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Measles Hysteria Part 2

Below is part 2 of a graphic presentation on the measles hysteria of 2015 and the healthcare choice legislation the cases that began in Disneyland sparked. See the original Part 1 AofA post here. By Mark Blaxill --- Part 1

Frontline Dredges Up Old Show to Prop Up Vaccine Safety Argument in Time for World Autism Day

Ah Spring. Texas bluebonnets are blooming. Snow is finally melting in the Northeast. And like Spring 2014, 13, 12, 11 and so on, there has been a logical progression of coverage designed, orchestrated, call it what you will, to make...

Which 'Mean Girls' Star Wants You to Wear a Condom, Talk About Sex, and Consider PrEP?

Looking star Daniel Franzese plays one of television's only HIV-positive characters and that comes with responsibility to make sure kids play safe. read more

Dachel Media Update: Don't Mess With Texas Vaccine Exemption Rights

By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and OurKidsASD, an online supplement retailer for patients with special needs. Mar 25, 2015, NJ Star-Ledger:...

Op-ed: Every President and Congress in Last 34 Years Has Sat Back and Let Us Die

While accepting the first annual Larry Kramer Activism Award from GMHC at their Spring Gala this week, the famous rabble rouser had a few choice words about genocide, pharma, and the cure. Here's his full speech. read more

Using Alternate Test Sites

Fingers get tired of being poked all the time. Some people use alternate test sites to give fingers a rest... The post Using Alternate Test Sites appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Diet Soda and Your Belly

A new study finds that in older adults, drinking diet soda is associated with having a larger waistline. What do these results mean for you and your diabetes? The post Diet Soda and Your Belly appeared first on Diabetes Self-Managem...

STUDY: People With HIV Age 14 Years Faster

New study shows evidence HIV accelerates age-related diseases. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

Positive Spin: New digital storytelling project encourages HIV prevention, testing, and treatment

We are excited to announce the release of Positive Spin, a digital educational tool that uses the power of personal stories and video to raise awareness about the HIV care continuum and to encourage people living with HIV to get into treatment. The AIDS.gov team worked with our Federal colleagues, healthcare professionals, people living with...

HHS launches innovative digital storytelling project to support federal HIV response

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2015 Contact: HHS Press Office 202-690-6343 HHS launches innovative digital storytelling project to support federal HIV response Personal stories encourage HIV prevention, testing and treatment The U.S. Show More Summary

Advancing Awareness and Action Against Hepatitis C among African Americans

A recent forum convened by HHS focused on strengthening the response to hepatitis C in African American communities, gathering representatives of more than three dozen organizations from across the nation to discuss ideas, opportunities, and strategies to address this significant health disparity. Show More Summary

AofA Q&A Interview with Cardiologist Dr. Jack Wolfson

By Anne Dachel There is nothing more encouraging for parents of vaccinate injured children than when members of the medical community have the courage to step forward out and voice their concerns about vaccines. It's easy to understand why so...

Know the Relationship Between Vog and Asthma

Vog is a type of an air pollution which is formed when sulfur dioxide and the other gases that are emitted at the time of an erupting volcano react with the moisture and oxygen in the presence of sunlight.  The term is most commonly used in the area of the Hawaiian Islands. As a result [...]

Heart Disease Prevention - Eat Whole Grains To Prevent Heart Disease And Live Longer

On Jan 5, 2015, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health reported in the American Medical Association's journal ‘JAMA Internal Medicine’ that every daily serving of whole grains cut a person's risk of dying from heart disease by 9 percent and decreased the overall risk of dying from anything by 5 percent over a quarter-century. Show More Summary

Dachel Media Update: Dr. Sheri Tenpenny on Vaccine Mandates for Adults

By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and OurKidsASD, an online supplement retailer for patients with special needs. Mar 22, 2015, Healthy 2020...

What Type of Diabetes Do You Have?

At least one in ten people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 actually have something called LADA, or latent autoimmune diabetes of adults... The post What Type of Diabetes Do You Have? appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Virtual Office Hours: Social Media Conversations with the HIV Community

Through Virtual Office Hours, AIDS.gov offers free, personalized technical assistance to help federal and non-federal HIV program staff on how to access, talk about or improve their use of digital tools and social media channels to improve their outreach. We hold these 45-minute sessions every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. (Eastern). You can register...

Aaron Laxton's My HIV Journey: "Day 79 Viral Load"

At this stage Aaron Laxton has been on his HIV antiretroviral medication, Atripla, for 8 weeks and reports that his lab results show a successful decrease in his viral load. read more

World TB Day 2015

Today, March 24, is World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. This annual observance provides an opportunity to raise awareness about TB-related problems and solutions, and to support worldwide TB-control efforts. While great strides have been made to control and cure TB, people still get sick and die from this disease in our country. Much more needs to...

Texts Boost Breast Cancer Screening Numbers

Your obsession with texting may turn out to be the perfect way to protect your health. Women who received a text message reminding them about their breast cancer screening appointment were 20 per cent more likely to attend than those who were not texted, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer. […]

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