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Avoiding the Impacts of Flu and Cold Season on Autoimmune-Related Ailments

Dec 8
Flu and cold season is quickly approaching and there isn't a soul looking forward to it. Even the healthiest people can be hit hard with the symptoms of the influenza virus and bacterial infections, those with autoimmune diseases are at even greater risk.

Rights Group, Worried About HIV, Urges Philippines Action

By Teresa Cerojano | Dec 8
A human rights group says the Philippines is facing one of the fastest growing epidemics of HIV in the Asia Pacific, fueled by government policies that restrict intervention, including access to condoms by men who have sex with men.

New Study: Shaving Pubic Hair May Increase Chance of Catching STDs

Dec 7
A new study from the University of California-San Francisco published in "Sexually Transmitted Infections" found that people who shave their pubic hair increase their chances of contracting a sexually transmitted disease.

New HIV Infections Three Times National Average in South Florida

By EDGE | Dec 7
The rate of new HIV infections in South Florida has risen to more than three times the national average in 2015, according to the latest data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's annual HIV Surveillance Report.

HIV Criminalization Study Shows Pattern of Racism Toward Black Men

By EDGE | Dec 5
A pioneering study of Canadian media has identified a clear pattern of racism towards black men in Canadian mainstream newspaper articles from 1989 though 2015.

PreP Summit and Toolkit for Youth; Risks of Chronic Conditions Increase in Elders, But Deaths Down

By Eric Brus | Dec 2
Eric Brus gives the wrap-up on the first National HIV PrEP Summit, the increase in chronic health conditions among PLWHAs, and SEICUS' new toolkit for providers who serve youth.

HIV and Aging Consensus Project Recognizes WAD By Focusing on Optimal Treatment for Older People Living With HIV

By EDGE | Dec 1
The HIV and Aging Consensus Project is proud to announce the availability of free online CME/CE based upon the learnings from the report Recommended Treatment Strategies for Clinicians Managing Older Patients with HIV.

Mass. Getting to Zero Coalition Releases Plan to Eliminate HIV/AIDS

By EDGE | Dec 1
The Massachusetts Getting to Zero Coalition released a plan to end HIV/AIDS in Massachusetts.

On WAD, Equality California Says 'We Must Remain Vigilant'

By EDGE | Dec 1
Today, on the 29th annual observance of World AIDS Day, Equality California Executive Director Rick Zbur

New HIV Diagnoses Hit Historic Low in New York City

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 1
Moving steadily toward its goal of being AIDS-free by 2020, the New York City Health Department reports that not a single baby was diagnosed with HIV last year, and new infections are down.

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