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  1. 1479 reads Flu vaccination season is here. Streptococcus pneumoniae is a bacteria that can cause pneumonia and middle ear infections, as well as invasive pneumococcal disease, which includes bloodstream infections and meningitis.  People living with HIV/A ...
    News Article updated on 11/17/2012

  2. 1216 reads Quality Academy Tutorial 23: Understanding and Addressing Health Literacy, defines health literacy and its role in HIV/AIDS care care. The tutorial provides strategies for improving health literacy among clients (e.g., screening for health lite ...
    News Article updated on 10/23/2012

  3. 1523 reads There are 6+ million veterans getting care from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), of which 170,119 have been diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C (HCV). The VA is part of the Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepa ...
    News Article updated on 10/31/2012

  4. 1643 reads See the Ryan White Community for an updated listing of Ryan White Part D grantees serving women, infants, children, and youth. Program Parts Part D- Women, Infants, Children, Youth Friday, November 9, 2012 Program Managers & Administrators ...
    News Article updated on 11/09/2012

  5. 1210 reads Creating a Welcoming and Safe Environment for LGBT People and Families is the topic of a November 15 Webinar to be presented by Nathan Levitt, RN, Community Outreach and Education Nurse from New York City's Callen-Lorde Community Health Ce ...
    News Article updated on 11/13/2012

  6. 1468 reads Find 25 HHS-sponsored mobile applications here as HHS makes digital content available where, when, and how citizens want it.  One of the mobile apps, Facing AIDS, is for use in reducing AIDS stigma in three easy steps: Take a photo with their m ...
    News Article updated on 11/14/2012

  7. 1463 reads The Fall 2012 issue of UAB Magazine covers the work of the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB) in HIV/AIDS research and care.  The article  captures various innovations in HIV from the program's early development, to special initiatives ...
    News Article updated on 11/15/2012

  8. 1559 reads Tobacco cessation important for HIV+ patients. Of HIV+ patients enrolled in care from 2006 to 2010, 53% had ever used tobacco (59% females vs. 51% males, 56% black vs. 50% white) (CDC data from HIV Outpatient Study). In contrast, only 19% of th ...
    News Article updated on 11/17/2012

  9. 857 reads Draft recommendations were released November 19 by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force calling for screening all 15-65 year olds for HIV. If adopted, universal HIV screening could be adopted by insurers as a preventive care service with no c ...
    News Article updated on 11/20/2012

  10. 1619 reads The biennial Ryan White Program progress report for 2012, titled Ahead of the Curve this time around, features the program's history and highlights examples of the program's work, for Parts A though F.   Program Parts Tuesday, Novembe ...
    News Article updated on 11/27/2012

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