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Johnny Roberts and the Supremes

Jul 2, 2012 | Reproductive health |Women's Health |General | Comments (0)

ACA ruling sparks debate. Forgive me for not caring.


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Read ASHA’s HIV Testing Day press release.

Jun 26, 2012 | General |HIV | Comments (0)

The American Social Health Association (ASHA) joins other public health organizations in recognizing June 27th as National HIV Testing Day.


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June 27th is National HIV Testing Day

Jun 25, 2012 | HIV |Sexual Health | Comments (2)
Picture yourself reading newspaper articles and reports in the early 1980s about the discovery of AIDS - a term used for the first time to describe sudden cases of sarcoma or pneumonia infection in healthy people. AIDS was a tragedy of unknown proportions unfolding in all parts of the world, baffling the medical community and its innocent victims.

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Herpes Wisecracks Not So Clever

Jan 20, 2012 | General | Comments (1)

We received an email from someone in the Midwest who said a topic of discussion on a local FM talk station was the high prevalence of genital herpes in the area. We didn’t hear what transpired (nor have we seen a transcript) but apparently a caller posed the question as to whether other listeners have encountered such “dirty” people in their lives.

I sent an email to several folks at the station and, after acknowledging we’re working with second-hand information, gave some insight about the emotional wallop that usually accompanies a herpes diagnosis and even offered to appear on one of their programs to chat.


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World AIDS Day (and why HIV testing matters)

Nov 28, 2011 | General | Comments (0)
World AIDS Day is held annually on December 1st to increase awareness of the worldwide impact of HIV/AIDS. Getting to Zero is the theme of World AIDS Day 2011 – zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS related deaths.

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