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Homeless veterans
in the United States have a significantly higher prevalence of infection with
HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) compared to
non-homeless veterans, investigators report in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases. Prevalence
of these viral infections was up to three times higher among homeless veterans
compared to non-homeless veterans
“Veterans who use
homeless services clearly comprise a population with…

When someone is HIV positive and has an undetectable viral load, they have zero risk of passing it on.

At Northfield Hospital & Clinics we support a collaborative work environment based on best practices and continuous improvement principles. All employees are encouraged to participate in initiatives that improve safety and quality of care
We are committed to the communities we serve because we live and work here. Our patients are our neighbors. We believe that we are here to serve the greater community and that…

Last Thursday, the LightHouse gathered hundreds of friends, supporters and community members at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in downtown San Francisco for the LightHouse Gala: A Celebration of Blind Ambition. At the gala, which was LightHouse’s largest-ever, we honored blind pioneers, role models and citizens for their audacity and ambition. It was a celebration, a fundraiser … Continue reading Photos: LightHouse’s first-ever ‘Celebration of Blind Ambition’ in San Francisco →

Tez Anderson has been living with HIV since 1983 and has helped other long-term survivors grappling with lives they once thought would be cut short.

“We need educators who know better than uttering words that are extremely harmful,” ACLU New Mexico Legal Director Leon Howard said.

A survey found one-third of parents aren't planning to vaccinate their kids against the flu, even though it can be serious and deadly.

Project Inform is pleased to be one of the key leaders of a critically important and innovative effort to end the HIV, HCV and STD epidemics in California. We have the tools we need to effectively address these epidemics and our coalition of over 85 community...Read More

Deciding how to feed your infant can be confusing for parents with HIV. Read about benefits and risks of several options for nourishing a baby.

Answered 12h ago · Author has 65 answers and 189.4k answer views
Great question - Yes and no
NO if the procedure is performed for the wrong reason.
The previous responses I provided regarding this topic are very helpful. I support all previous replies you have received for your question.
This question has been brought up in manny previous question formats that I have answered.This link will provide you a clear example of where plastic surgery had helped boost one self confidence -…

We all know that creating a daily routine is essential, but getting to implement it is the hard part. If you look into most successful peoples’ lives, you will realize that they follow a fixed schedule, which has helped them to build productivity habits over time. Creating a system that works and following it every …

Sometimes lower back pain can be caused by improper alignment of the feet. Learn how a podiatrist can reveal the connection between your back pain and footwear.

The Lighthouse is partnering with San Francisco Pole and Dance to present a series of four Try It Workshops in 2019. If you’ve ever wanted to try Pole Dancing, this workshop is for you! We are looking for a small group of blind and visually impaired adults to attend a private class where you will … Continue reading Try It Workshop: Pole Dancing →

Janelia scientists have taken detailed pictures of the entire brain of an adult female fruit fly using transmission electron microscopy.

Minimal stimulation IVF is an ART technique that offers a gentler version of ovarian stimulation compared to traditional In Vitro Fertilization.

IN THEIR fight for marriage equality, LGBTQI rights defenders have decided to adopt a three-pronged approach – getting the Life Partnership Bill revised, the Civil Code amended and getting the Constitutional Court to make the institution of marriage equal for one and all.

The women, from Ithaca, raised $12,500 so a nonprofit organization could forgive the past-due bills of about 1,300 state residents.

Two billion people have anaemia – now a smartphone app that analyses photos of their fingernails can help them monitor the condition

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panthers, PBS aired the documentary “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” produced by Independent Lens. Here are just a few takeaways.

Find out more about low back pain by checking out our FAQ page, which lists some of the most frequently asked questions we get from patients at Nystrom Chiropractic. If you have more questions, call our San Rafael chiropractic clinic today!

Covered California announced today that more than 90,500 new consumers signed up for coverage through Nov. 30. The number of plan selections is well ahead of the pace set in 2016, which marked the last time Covered California delayed its marketing push until after Election Day, when 80,000 consumers signed up through November.

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According to a recent Compare.com study, boomers tend to pay lower car insurance premiums than any generation. Discover some of the influential factors.

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He was a Jew from Brooklyn named Bernie who became of world's most influential -- and controversial -- Buddhist Zen masters.

The products don’t really matter anymore. What does matter is the experience—and service is a key part of that.

There are many forwarded treatments for cellulite. How do patients that feel they have cellulite make the correct call
Is it diet, oils, massage therapy, radio frequency energy? As doctor that has performed research on this topic with various methods, I too was frustrated with promises' and even with 2-D photography results. So, I turned to doing a research study that would use a computer generated…

Answered 19h ago · Author has 65 answers and 181.2k answer views
A great deal depends on why one is selecting cosmetic surgery and the surgeon. Of course if one suffers from BDD, the doctor should advise the patient to re-think their decision to have surgery. The many images that are published on the web often capitalize on the negative, “sensational negative” results. Counseling would be the best advise prior to surgery in these cases. But how many positive results regarding body modification…

Blind Innovators and advocates from around the world convened Thursday night at the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired’s inaugural Gala.