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Latinos and HIV/AIDS

Latinos in the United States continue to be impacted by HIV/AIDS, having higher rates of both new HIV infections and people living with HIV disease than their white counterparts.1,2,3,4  Latino youth and gay and bisexual men have been particularly affected, and the epidemic’s impact varies across…

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Los Latinos y el VIH/SIDA

Latinos and HIV/AIDS (Spanish version)This fact sheet provides an overview of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States as it has affected Latinos, including information on the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS on the Latino community and a current case profile. It is available in English and Spanish.Fact Sheet:

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Covering the Epidemic: AIDS in the News Media, 1985-1996

Media Coverage Of AIDS: Broad-Based, Consistent Over Past Decade Focus Shifts, However, From Science/Medicine to Celebrity-Oriented Embargoed for release until: 9:00 a.m. E.T., Wednesday, June 26, 1996 Contact: Matt James or Tina Hoff Washington, D.C. — Media coverage in the U.S. of AIDS over the past decade has generally remained…

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Public Health in a Changing Health Care System: Linkages Between Public Health and MCOs In the Treatment and Prevention of STDs

Public health agencies and managed care organizations share responsibility for the health of the populations they serve. Their relationships are particularly important in the area of STDs. This study analyzes the evolving relationships between managed care organizations and public health agencies in how they manage the prevention, treatment, and tracking…

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HIV/AIDS Research: Successes Bring New Challenges

This issue brief, prepared for the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Capitol Hill Briefing Series on HIV/AIDS, provides an overview of key HIV/AIDS research issues and activities. It includes information about the types of HIV/AIDS research, who conducts HIV/AIDS research, funding for HIV/AIDS research, and remaining challenges for such research over the…

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer

An overview of the human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. and the cause of most cervical cancer. Fact Sheet

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The Impending Catastrophe: A Resource Book on the Emerging HIV/AIDS Epidemic in South Africa

The Impending Catastrophe: A Resource Book on the Emerging HIV/AIDS Epidemic in South AfricaIndications show that South Africa's 15-25 year olds are the most severely affected by the continuing spread of the HIV disease in that country. According to a report released May 11, 2000, by Abt Associates (South Africa)…

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The Sacramento Kings Join With Mayor Johnson and Local Organizations to Mobilize Fans to be “Greater Than AIDS”

Tomorrow at ARCO Arena, the Sacramento Kings join with Mayor Kevin Johnson, a former NBA player, and Sacramento Center for AIDS Research, Education Services (CARES) to encourage fans to be “Greater Than AIDS.” The special game night is organized as part of a national partnership between NBA Cares and Greater…

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National Campaign Encourages Young People to “Get Yourself Tested” for STDs, Including HIV

NEWS RELEASE April 9, 2012 NEW YORK, N.Y. — The fourth annual GYT: Get Yourself Tested campaign kicks off National STD Awareness Month (April) with new initiatives on-air, online, and on the ground at college campuses and in more than 5,000 health centers across the nation. GYT is an ongoing…

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Early Sexual Experiences: How Voluntary? How Violent?

Edward Laumann, Ph.D., Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, shares findings from the 1994 National Health and Social Life Survey, which suggest that having a violent or coercive first sexual experience is not as rare an occurrence as had been previously believed. Seminar participants — experts on sexuality and sexual…

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