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1201, 2018

Officials warn customers of Ontario nail salon to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B, C

The Middlesex-London Health Unit issued an alert Wednesday warning clients of Cali Nails in the White Oaks Mall in London, Ont., that they should talk to their doctors. Public health [...]

1201, 2018

Needle warning issued after second incident in Victoria

Victoria police said the woman was pricked when she took a paper bag away from her dog that it had found by a garbage can. After being pricked, she took [...]

1201, 2018

First SA HIV study focusing on transgender women launches

Picture: Reuters East London - The first South African study of HIV prevalence in transgender women was launched in East London on Wednesday.The study by the Human Sciences Research Council [...]

1201, 2018

Breakthrough in Memory Formation Research Reveals HIV-Like Protein That ‘Infects’ the Brain

  Tech & Science Arc HIV Viruses Memory long-term memory Alzheimer's Disease Scientists studying human cognition and long-term memory were surprised to discover that a key protein involved in those [...]

1201, 2018

7 frequently asked questions about ARVs

There are several different types of antiretroviral drugs and they work in different ways. Our expert answers the most commonly asked questions.  These are the main things you should know [...]

1101, 2018

Yes, Social Isolation is Literally Killing People With HIV

Loneliness is a struggle all too common for HIV-positive people over 50. Social isolation has become an invisible epidemic in our country. Every year, more and more people are isolating [...]

1101, 2018

Former no-tipping eatery Ritual calls it quits in Vancouver’s West End

A West End restaurant that started off with a no-tipping policy has shut down. Owner and chef Nevada Cope opened the 48-seat restaurant on March 26, 2016, after extensive renovations to the [...]

1101, 2018

‘Misdiagnosed and over-medicated:’ B.C. woman calls for change in mental health care

As Jessa Turner sorts through donated Christmas items in her bright garden-level suite in Coquitlam, she motions to a tiny plastic Christmas tree tucked into a cardboard box on the [...]

1101, 2018

Disability Alliance BC Launches Videos and Help Sheets for People with Disabilities Who Are Victims of Crime

Videos in Reader-friendly format, ASL, and Captioned: Disability Alliance BC (DABC) has created a series of short videos on a number of topics on the criminal justice system – how [...]

1001, 2018

India’s gay prince opens his palace to LGBT people

'I want to give people social and financial empowerment, so eventually people who want to come out won't be affected. They will have their own social security system,' says prince [...]