All posts tagged "cdc"

  • UHU To Unveil New Mobile-Screening Unit

    Us Helping Us, People Into Living Inc. (UHU), the local support group for HIV-positive black gay men, will unveil its new mobile health-screening unit Friday,...

  • Time To Test

    Federal and local health organizations, along with a number of local churches, will observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Friday, Feb. 7, encouraging people, particularly...

  • CDC urged to stop denying cancer screenings to transgender women

    Two national LGBT-rights organizations are calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to re-evaluate a discriminatory policy that denies cancer screenings to...

  • Addressing the Data

    Local HIV/AIDS organizations responded this week to the Federal Center for Disease Control and Prevention's new study on HIV infections in the U.S. The study,...

  • Meet the New Bias, Same as the Old Bias

    SAN FRANCISCO – Attorneys challenging the California ballot measure that banned same-sex marriage painted the ''Yes on 8'' campaign today as a modern day copycat...

  • Healthy Relationship

    Among the infamous milestones of the HIV pandemic, June 2005 and the figure 46 percent stand out for African-American gay men. It was then that...

  • Revising Treatments

    From ''super strains'' of HIV, to exotic and resistant forms of chlamydia, news of sexually related bugs, germs and microbes is certain to prick up...

  • Deciphering Syphilis

    Syphilis infection rates are apparently on the rise in the U.S. On Nov. 8, the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the...

  • HIV and LGV in MSM

    With St. Valentine's Day, February is the month best associated with romantic love. Within the MSM (men who have sex with men) community, however, the...

  • Making the Syphi-list

    Recently released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tracking sexually transmitted diseases in 2003 does not offer much good news for...

  • Kicking the Habit

    Two times as many lesbians report being heavy smokers than straight women, says the Mautner Project for Lesbians with Cancer, so it's no surprise if...

  • Fighting Hepatitis

    Previously we looked at hepatitis A and all the excellent reasons to get the readily-available vaccine. Now it's time to learn about hepatitis B and...

  • ABCs of Hepatitis

    How do you know if you're at risk for hepatitis? Well, do you have anal or oral sex? How about rimming? Have you ever shared...

  • Body and Soul

    Things would be much easier if that proverbial apple a day really did keep the doctor away. But getting and staying healthy is, of course,...

  • The Wait Is Over

    Plugging the new rapid HIV Test in his meeting with the Presidential Advisory Commission on HIV/AIDS on January 31, President Bush couldn't help but sound...

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