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Quick Action on Possible NYC Ebola Patient

By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today Emergency department (ED) staff at New York City's Mount Sinai Hospital reacted swiftly to a patient possibly infected with Ebola virus. "It was about 7 minutes from the time [he] walked in the door to the time [he was] in the isolation room," said Jeremy Boal, MD, the hospital's chief medical officer. The man -- whose name and occupation have no ...

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Broward Health North CEO named one of 50 Most Powerful Black Professionals in Business for 2104

Broward Health North CEO named one of 50 Most Powerful Black Professionals in Business for 2104 ...

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HIV/AIDS cure a step closer with anti-cancer drugs ‘kicking’ virus out of infected cells ...

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Mosquito-borne chikungunya hits home

Mosquito-borne chikungunya hits home ...

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Pre-existing condition bans – Are they really gone?

Pre-existing condition bans – Are they really gone? ...

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Equipping students to make healthy sexual choices

Equipping students to make healthy sexual choices ...

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The CDC’S new national MSM HIV Campaign neglects Black men

The CDC’S new national MSM HIV Campaign neglects Black men ...

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Opening ceremony July 20, 2014

Opening ceremony July 20, 2014 ...

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HIV / AIDS – A perspective

HIV / AIDS - A perspective By Mehjabeen Poonawala, Ph. D      AIDS is caused by the Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which damages the body’s defense system. People infected with HIV usually live for years without any signs of the disease. They may look and feel healthy, but they can still pass on the virus to others. HIV is a retrovirus with two primary types: HIV-1 and HIV-2. There are many strains of ...

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