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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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HIV/AIDS, a major health issue

Some people may think that HIV is far away from their lives. But in fact, HIV has become a major global public health issue. The WHO reported that 36.7 million people were living with HIV in 2016. Unfortunately, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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California Gov Jerry Brown signs law lowering failure to disclose HIV to partner, blood donation from felony to misdemeanor

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Friday that lowers from a felony to a misdemeanor the crime of knowingly exposing a sexual partner to HIV without disclosing the infection. This measure will also apply to blood More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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STD testing: why you should test yourself now

You have probably heard numerous warnings about unprotected sex, having multiple sex partners and using sex toys of unknown sources. Everyone has, at least once, become overtaken by pleasure and forgotten these More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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UAB performs Deep South’s first HIV-positive kidney transplant from HIV-positive deceased donor

Sometime in the next few days or weeks — whenever he can adequately gather his thoughts — a Mississippi man plans to sit down and write a very important letter to a family he has never met, but whose legacy More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Wyoming report increase in syphilis in the southeast

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) has detected an alarming, localized increase in reported syphilis cases from southeast Wyoming this year. Treponema pallidum Photo/CDC “We have had six reported cases of More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
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Texas removes Planned Parenthood from Medicaid program, defunds troubled group

Texas lawmakers have removed the clinics from the state’s Medicaid program, essentially defunding the abortion giant in the wake of the Center for Medical Progress investigative videos show the sale of fetal More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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New study highlights Illinois abortion clinics ‘dangerous’ conditions

A new study says Illinois is facing a serious women’s health crisis and the Illinois Department of Public Health is receiving the heat for the crisis. A new report, released by Illinois Right to Life, documents More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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HIV Prevention: Digital outreach efforts to reach at-risk younger men

(NEW YORK, NY, June 23, 2014) –While many HIV prevention interventions have traditionally been delivered face-to-face, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing suggests that digital outreach efforts More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 28th, 2013
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Knowing HIV status lowers sexual risk among US gay and bisexual men

A new analysis of data from 20 major U.S. cities reveals continued signs of sexual risk among gay and bisexual men, but shows dramatically lower sexual risk among those who accurately know their HIV status. The More...


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