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Baltimore Church Uses Sunday Service To Encourage People To Get Tested For HIV “Day Of Unity”

The Douglas Memorial Community Church, along with nearly 120 others across the country is urging people to get tested for HIV. The churches are incorporating Hepatitis C and HIV testing demonstrations into services to show attendees the ease, important and … Continue reading

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New Study Reveals Some Kinds Of Vaginal Bacteria May Interfere With Vaginal Anti-HIV Gel

Some types of vaginal bacteria may potentially interfere with vaginal gels specifically designed to prevent the risk of contracting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The findings were based on a 2010 study of South African women, who utilized the vaginal gel … Continue reading

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Using Statins To Reduce The Risk Of Heart Attack In Patients With HIV

In today’s world, people with HIV can live longer, healthier lives as long as they are not plagued with cardiovascular problems, such as a heart attack. The latest complication to arise from antiretroviral drugs is cardiovascular problems, which is becoming … Continue reading

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New Study Reveals Safe Places To Use Drugs Would Save $6M In Opioid Epidemic-Related Costs

A new cost-benefit analysis led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers and collaborators revealed that safe drug sites would save $6 million annually in opioid epidemic-related costs. In safe consumption spaces, people can utilize illicit drugs, while … Continue reading

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How Celebrity Announcements Impact Public Health – ‘Charlie Sheen Effect’

Charlie Sheen, an American actor, opened up about his HIV diagnosis on November 17, 2015. Many scientists have questioned how celebrity announcements impact public health on a grand scale. A team of researchers at San Diego State University Graduate School … Continue reading

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Unlicensed Salons Offering Illegal Tattoo Eyebrow Services In Baltimore

Many people are under the impression that it is perfectly safe to undergo procedures that involve utilizing needles and ink to draw eyebrows on their body. In Baltimore it is illegal to offer long-lasting, semi-permanent and permanent eyebrow and permanent … Continue reading

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New Study Reveals Feasible Path To Ending The HIV/AIDS Epidemic By 2025

A new study conducted by a team of researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, describes an aspiring, but very feasible path in the direction of what may have appeared too difficult to … Continue reading

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New Estimates From The By CDC Has Shown That HIV Cases Are Down In Maryland

For several years, reported HIV infections in the United States have fallen, with Maryland seeing one of the biggest drops. The new estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show HIV cases in Maryland dropped an average … Continue reading

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