HIV: building relationships with patients

Grace McComsey, MD, FIDSA: Tavell, how do you support your patients? Obviously have HIV [human immunodeficiency virus] as a patient becomes more complicated. How can you support these people? Some of our patients come to see us and see the clinic as a great support in their lives. They may …

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As mountain springs dry up, Uttarkashi women bring traditional chal-khals to life

Water gushes out in small amounts in these mountain villages and runs out quickly as the villagers use it for daily chores and to provide for their livestock. These natural sources were not enough for the 300 families of the village of Patara who have around 275 animals. Pooja Rana, …

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City’s Efforts and University Grant Bring New Life to Rural Community Center | New

The Little Ax Community Center received many improvements and developments this year that county and city officials said were desperately needed in a rural part of Cleveland County. Located at 1000 168th Ave NE, Little Ax’s Center provides residents of Cleveland County east of Thunderbird Lake with recreational and educational …

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Kenya Donaldson and John deVille: Termites, sewer flies and molds .. in our schools | Chroniclers

An educator from Chapel Hill said elementary school water was undrinkable and loaded with heavy metals. A Wayne County teacher said termite and bee infestations had driven teachers from their high school classes. Near the famous Pinehurst Golf Resort, a Moore County teacher said her local high school is deteriorating …

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Defending the public good through two major pandemics

Colombia News sat down with Dean Dr. Linda P. Fried as Columbia Mailman’s centennial celebrations began. A pioneer in the science of aging, Fried teaches a course called “(Your) Longer Life” which is part of a public health concentration she designed for undergraduates at Barnard and Columbia. Fried is DeLamar …

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Creating Safe Spaces for Youth in Eagle County

My Future Pathways is just a community organization that works to build safe spaces for the county’s youth.My Future Pathways / Courtesy photo Children and teens are currently facing a mental health crisis in Eagle County. For students struggling with anxiety, depression, isolation, stress, social pressures, and more, the value …

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K-12, community college students can ride the subway for free starting November 1 – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Beginning at the end of the year, K-12 and community college students in Los Angeles County will be able to use public transportation for free under a new curriculum approved Thursday. The LA County Metropolitan Transit Authority Board of Directors has given final approval to a …

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Kenya Film Board bans gay documentary, calling it an “affront”

NAIROBI, September 24 (Reuters) – Kenya has banned a documentary about a Kenyan gay man’s struggle to be accepted by his family and his country, saying it was blasphemy and an affront to constitution. The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) on Thursday announced a ban on the exhibition, distribution, possession …

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Same day test at an STD clinic

If you are 16 and over, you can independently take an STD test at Lubbock. The city has many STD clinics that you can go to for your tests. It’s true that people had stigmatized the word “STD” so much that there was a time when it wasn’t even normal …

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Launch of the free “Virtual YMCA” to help the community improve their outfit and immunity from a distance

Posted: Sep 23, 2021 / 8:45 p.m. EDT / Update: Sep 23, 2021 / 8:45 p.m. EDT FORT WAYNE, Indiana (WANE) – The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne has launched a new YMCA virtual platform to support the health and well-being of children, adults and families in the area. The …

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