The Sound of Silence: A Blog Entry by Philip D. (October 31, 2010)
I have come to understand that the voice that I hear from the moment I open my eyes in the morning until my head hits the pillow at night, playing both judge and jury, is a culmination of perhaps every voice I?ve ever heard except Philip's. This week, each time I wanted to label or judge something around me, I asked myself, whose voice was I listening to: there?s or mine?
Two Plus Two Equals Seven, Doesn't It? A Blog Entry by Ed Perlmutter (October 26, 2010)
"I did not ask for an HIV test because I had never asked for an HIV test ... And somewhere between here and there (1999? 2002? 2004? who knows the year, really?), HIV lost much of its high-profile status both in my consciousness and in the media."
Local Non-Profit Fights for DASH Funding: A Blog Entry by Candace Y.A. Montague (October 24, 2010)
DASH [the Division of Adolescent & School Health] provides education to youth in schools concerning various health topics such as asthma, obesity, nutrition, tobacco use, safety and HIV/STD prevention. It is the only funding stream for school-based HIV prevention. DASH is now in jeopardy of losing its funding ...
D as in "DOG," as in Vitamin D: A Blog Entry by Sherri Beachfront Lewis (October 22, 2010)
I'm told that most people are in need of Vitamin D so here we go, a new study for Vitamin D. Hopefully this new study will provide some answers. I am still on the first front line, first generation being a longtime HIV-positive woman who is aging.
Disturbing New Information on MSM and HIV: A Blog Entry by Gary Bell (October 21, 2010)
One of the most frustrating aspects of working in HIV is addressing the many myths (as well as conspiracy theories) surrounding it-the most persistent of which is that AIDS is a "gay disease." ... However, a startling new report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) may add additional fuel to that myth.
A Beginner's Mind: A Blog Entry by Philip D. (October 20, 2010)
As I wind up my first two weeks of cultivating Mindfulness, I'm still not sure the best, most concise way of relaying what I've learned ... I don't think I've ever attempted something that sounded so simple but in practice, required such a true level of commitment.
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