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Chase Brexton Protest

Activists Maintain Pressure After Chase Brexton CEO Resigns: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

Baltimore's largest provider of health care to the city's most vulnerable communities has experienced months of upheaval and staff discontent, and there is more work to do to reform the agency.

Pregnant Guest Kicked Out of 'Charm Ball' Over Protest Fears: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King Img

Pregnant Guest Kicked Out of 'Charm Ball' Over Protest Fears: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

When blogger Itta Englander chose to join protesters at Chase Brexton's annual "Charm Ball" to voice concern over the direction of Baltimore's largest healthcare provider to the LGBT community, there was little doubt there would be some tension at th...

The Chase Brexton 'Fired Five'

Catching Up With Chase Brexton's 'Fired Five': A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

The five managers who were abruptly fired last month without notice by Chase Brexton, Baltimore's largest healthcare provider to the city's most vulnerable populations, met in person for the first time since their dismissal.

Jill Crank

The Human Toll of Chase Brexton's Union-Busting Efforts: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"With a union organizing effort underway by employees at Chase Brexton Health Care in Baltimore ... senior management evidently tried one of the oldest, and most cruelly transparent, tricks in the playbook," Mark S. King writes. "They fired managers ...

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Treatment After Exposure to HIV

What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Who Should Use PEP? Should PEP Be Used for Non-Occupational Exposure? How Is PEP Taken? What Are the Side Effects? The Bottom Line For More Information

What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis?

Prophylaxis ...

Listen to Donald's Story on POZIAM Radio: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img

Listen to Donald's Story on POZIAM Radio: A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

On October 1, 2011 Robert Breining and Jeromy Dunn spoke with 27 year old Donald P., who shared his personal story with HIV/AIDS.

Working in pre-hospital care for ten years, the first thing you learn is to expect the unexpected. That statement never...

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Healthcare Worker Sues State for Telling Insurance Carrier of HIV Exposure

A former employee of University Hospitals in Iowa City is suing the state of Iowa for telling her insurance company she was exposed to HIV while drawing blood from a patient in 2001. The suit states the woman, who was employed as a phlebotomist, was ...

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Ask Dr. Jeff: Is There a "Morning-After" Pill for HIV Exposure?

Question: Is there a "morning-after" pill for HIV exposure? What can be done if someone is exposed to HIV infection?

Answer: This question is arising more often in clinical practice. First, it is important to differentiate exposure in an occupatio...

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Experience of Health-Care Workers (HCWs) Taking Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) After Occupational HIV Exposures: Findings of the HIV PEP Registry

The HIV PEP Registry was established by the CDC after the US Public Health Service first recommended in 1996 the use of combination antiretroviral therapy as prophylaxis immediately following certain occupational HIV exposures, in an effort to collec...

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What is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)?

Why PEP Now?

There is no cure for AIDS. And there is no proof that post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) can actually work as a so-called "morning after" pill in humans exposed to HIV through sex or injection drug use (IDU). Avoiding internal exposure to ...