Posts tagged "HIV/AIDS"

Oct. 15 news: Public health funding cuts, enterovirus test, New York AIDS epidemic

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.
National HIV Testing Day sweeps communities nationwide

National HIV Testing Day sweeps communities nationwide

Communities across the nation are encouraging people of all ages and sexual orientations to participate today in National HIV Testing Day.

Advocates raise awareness of range of LGBT health issues

While HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment remains a prominent issue in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, staff at health centers such as Howard Brown Health Center in Chicago know it is not the only public health issue of concern. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health.

May 15 news: Measles vaccine and cancer, daily pill to fight AIDS, raw milk

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, May 15, 2014.
Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day

Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day

For the 34 million people living with HIV, Dec. 1 means more than honoring lives already lost to one of the deadliest pandemics in history. World AIDS Day is about preventing and ultimately eradicating AIDS, and building off the health achievements that are already bringing us closer.

Sept. 23 news: Universal flu vaccine, AIDS-related deaths decrease, elderly dementia cases to triple

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, September 23, 2013.
Infographic touts success against HIV/AIDS, warns of budget cuts

Infographic touts success against HIV/AIDS, warns of budget cuts

APHA rolled out its newest public health infographic today to amplify a continuing drumbeat around public health’s major contributions to the fight against HIV/AIDS in the U.S.
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

Today is National HIV Testing Day, hosted by AIDS.gov to address one simple fact: More than 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV, yet one in five is unaware of it.

A ‘condomology’ lesson

The facts about condom use show that most sexually active people use them incorrectly, if at all. Two-thirds of sex acts among single adults don’t involve a condom. Experts say these problems are easily solvable.

July 27 news: Olympics, Colorado victims, ‘sexting’

Working odd hours may increase likelihood of heart diseases; public health department says breaking up isn’t so hard to do with education; and should New York City be more lenient on sick days? These stories and more topping public health headlines today, Friday, July 27, 2012.

AIDS Quilt pioneer Juster talks NAMES Project

The crown symbol of the fight against HIV/AIDS now weighs 54 tons, spans 1.3 million square feet and includes 94,000-plus names on more than 48,000 panels. The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt has come a long way since its inception and Joan Juster helped get it off the ground.

International AIDS Conference attracts big names to D.C.

Monday’s sessions at the week-long XIX International AIDS Conference brought together policymakers, entertainers, doctors and global ambassadors of public health to champion the theme of this year’s event: “Turning the tide together.”