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1107, 2019

Kitchener has changed the way it’s helping people treat and prevent HIV — here’s how

Local organization for people with HIV wants to create a 'one-stop shop' for healthcare Greg Mann is the co-ordinator of support services with the AIDS Committee of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo [...]

1107, 2019

Dr. Peter Centre’s Innovative Program for Men Over 50 Living With HIV Sees Enrolment Double

VANCOUVER, BC, July 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The Dr. Peter Centre, a non-profit organization that supports innovative healthcare delivery in the Metro Vancouver area for people living with HIV, has seen major uptake [...]

1107, 2019

In Health Affairs: Large positive returns on HIV treatment

In 2014 the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) established 90-90-90 treatment targets for the treatment of HIV. These goals include 90 percent of people with HIV will know [...]

1107, 2019

Seattle AIDS memorial will explore ways to honor victims and inspire activism

HIV/AIDS art memorial being built in Capitol Hill A team of artists is developing designs for an HIV/AIDS memorial on Capitol Hill, one of just a handful nationwide. SEATTLE — [...]

1107, 2019

New Book Follows Chicago Women Over A Decade Who Have HIV Or Aids

University of California Press Northwestern University sociology and African American studies professor Celeste Watkins-Hayes joined the Morning Shift on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, to discuss her new book, "Remaking a [...]

1007, 2019

Vancouver police fentanyl seizures more than doubled in 2018

“Heroin, which used to be the dominant illicit opioid in Vancouver, is difficult if not impossible to find now." FILE PHOTO: Vancouver police and doctors raise awareness about fentanyl during [...]

1007, 2019

Men with High HIV Risk Have Unique Gut Microbes, Inflammation: Study

The microbiomes of men who have sex with men are associated with greater immune system activation and promote elevated rates of viral infection in vitro. Afew years ago, microbiologist Catherine Lozupone and [...]

1007, 2019

Turkish Education Ministry to teach students about HIV, AIDS

The Turkish Education Ministry will integrate education on HIV and AIDS into the curriculum as part of the Health Ministry’s Turkey HIV/AIDS Control Program 2019-2024 in a bid to raise awareness about the topic. The Education Ministry will accordingly work together [...]

1007, 2019

Spike in overdoses reportedly due to opioid-sedative mix that acts like ‘date rape drug’

Vancouver Coastal Health warned of fentanyl-benzodiazepine mix months ago Paramedics and firefighters work to revive an overdose patient. (Frederic Gagnon/CBC) A new deadly cocktail has been showing up in Vancouver's drug [...]

1007, 2019

Nova Scotians can now choose X or no gender for ID documents

Shae Morse, a teacher and community advocate, says the province’s announcement Tuesday of extended options for gender identity on identification cards and documents is a step in the right direction. [...]