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One Choice is No Choice: Florida Governor Rick Scott Denies Critical Healthcare Coverage to Those Living with HIV  

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the nation’s largest non-profit HIV/AIDS healthcare provider and largest global AIDS organization, is blasting Florida Governor Rick Scott for denying critical healthcare coverage to those living with HIV/AIDS ...

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Countering Mental Health Stigma in the Black church ...

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Human clinical trials are up next for experimental HIV vaccine

       According to U.S. researchers, an experimental HIV vaccine protected animals from dozens of strains of HIV and a human trial of the vaccine is expected to begin in the second half of 2019.   ...

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Gaining insight into Alzheimer’s and the African American population

     The Alzheimer’s Association has now identified that African Americans develop Alzheimer’s at a higher rate than any other group of Americans. They are about twice as likely as non-Hispanic whites to develop the disease or other forms of dementia, according to the association, a group that focuses on research, care and education. ...

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Health, Diversity and Inclusion Leader Sheila Thorne will receive the New Jersey State Association IBPOEW’s Civil Liberties 2018 Community Service Award

Sheila Thorne, the President of Multicultural Healthcare Marketing Group, will receive the 2018 Community Service Award at the New Jersey State Association of the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World (IBPOEW) Civil Liberties Luncheon, honoring her advocacy, service and commitment to public responsibility ...

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Tiffany Davis needs a bone marrow transplant to get a second chance at life

Tiffany Davis needs a bone marrow transplant to get a second chance at life. As a 31-year-old breast cancer survivor, she thought her cancer journey was enough for a lifetime. ...

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Why does HIV pose a greater threat to women’s hearts?

     HIV-related heart disease is a leading cause of death among people living with HIV—even when they are on consistent, effective HIV treatment. Researchers are learning that this complication is likely brought on by chronic inflammation from the virus itself and other factors. What is less understood is why HIV seems to take a greater toll on the hearts of women. ...

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Jussie Smollett announces “Sum of My Music Tour” to support the Black AIDS Institute

The tour, titled Sum Of My Music Tour, debuted in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on April 20, 2018, and will span Europe and the United States, culminating in a performance in New Orleans for the Essence Festival. A portion of the tour’s proceeds will go to support The Black AIDS Institute (BAI) and Flint Kids. ...

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Prevention is the key

Prevention is the key ...

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