Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Double Stigma of Having HIV and Being Imprisoned

This past year, I decided to reach out on a dating website to try to meet someone special and build a relationship that I hoped would work out. Anyone reading this can understand what I want in life because you probably want it, too? I started talking with someone locally, and she seemed interested […]

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Premature birth risk linked to bacteria in vagina and cervix

A new study finds that the risk of a pregnant woman giving birth prematurely may be linked to the type of microbiota in her vagina and cervix. …read more

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Scientists develop new flu vaccines for man’s best friend

It’s that dreaded time of year – flu season. And we humans aren’t the only ones feeling the pain. Dogs can get the flu, too. …read more

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Feed a cold, starve a fever? Not so fast, according to Salk research

The last time you had a stomach bug, you probably didn’t feel much like eating. This loss of appetite is part of your body’s normal response to an illness but is not well understood. …read more

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Yellow fever – Brazil

On 24 January 2017, Brazil’s International Health Regulations (IHR) National Focal Point (NFP) provided the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) with an update on the yellow fever situation. The geographical distribution of confirmed yellow fever human cases is expanding and includes, in addition to Minas Gerais State, the States of Espírito Santo […]

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