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Zika virus: Threat, treatment, prevention

February 2016
By: Michael Heiland, MD
Spanish version: El Virus Zika The Zika virus (ZikV) belongs to the same family of viruses as dengue, West Nile Virus, and Yellow fever. It is carried by the same mosquitoes that carry dengue and chikingunya and is currently being spread through virtually every Central and Northeastern South Americ...
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Pregnancy and Women with HIV

January 2013
By: Sarah Bentley
When a woman becomes pregnant, it can be one of the happiest as well as one of the scariest moments of her life. A woman with a positive HIV status will have added stress and anxiety pertaining to the pregnancy. However, there is a plethora of information for the woman to learn that can be helpful i...
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Counseling Couples with Mixed HIV Status

October 2012
By: Sarah Bentley
Today approximately 1,039,000 to 1,185,000 people are living with HIV in America, emphasis on living! Thankfully the treatment for HIV has greatly improved and a person can now live a much longer, normal life*. This means that a person who is HIV-negative has the potential to meet a significant othe...
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It's That Time Again — Back to School

October 2011
By: Sherry Camelleri
Parents have been busy securing school supply lists, organizing clothing, and shopping for necessary items to prepare their children for a new school year. Activity forms must be completed and special equipment purchased. Perhaps a basic physical and proof of insurance coverage along with registrati...
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Project 180 Helps Teens Make a Turn for the Better!

October 2011
By: Lori Hatcher
She is bright, energetic, passionate, and shares a story as unique as she is. Outspoken and engaging, she is not afraid to tell how she navigated today's sex-saturated culture and emerged as a young adult with no regrets. Proclaiming a message of abstinence, Kimberly Poovey regularly speaks to grou...
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