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Until there’s a cure, prevention is our best hope for controlling HIV/AIDS

Until there’s a cure, prevention is our best hope for controlling HIV/AIDS

Aug. 14 | Most skin diseases occur in people of all nationalities, regardless of their skin color. Certain problems encountered in the skin are more common in people with different hues of skin, and sometimes a disorder seems more prominent because it affects...

African American sisters aging with HIV and co-morbidities

African American sisters aging with HIV and co-morbidities

Aug. 7 | Imani (not her real name) was 32 when she contracted HIV. Surrounded by sister-friends who died from the virus, Imani did not expect to reach middle age. Now in her fifth decade of life, Imani has new and multiple challenges. She self-manages her...

Budget sequestration will undermine fight against HIV

Budget sequestration will undermine fight against HIV

Mar. 6 | On March 1, federal budget sequestration went into effect. This will result in across-the-board cuts of 5.3 percent in most non-defense discretionary programs, including Ryan White, HIV prevention, HIV research, AIDS housing support, and prevention...

Documentary confronts us with the grim realities of Black AIDS

Documentary confronts us with the grim realities of Black AIDS

Dec. 12 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Released earlier this year, Endgame: AIDS in Black America (PBS-DVD), produced and directed by Renata Stone for WGBH/FRONTLINE, is an important documentary for the subject alone, keeping up awareness of...