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Shoulders To Stand On: HIV/AIDS Treatment – Where Are We Now in 2017?

Shoulders To Stand On: HIV/AIDS Treatment – Where Are We Now in 2017?

Dr. Keefer of the Victory Alliance seeks a vaccine for HIV. By Evelyn Bailey We have looked at past HIV/AIDS treatments, advances and societal issues. Improvements have been made, more are needed. Today the number of HIV positive cases is on the increase, while testing is on the decrease. HIV/AIDS is now a chronic disease. The sense of [...]

What you should know about Breast Cancer Awareness

What you should know about Breast Cancer Awareness

Leslie Alvarado By Leslie Alvarado, LMSW HCR Home Care , Senior Medical Social Worker-LGBTQ Program Lead October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is a time to acknowledge the importance of self-breast care, celebrate those we have lost to the battle, educate, and provide on-going support to loved ones who may be newly [...]

PrEP may have reduced HIV infection in England

PrEP may have reduced HIV infection in England

According to Michael Fitzgerald on Towleroad.com: PrEP is believed to be partially behind a recent fall in new cases of HIV among gay and bisexual men in England. According to Public Health England (PHE), overall there has been an 18 per cent drop in the number of new diagnoses. The Telegraph reports: The downward trend was boosted by [...]

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