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Gary Dourdan: Actor, musician, activist

One in a weekly series about the Black AIDS Institute's Greater Than AIDS ambassadors, who are using their VIP status in Black America to increase awareness of HIV/AIDS and HIV testing and treatment. ...

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Road to AIDS 2012: A Series of Town Hall Meetings – Philadelphia

The 12th in a series of articles about the Road to AIDS 2012, a 17-city tour that seeks to define the state of the U.S. epidemic and that leads up to the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., in July 2012. ...

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Rae Lewis-Thornton: Still fighting AIDS at 50

During the of summer of 1992, Rae Lewis-Thornton, barely 30 years old and at the height of a promising career as a political organizer, decided it was time to tell her closest friends and loved ones that she was dying. ...

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Broward Health offers early breast cancer screening to uninsured and underinsured women

Broward Health has announced that it will continue its efforts to promote early detection of breast cancer by offering free mammograms and other breast health services for uninsured ...

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FDA approves new combination vaccine that protects children against two bacterial diseases

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Menhibrix, a combination vaccine for infants and children ages six weeks through 18 months, for prevention of invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitides serogroups C and Y and Haemophilus influenza type b. ...

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DOH sees several high level departures

Several high-level employees have left the Florida Department of Health in recent months, and one of the latest to leave said the departures highlight an agency abandoning its public service mission for political ideology. ...

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AIDS 2012 Civil Society Leadership: Marcus Day

Marcus Day is director of the Caribbean Drug Abuse Research Institute as well as founder and coordinator of the Caribbean Harm Reduction Coalition, based in Castries, St. Lucia. ...

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Hair relaxers are linked to tumors in Black women

Not only do hair relaxers make Black women hair fall out – but it’s causing non-cancerous tumors in their uterine and to make matters worse it’s also making young Black girls develop puberty ...

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The public is asked to protect themselves against mosquito-borne illnesses

During this most recent rainy season, officials at the Broward County Health Department are reminding the public how important it is to eliminate mosquito-breeding sources and to take precautions against mosquito bites. ...

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Mosquito season is here

Broward County’s rainy season is upon us and each day the humidity increases as well- making a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. The Mosquito Control Section of Broward County’s Highway ...

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