Less money for vaccinating children, providing HIV testing, treating substance abuse and preparing for biological, chemical and radiological disasters.
IIn honor of National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day the Snohomish Health District will host a free Health & Beauty Fair for Women of Color on Saturday, March 9 at Edmonds Community College, and a free HIV testing day for women on March 12.
February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, an opportunity to promote HIV prevention, testing, and treatment among African Americans in the United States.
In this third article from her series on teens, sex and the risk of sexually transmitted infections, Seattle Children’s physician Dr. Yolanda Evans talks chlamydia.
This this first article of a series on sexually transmitted infections in teens, Seattle Children’s Dr. Yolanda Evans begins by first talking about teens and sexuality. “As teens,” she writes, “we start to discover who we are attracted to and what we are looking for in a partner. We also start to experiment with relationships . . .
All youth should know how HIV is transmitted and prevented, understand what puts them at risk for HIV, and be tested if they are at risk, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns.
Seattle has become a major center for global health research, activism and philanthropy. But how much do you know about U.S. global health activities? The Kaiser Family Foundation has created a quick 10-question quiz to test your global health chops. Take the quiz. The answers might surprise you..
Study casts doubt on prostate surgery for men with early-stage disease. MS drug fails to slow progression to disability. FDA approves first drug to prevent HIV infection.
How do you live knowing you might have an Alzheimer’s gene? Applying lessons from Africa to tackle AIDS in D.C. Taking pills to boost your grades. Caring for farmworkers.
Dr. Corey is an expert in virology, immunology and vaccine development. His research has focused on herpes viruses, HIV and other viral infections, particularly those associated with cancer.
Davis will oversee PATH’s annual budget of $305 million, a staff of nearly 1,200, and a portfolio of projects based in PATH offices in 22 countries. He succeeds Dr. Christopher J. Elias, who left PATH to become president of the Global Development Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Santorum once wanted more government involvement in health care, not less. Electronic health records and medical malpractice. Making the best of old age. Talking about AIDS and sex.
The FDA recently hit the American Red Cross with a nearly $10 million fine for safety violations, lax oversight and faulty testing of its blood services. The fine is just the latest of more than a dozen the Red Cross has racked up in the last decade.
Health organizations and school districts are using Web sites and texting services to provide teens with accurate information about sex, the New York Times reports.