe?

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Raspberry Ketone is a natural thermogenic diet supplement that has been getting rave reviews due to its effectiveness as a weight loss aid. The supplement is the primary aroma compound of red raspberries, traditionally known for their fat burning properties.  Ever since studies started revealing the exceptional fat absorption and metabolism boosting properties of Raspberry Ketone, the supplement has been flying off the shelves. But there are some who argue that diet supplements are not safe. This article addresses the safety and side effects of Raspberry Ketone supplements.

Is Raspberry Ketone Safe?

Raspberry Ketone is recognized as safe for consumption by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Honoring humanism

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UF College of Medicine students, residents, faculty and guests celebrated the annual induction of new members, including the late David A. Paulus, M.D., at the annual Chapman Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society banquet held April 22.

The society, which recognizes those who demonstrate compassion and humanism in medicine, inducted 23 fourth-year medical students, six residents and two faculty members during the ceremony in the Broad-Bussel Atrium of the Biomedical Sciences Building.

One of the two faculty members inducted was Paulus, who passed away unexpectedly Dec. 12 as he slept. He was a professor in the department of anesthesiology and in the College of Engineering’s department of mechanical engineering. A

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The inaugural Arnold Classic Brasil took place in Rio de Janeiro over the weekend and Ryall Graber-Vasani was crowned the Fitness champ for the first time in her pro career. Regiane DaSilva finished in second and Nicole Duncan in third.

2013 Arnold Brasil Fitness Results 1. Ryall Graber-Vasani 2. Regiane DaSilva 3. Nicole Duncan 4. Trish Warren 5. Fiona Harris 6. Allison Ethier 7. Diana Monteiro 8. Kizzy Vaines 9. Natalie Planes 10. Amanda Hatfield

Check back for out complete report and review from Brasil.

Mens Bodybuilding results

2013 Arnold Classic Brasil 1. Brandon Curry 2. Toney Freeman 3. Johnnie Jackson 4. Edward Nunn 5. Fred Smalls 6. Robert Piotrkowicz 7.

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Gels vs Gatorade

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When you are training for more than 90 minutes, you are going to want to replace the glycogen that you have lost. Glycogen is your bodys main source of fuel, and one of the fastest ways to get it is by ingesting a carbohydrate that is easily digestible. Gels and Gatorade are two ways of accomplishing your goal of replenishing glucose levels.

Gels are new and easy to transport. They even have gel compatible running belts now! They are pretty light, and they are packed with carbohydrates that are easily digested; however, gels do typically need to be taken with water. This makes it harder to use them.

Gatorade has a six percent carbohydrate concentration. S

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