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Dachel Media Update: SB277 Mandatory Vaccination Bill Passes in California

This is the message that Governor Brown sent to members of the California State Senate to mark the signing of this bill.

Speed Bumps Along the Multiple Sclerosis Road

Living with multiple sclerosis and attempting to look ahead in life can sometimes feel like staring at an unfamiliar, winding road, mostly obscured by a foul mist of dragon’s breath. Often, therefore, we choose to look into the rearview mirror instead to try to gauge our life with MS thus far. At diagnosis, we try [...]

Making Snacks Work for You If You Have Diabetes

For those of us with Type 2 diabetes, there are two main things we can do to improve our lives: They are exercise and weight loss... The post Making Snacks Work for You If You Have Diabetes appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management...

STORIFY: Digital resources for HIV testing beyond #NHTD

June 27 was the 20th observance of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). Organizations and individuals across the HIV community use this annual observance to amplify resources that encourage HIV testing as the first step to living healthy. Topsy, a social media analytics tool you can track Twitter conversations and data, stated that the #NHTD hashtag ...

Teens Invent a Condom That Changes Colors if You Have an STD

Based on the color the condom becomes, this rubber tells you if someone has herpes, syphilis, chlamydia, or genital warts. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

The Irony of SB277 Mandated Vaccination During July 4th Week

Photo credit Jeff Gros Californians from San Fran to San Diego are working to fight SB277, a bill that removes not only vaccine exemptions but literally removes healthy American children from the classroom. In special education we have a ruling...

The Battle for California, Part 5 - California Democrats Pass Fugitive Slave (I Mean, Anti-Vaxxer) Act and Guarantee Their Own Destruction!

By Kent Heckenlively, Esq. Nothing leads evil to its own destruction quicker than its own apparent success. It's how God leads the wicked to their demise. Consider the slave-owning South prior to the American Civil War. A trickle of slaves,...

Watch: What Happens When an HIV-Positive Man Ask Strangers to Touch Him?

Will stigma keep strangers from touching a Finnish man with HIV? Or will something remarkable happen? Contributor: Jacob Anderson-... read more


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Dachel Media Update: California's SB277, Nuremberg Code and American 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. On June 25, 2015, autism...

Ryan White and HIV Testing Day

The proportion of HIV-infected individuals who know their status has improved in recent years, demonstrating progress toward objectives set forth in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the HIV care continuum, both of which include the goal of expanded testing to reduce further transmission and link infected individuals to life-saving HIV/AIDS care. Being on treatment has the...

WATCH: Why You Should Watch HBO's 'Larry Kramer in Love & Anger' Tonight

In this new documentary, the co-founder of GMHC and ACT UP remains uncompromising, unapologetic, and flawed, but also empathetic and incredibly persuasive. read more

Sugar Substitutes: Stevia Leaf Extract

If any of the nonnutritive sweeteners have taken the sweetener world by storm, it would have to be the newer stevia-based sweeteners... The post Sugar Substitutes: Stevia Leaf Extract appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Get Tested: Hilarious and Sexy Vintage Men's Health Exam Photos

Gay and bi men don't see their doctors enough, so to get you in the mood to drop trou, we have gathered some hilariously important medical examination photos. Because, you know, we care about your health. read more

White House’s Douglas Brooks Discusses Updating the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Recently, I had the chance to speak with Mr. Douglas Brooks, MSW, Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, about the update to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy he and his team have been developing. Below are his remarks. “Nearly five years ago, President Obama released our country’s first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy....

The Shocking Reason Why Where You Live Affects Your Odds of Surviving a Stroke

A new map of emergency stroke care in America shows just how much of a patchwork system we still have for delivering the most effective stroke treatment. In the July issue of the journal Stroke, University of Michigan Medical School researchers report the results of a study that for the first time shows wide geographic variation […]

Appreciating Dr. Jack Whitescarver’s Many Contributions to HIV/AIDS Research

At the end of this month, we bid a fond farewell to a colleague who has played a key role in leading Federal research efforts in response to HIV/AIDS since the earliest days of the epidemic. As NIH previously announced, on July 1, 2015, Dr. Jack Whitescarver is retiring and stepping down as NIH’s Associate...

Pushing the Medical Envelope: Part Three "Too Late for Another Kefauver?"

Later in life, the anti-monopoly balsy Estes Kefauver. (This fabulous photo is not credited. This ethical abuse is not my fault. MJW) By Martin J. Walker The corporations don’t have to lobby government anymore; they are the government. Jim Hightower...

Holding Onto Hope

By Cathy Jameson The month of June can be a challenge. A strict school routine ends. A new routine begins. Overall, my family enjoys this month. We celebrate two birthdays and an anniversary. This year though, as June approached, I....

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