World AIDS Day 2011

Today is World AIDS Day. It’s hard to believe that it has been 23 years since the first global health day was held. Remarkable strides have been made in both medical advancements and understanding of HIV/AIDS during the past two decades. As the result of strong and concerted efforts towards improvements in science and technology, many HIV- positive people are able to live long and productive lives despite the presence of the virus.… [Read more]

It’s Not Going Away

Just because something isn’t discussed much anymore does not mean that it is no longer a problem.  HIV/AIDS has not disappeared and, in fact, segments of some communities are experiencing an increase in the rate of escalation.

There has been much discussion about, and lots of opposition to, proposed reforms to the nation’s health care system. … [Read more]