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And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts

I had a conversation with two students a few months ago concerning our personal knowledge of LGBTQ history. While we talked, we collectively realized that outside of minor discussions of HIV/AIDS in health class (which wan’t necessarily accurate, in my case), we knew very little about that moment in history. 481 more words

Book Reviews

Antibody treatment surprisingly 'cures' monkeys of HIV-like infection

“Fascinating.” “A complete first.” “Striking.” “Too amazing to be real.” Those are some of the reactions researchers are having to a provocative, baffling monkey study suggesting that a monoclonal antibody used to treat inflammatory bowel disease in humans might lead to a “functional” cure of an infection with the AIDS virus. 938 more words

Antibody

Fake Condoms

This month as i was perusing newspapers i noticed something; condoms advertisement warning users to be on the look out. At first i was not keen then when a whole week seemed to be the norm, i decided to read through it. 164 more words

Health

IF I WERE BRAVE

Harold “Scottie” Scott
If I Were Brave, One Man’s Journey is a true story.

A story of a southern, farm boy from Tennessee, who, after a positive test for HIV infection, at age 29, navigates his way into, and through the dark, emotional days he experienced, in coming to terms with the life changing diagnosis. 354 more words

HIV/AIDS

The Next Pandemic: It Only Takes One (Part 1 of 3)

Ebola Virus” by Global Panorama is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Editor’s Note: This article is the first of a three-part series on the components involved in the creation and prevention of infectious disease outbreaks. 1,312 more words

Health And Medicine

Abia state (Health) HID/AIDS literacy

 study investigated the effect of use of symbols and pictorials in designing HIV/AIDS educational preventive interventions in selected rural communities in Abia State, Nigeria. One hundred and eighty respondents composed of female between the ages of (25-55) years were chosen for the study. 166 more words

Research Development

Health Disparities in HIV Prevention

Hi, friends!  I’m looking forward to blogging about a variety of things, but today I’m going to share some thoughts with you about things that are really important and salient in my life at the moment.   656 more words

Health Disparity