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Explosion of tattooing, piercing tests state regulators

Explosion of tattooing, piercing tests state regulators

Health officials worry that unregulated body art studios may not follow safe practices, which can lead to scarring, nerve damage and infections, including hepatitis C, the leading cause of liver cancer in the U.S.

June 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Fighting AIDS in the Deep South: Glimmers of Hope

Fighting AIDS in the Deep South: Glimmers of Hope

Southern states have the highest rates of new HIV and AIDS diagnoses, the largest percentage of people living with the disease, and the most people dying from it. As AIDS death rates decline in the U.S., they are also declining in the region, albeit more slowly.

June 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
How the Trump budget undercuts security risks posed by pandemics – viewpoint

How the Trump budget undercuts security risks posed by pandemics – viewpoint

The way the military protects America’s welfare is straightforward. The way that other U.S. agencies prevent pandemics is less understood.

April 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
King County among first to hit HIV/AIDS 90-90-90 target

King County among first to hit HIV/AIDS 90-90-90 target

King County among the first in the nation to achieve a global milestone in the fight against HIV/AIDS By Hilary N. Karasz Public Health – Seattle & King County King County is among the first major metropolitan regions in the United States – and possibly the first – to reach a major milestone set by the World […]

February 9, 2017 | By | Reply More

After decades of research, why is AIDS still rampant? By Maureen Miller, professor Columbia University Medical Center December 1st was World AIDS Day. More than three decades after the virus was first discovered, 5,753 people will become HIV infected today. About the same number will become infected tomorrow, and the same number the day after that. While […]

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