Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS

On SAGE Insight: HIV Screening and the Affordable Care Act

From American Journal of Men’s Health Men continue to bear disproportionate accounts of HIV diagnoses. Provider-initiated HIV screening continues to be a barrier in the United States, as HIV screening practices among care providers fail to meet federal guidelines and … Continue reading

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The increase of sexually transmitted infections in global indigenous populations

Epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections in global indigenous populations: Data availability and gaps From International Journal  of STD & AIDS  There are wide variations in the traditional ways of living, beliefs and practices of particular indigenous communities and many still … Continue reading

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Safe sex practices among African American women

Motivations for sex among low-income African American young women From Health Education and Behavior Researchers have found that African American women exhibit a higher risk for sexually transmitted infections including HIV/Aids. But what motivates this group of women to have … Continue reading

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Prediction that 1 in 16 Black men will be infected with HIV flags a neglected crisis in US Black communities

Heterosexual risk for HIV among Black men in the United States: A call to action against a neglected crisis in black communities From American Journal of Men’s Health Alarmingly, recent data gathered in the United States predicts that 1 in … Continue reading

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Placing the power to prevent HIV in the hands of women

Gender, development, and HIV/AIDS: Implications for child mortality in less industrialized countries From International Journal of Comparative Sociology HIV/AIDS continue to have a devastating toll on less industrialized societies, According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) (2007) … Continue reading

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