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The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority partners with Positive Impact Health Centers to increase awareness around the prevention and treatment of HIV. Positive Impact Health Centers provides client-centered care to people in the community living with HIV. The agency provides HIV specialty care and support services, behavioral health including substance abuse treatment, HIV testing, and prevention services…

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As a research coordinator and community health educator at Emory Ponce Clinical Research Site in Atlanta, Edwin Blount-Worthington always makes it his priority to bring awareness to HIV prevention and sexual health. He recently sat down with rolling out to have a candid conversation about HIV and its impact on the Black community. How often should…

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Ledisi is letting her love for her community rule. During her recent tour stop in Detroit, the Grammy Award-nominated singer, songwriter and actress met with members of Detroit’s Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN) and the Detroit Health Department. She spoke with them about the dynamics of HIV and how it affects the Black community. Representatives from…

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For more than 40 years, HIV/AIDS has been an epidemic not only in America but throughout the world. But now the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has made an announcement that many are hailing as a milestone for those suffering from the disease and those in fear of contracting the illness from their sex partners.…

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Detroit Public Health opened a new STD testing clinic not far from Midtown, near E. Canfield and Woodward Avenue. Christine Heumann, MD, MPH, took the time to speak with rolling out. Below are a few helpful answers pertaining to the clinic’s Get Tested campaign as well as some available services. What is the vision for…

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Earlier this year, actor Charlie Sheen revealed that he was HIV-positive and the news sent shockwaves throughout Hollywood. The former A-list actor revealed that after years of unprotected sex that included drug and alcohol abuse, he became infected with the disease. A diagnosis of HIV does not necessarily mean a death sentence if a person has…

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Maria, an international HIV activist, talks about her passion for life despite having been HIV positive for over 20 years. HIV is not a death sentence; however, it is a life sentence. HIV is manageable, also for negative HIV partners by taking medication such as PrEP.  For over seventeen years, Maria has educated people worldwide.

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