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Mississippi’s Roadblocks to health-care reform

[caption id="attachment_12469" align="alignleft" width="144"] Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant[/caption] Mississippi’s Roadblocks to health-care reform The Black AIDS Institute       The road to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is smoother in some states than in others. In Mississippi the journey to health-care reform has been particularly turbulent. State leaders and lawmakers have clashed over key tenets of the ...

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Circumcision study supports HIV theory

new study offers support for the theory that removing the foreskin deprives troublesome bacteria of a place to live ...

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Exclusive breastfeeding for more than four months lowers mother-to-infant HIV risk

HIV-infected mothers who exclusively breastfeed for more than the first four months of life have a lower risk of transmitting the virus ...

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Highly active antiretroviral therapies may be cardioprotective in HIV-infected children, teens

Long-term use of highly active antiretroviral therapies (HAART) does not appear to be associated with impaired heart function in children and adolescents ...

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Highly active antiretroviral therapies may be cardioprotective in HIV-infected children, teens By MedicaHighly active antiretroviral therapies may be cardioprotective in HIV-infected children, teens By Medical News Today Long-term use of highly active antiretroviral therapies (HAART) does not appear to be associated with impaired heart function in children and adolescents in a study that sought to determine ...

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HIV infections increasing in urban Black men

About 72 percent of new HIV infections in this age group occur in men who have sex with men, and 57 percent occur among African Americans. ...

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Florida’s requirement for unemployment benefits is unconstitutional

[caption id="attachment_12477" align="alignleft" width="144"] Gov. Rick Scott[/caption] Florida’s requirement for unemployment benefits is unconstitutional By Roger Caldwell      It looks like Governor Scott again is on the wrong side of the law and the citizens of Florida. Many of the poor, the minorities, people with disabilities, and workers with limited English proficiency do not own or understand how t ...

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Reparations movement should be revived

[caption id="attachment_12475" align="alignleft" width="144"] William Reed[/caption] Business Exchange Reparations movement should be revived By William Reed      Ask anyone you know and you’ll find most Americans don’t see the validity of the issue of reparations for Blacks and don’t connect the dots to see how the injustice of the past shapes everyday life in America.  The father of America’s contemporary ...

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Learning to teach students how to learn

African American students achieve at a different level than white students ...

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President Obama agrees to end war on drugs

In the last week the Obama Administration has announced its plan to end the “War on Drugs ...

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