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1706, 2019

Breaking down HIV exclusions in cancer clinical trials

As an eligibility barrier cracks, a lung cancer patient gets a new lease on life  |  By Fred Hutch News Service staff For reasons that date back to the earliest [...]

1706, 2019

Fred Lee’s Social Network: The return of Art for Life

Fred Lee's weekly look at the movers and shakers of Vancouver ART RETURNS: After a four-year hiatus, Art for Life returned. Vancouver Friends for Life’s marquee event for 21 years, the [...]

1706, 2019

‘5B’ nurses: the untold inspirational story of the lost AIDS generation

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 30: Julianne Moore appears at the 2019 Verizon Media NewFront on April 30, 2019 in New York City presenting the AIDS documentary ‘5B.’ (Photo [...]

1706, 2019

PRIDE FLAG IN DELTA VANDALIZED FOR THE SECOND TIME IN JUST TWELVE DAYS

Photo: Ladner United Church / Facebook For the second time in less than two weeks, a pride flag in Delta has been defaced by vandals. Ladner United Church, which is [...]

1706, 2019

Langley Township removes woman’s pride flag from her home after neighbour complains

LANGLEY (NEWS 1130) — An Aldergrove woman is shocked and outraged after she says a rainbow flag she hung on her property was taken down by the Township of Langley. [...]

1306, 2019

Canada- All about trichomoniasis, the world’s most common curable STI

Cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have increased dramatically across Canada over the past couple of decades. Here’s what experts want you to know when getting tested for STIs. Around [...]

1306, 2019

Homeless numbers in Vancouver have increased for another year in a row

Homelessness is at its highest level in Vancouver since the city started the annual Homeless Count – back in 2002 – it was revealed today. Those findings were part of [...]

1306, 2019

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at Trout Lake Park this June

As if there weren’t enough reasons to get out and enjoy the sunshine, National Indigenous Day is coming back to a popular Vancouver city park this month. The free event takes [...]

1306, 2019

WOMEN’S PERSONAL SAFETY WORKSHOPS VANCOUVER 2019

Photo: Vancouver Police Department / Facebook   Put on by the Vancouver Police Department, the Women’s Personal Safety Workshops are returning this fall. The idea for these workshops first came to [...]

1206, 2019

What Working As The Head Nurse In The Country’s First AIDS Ward Was Like

PHOTO: JOHN PHILLIPS/GETTY IMAGES. In the early '80s, a group of nurses and volunteers at San Francisco General Hospitalgot to work to create what would become the only special care unit [...]