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Friend of woman found dead on New Year's says St. Paul's Hospital asked her to leave

Questions still remain in regards to the death of Rudy Kishayinew, 22, whose body was found outside near 20th Street West and Avenue P on New Year’s Day. 478 more words

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UCSOP Students Volunteer at Kanawha Charleston Health Department Harm Reduction Program

Contributed by: Grandee Dang, Class of 2019 ASCP Secretary 

Growing up within the inner-city communities of California, I was exposed to many of the social and economic problems that plagued the area. 450 more words

University Of Charleston School Of Pharmacy

Heritage neighbourhood residents raise concern about Carmichael's plan to move

Carmichael Outreach is applying to rezone a building on the 1500 block of 12th Avenue. The organization hopes to move their operation to that property next year but nearby residents have some concerns. 416 more words

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U.S. Surgeon General Now Endorses Harm Reduction

This is potentially very exciting news because it could be the first step in lifting the ban on federal funding for needle exchange programs. The government has always denied federal funding for harm reduction facilities and needle exchanges, with the exception of a brief two year period in the 1990’s. 367 more words

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Gran Fury-esc Needle Exchange Program art activism for Prisons

The art activism during the 1980s used to advocate for funding for AIDS research, treatment, and prevention made me think of other ways that HIV is spread. 285 more words

Injection 'Chill Rooms' Proposed For Oakland Needle Exchange Program

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – While heralding Oakland’s existing needle exchange program for lowering the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C, advocates say it’s simply doesn’t go far enough. 222 more words

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KCHD's Harm Reduction Program

Beginning in December 2015 the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department opened its Harm Reduction Clinic with Syringe Exchange Program. The program is designed to reduce the number of shared and re-used needles in order to control the spread of Hepatitis. 400 more words