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HIV strikes Black gay men more, despite safer behaviors

Young black gay men are 16 times more likely to have HIV than whites, even though they have fewer partners, have less unsafe sex, and get tested for HIV more often, a new study shows. 241 more words

Research

STIs: Facts and Fiction

Watch the video and write a one page paper that summaries the video, including a summary of etiology, prevention, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

Academic Papers

Thought for the month - one in four breast cancers could be prevented

This Australian study suggests that a large number of cancer occurrences could be prevented by giving up smoking and/or eating more fruit and vegetables. See link below. 13 more words

Thoughts

Studies say drinking coffee can be good, unless you're doing this | Ladders

It’s that time of the week when you need to hear news about how your daily consumption of coffee is killing you or making you stronger, or a combination of both — leaving you in a constant state of fear, panic or immense confidence as well as hyperactive because you just drank coffee.
— Read on www.theladders.com/

Public Health

Lawrence Station Elementary School student wins Fire Chief for the Day

Every year, one lucky New Brunswick student is awarded the opportunity to be their community’s Fire Chief for a Day.

“You put your name on this ticket, and all your information, and then it goes into a draw and then you can win different stuff and Fire Chief for a Day,” says student Ethan Blair. 292 more words

Canada

SHELTER PROJECT FINDINGS CAN HELP IMPROVE SERVICE DELIVERY FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE SURVIVORS

— Media Release —

Today (Thursday, 6 December), marks the final event the National Shelter Movement of South Africa (NSM) and the Heinrich Boell Foundation’s (HBF) 3-year project, “Enhancing State Responsiveness to GBV: Paying the True Costs”.  591 more words

Still needs me...

As my daughter looked up at me, I saw her beautiful blue eyes begging for an answer through her tears. There were so many firsts that rushed through my mind with her as my oldest child.  393 more words

Prevention