Tag Archives: AIDS

CDC Warns Against Sharing Insulin Pens

Due to a growing number of reports about improper use of insulin pens, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a reminder that the devices must never be used on more than one person. Using insulin pens … Continue reading

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NIH Study Shows HIV-exposed Children at High Risk of Language Delay

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. HIV exposed children could benefit from early diagnosis, classroom intervention Children exposed to HIV before birth are at risk for language impairments, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes … Continue reading

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MedlinePlus the Magazine – Online Health Information Journal for the Public

NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine: Health, Medical & Wellness Articles http://1.usa.gov/ocNFKB Summer 2011 Issue: Volume 6 Number 2 Subscribe to receive print copies for your office or clinic: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/subscribe.html Table of contents: The Importance of Clinical Trials Improving Children’s Health 30 Years … Continue reading

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AIDSVu: Map of HIV in the US

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. AIDSVu: Map of HIV in the US http://aidsvu.org/ AIDSVu provides a high-resolution view of the geography of HIV in the United States, 30 years into the epidemic. It is an online tool … Continue reading

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Public Health Updates

The following items were posted on the BHIC Blog. For simplicity’s sake, we’ve posted the article below: FDA Revamps Recall Resource, Promotes Food-Safety Awareness http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm2005683.htm The United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world. Nevertheless, according … Continue reading

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Share the Care

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://sharethecare.org/ How to organize a group to care for someone who is seriously ill Since it was first originated in 1995, Share The Care™ has been welcomed by individuals, communities, parishes and … Continue reading

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National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS

…as seen on the BHIC Blog…   March 6-12, 2011 http://www.nwpha.org “The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS is the coming together of all people of faith to unite with purpose, compassion and hope. Through the power … Continue reading

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Resources and Funding for Community and Faith Based Organizations

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://bit.ly/gfApBk The January 27, 2011 edition of “The Partnership Center Newsletter“  includes links to resources and funding opportunities. Some of the grants listed include: Public Health Conference Support Program National Programs to … Continue reading

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Minority and Public Health Observations

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day http://www.blackaidsday.org/ February 7, 2011 “It takes a Village to Fight HIV/AIDS” National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7th of every year, is a national HIV testing and … Continue reading

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A Plan to Make Homelessness History

This was posted on the BHIC Blog, referring to an article from the New York Times online. http://nyti.ms/hZ6eiH The New York Times by David Bornstien This is a story about a plan to end chronic homelessness in the United States. … Continue reading

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