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Be aware: Certain bacteria may increase HIV risk for women

Scientists have identified seven bacterial species whose presence in high concentrations may significantly increase the risk of HIV infection in women. The findings, published online in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases, add strength to a growing body of evidence that the make-up of bacterial communities in the vagina …

I Think I Understand Sports Fans Now

NYXL teammates celebrating a victory over Seoul Dynasty. Two winters ago, a high school pal whom I hadn’t seen in several years while he served in Afghanistan was back in New York, and, en route to a night of reconnecting over bowls of warm ramen, he abruptly ruined …