Tag Archives: HIV

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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Redesigned AIDSinfo and infoSIDA

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “To mark the upcoming World AIDS Day 2011, a redesigned AIDSinfo Website was released today as well as the Spanish language infoSIDA. These sites offer federally-approved information on HIV research and treatment, … Continue reading

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About Teens

The following was posted on http://nnlm.gov/bhic/ The Pediatrician’s Role In Preventing HIV Infection Pediatricians can play a key role in preventing and identifying human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection by promoting risk-reduction counseling and offering routine testing to adolescent and young … 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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April STD Awareness Month: Special Issue of IHS Primary Care Provider

The following was found on the BHIC Blog. http://www.ihs.gov/provider/documents/2010_2019/PROV0411.pdf The April issue of the Indian Health Services’ IHS Primary Care Provider focuses on topics with “unique,relevant, and up­to­date information about STD prevention interventions, disease management, and educational tools that can … Continue reading

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HIV/AIDS Information Resources from the National Library of Medicine

http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/outreach/equalaccess.html The Equal Access Initiative (EAI) Computer Grants Program is sponsored by the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of AIDS Research (OAR), to help organizations build technological capacity with the goal of … Continue reading

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HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project 2011 Funding

…from the National Library of Medicine “http://bit.ly/ii00ps HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects 2011 (RFQ No. NLM-0011-049-SES) The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the solicitation of quotations from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that … 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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