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A bunch of people in tech are setting resolutions to spend less time using tech

Getty Images One of the most common resolutions this New Year’s? For many of us, it’s to spend less time staring at a screen, and far more pursuing new hobbies and personal relationships that don’t involve technology. Somewhat ironically, a CNBC search found that top social media sites including Twitter and Facebook are littered with… Read More »

Rates of pneumonia and pneumococcal disease remain high among people with HIV

The incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease and community-acquired pneumonia remains high among people living with HIV, investigators from the Netherlands report in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Rates of these serious lung infections were highest among people not taking anti-HIV drugs and with CD4 cell count below 500. Incidence was also much higher than that seen in the… Read More »

Nursing homes used by people living with HIV have poorer quality ratings

The proportion of nursing home residents living with HIV in the United States has increased markedly in recent years, but the facilities they are admitted to tend to be of poorer quality, researchers from Brown University report in two articles in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. One third of residents have some form… Read More »