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A Monitoring and Evaluation Officer of the National AIDS Control Programme, Reverend Kenneth Ayeh Danso has urged men to check their HIV status for early treatment and prevention.
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — In honor of National HIV Testing Day, the Kent County Health Department is hosting several events this week where you can find out your status for free. Trying to break the stigma around HIV and STI testing, they are doing what ...
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We need to learn the lessons from the HIV/AIDS epidemic and avoid stigmatising men who have sex with men.
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The CDC said gay men who are HIV positive or who are taking medicines to reduce their chance of contracting HIV face the greatest risk from monkeypox.
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Nebraska's first death from an infection from the Naegleria Fowleri amoeba, or "brain-eating amoeba", comes a little more than a week from one of the busiest water recreation times of the year, Labor Day weekend. "This is something that is present in ...
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I spoke with Dr. Ajay Sethi, professor of Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, about monkeypox. When I broached this topic, he said, “Anybody with skin can be infected with this virus because the virus really doesn't ...
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — It's still summer, but never too early to start talking flu season. Dr. William Valenti, co-founder of Trillium Health in Rochester says their clinic is still awaiting a shipment of this year's flu vaccine.
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They hope to eliminate confusion because monkeypox spreads slowly and differently compared to common respiratory viruses.
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With every beat of your heart, blood carries oxygen from your lungs throughout your body. This life-sustaining process happens automatically, whether you're awake or asleep. But for people with sickle cell disease, it often goes awry.
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By Margery A. Beck and Josh Funk | Associated Press. OMAHA, Neb. — A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said, making it the second such probable death in ...
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For most of her career, Kathy Roberto has worked with breast cancer patients.She spent years as a nurse supporting patients, educating others, advocating and volunteering. When she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019, she found herself on the...
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ATLANTA (WSAV) — Georgia has nearly 48000 monkeypox vaccine doses and is reporting 1033 cases so far. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Georgia ranks in the top 5 for the highest number of monkeypox cases in the country just ...
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Seattle Children's and OBCC have been treating patients with SCD for more than two decades. In that time, many lessons have been learned.
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WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: The man first visited his GP with a small red mark on his face, before it developed into necrosis within three days, causing his nose to completely scab over and turn black.
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GENEVA (AFP) – The World Health Organization (WHO) called for people infected with monkeypox to avoid exposing animals to the virus following a first reported case of human-to-dog transmission. A first case of human-to-dog transmission of monkeypox ...
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