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Blacks in AIDS 2012 Leadership: Adaora A. Adimora, M.D.

One in a series about Black Americans engaged in leadership roles for the 2012 International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012).

For Adaora A. Adimora, M.D., professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine at Chapel Hill,...

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Blacks in AIDS 2012 Leadership: Jesse Milan

One in a series about Black Americans engaged in leadership roles for the 2012 International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012).

Jesse Milan, vice president and director of Altarum Institute's Community Health Systems Group and current board chair emeritus...

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Five HIV Facts You Need to Tell Your Parents and Other Elders

"They have bathed us, fed us and changed our dirty diapers, but today they need our help," LaShieka Purvis Hunter writes for the Black AIDS Institute. "Whether your elders are looking for companionship, re-entering the dating scene, finding a 'friend...

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Condomless Nation, Male Edition: Three Black Men Explain Why They Snubbed Love Gloves

With one in 50 Black Americans infected with HIV -- and experts estimating that one in 16 Black men and one in 30 Black women will become infected during their lifetimes -- you'd think that folks would use condoms all the time. Yet rising HIV and oth...

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Condomless Nation, Female Edition: Three Black Women Explain Why They Snubbed Love Gloves

Condomless Nation, Female Edition: Three Black Women Explain Why They Snubbed Love Gloves With one in 50 Black Americans infected with HIV -- and experts estimating that one in 16 Black men and one in 30 Black women will become infected during their ...

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Overweight Teen Girls More Likely to Start Sex Early

Overweight Teen Girls More Likely to Start Sex Early The amount of food their daughters are consuming, or the extra pounds they are packing on, may now be the least of parents' worries. According to a recent study (registration required) presented at...