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CDC: Newly diagnosed Black HIV-Positive MSM fall out of care, have lowest viral suppression

And of that number, only 42 percent have achieved viral suppression—a validation that their virus is under control at a level that helps keep them healthy while also significantly reducing their chances of transmitting HIV to others. ...

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MAMMOPALOOZA offers fun and educational events

In recognition of breast cancer awareness month in October, Broward Health is celebrating its sixth year of MAMMOPALOOZA, a fun, month-long event that provides extended opportunities for mammograms and breast cancer education at all Broward Health hospitals. ...

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Ending southern discomfort: Eight ways to fight the AIDS epidemic down south

If the United States is serious about ushering in an AIDS-free generation, our nation must end the epidemic in the South. Eight of the 10 states with the highest HIV infection rates are located below the Mason-Dixon Line, as are nine of the 10 states with the highest AIDS fatality rates ...

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Southern states are now epicenter of HIV/AIDS in the U.S.

Southern states are now epicenter of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. ...

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Florida Department of Health in Broward County issues mosquito-borne illness advisory

The Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) today issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory after confirming a locally acquired case of Chikungunya Fever, a disease spread by bites from infected mosquitoes. If a person is infected and bitten by a mosquito, that mosquito may later spread the infection by biting another person. ...

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Aging successfully with HIV/AIDS

Aging successfully with HIV/AIDS ...

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Mental Health & HIV: What you should know

What you should know ...

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Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville provides new treatment for ruptured and unruptured brain aneurysms

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is part of an international trial evaluating a new treatment for both ruptured and unruptured brain aneurysms. ...

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Adult obesity rates increased in six states, report finds

Adult obesity rates increased in six states in the past year, and did not decrease in any, according to a report from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. ...

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High Rates of Obesity Among Black Women

Photo credit: Martin Barraud/Getty Images When you hear about the growing waistline of the United States, study after study, report after report, seems to place special focus on minority communities, particularly African Americans. According to the CDC: Nearly 60 percent of black women are obese Nearly 38 percent of black men 20 years and over are obese CDC studies also have shown that obesity rates can var ...

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