Monday morning: Watch it on You Tube. Local Speakers: Lynn Matthews, MGH / Seth Bloom, MGH / Rebecca Zash, BIDMC / Kunjal Patel, HSPH Invited Speakers: Lynne Mofenson, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics AIDS Foundation See "Risk of HIV Acquisition during Pregnancy and Postpartum: A Call for Action" Pregnancy hormone-associated changes in the female genital tract, including … Continue reading Live Monday morning, 2/2: The Importance of #ReproductiveHealth to Ending #HIV”
Would you take a pill to prevent AIDS? Those at risk should consider it, says Massachusetts.
The Globe reports today on the push to make an AIDS prevention drug available. After many years of struggling to come up with a vaccine, this was a true breakthrough. (We don't use that word lightly on this page.) But instead of a shot that stays with you for year, here you have to take … Continue reading Would you take a pill to prevent AIDS? Those at risk should consider it, says Massachusetts.
World AIDS Day in Boston
National this week and international that day usually don’t strike much of a chord here. It’s always international something day somewhere. But, we’ll make an exception for World AIDS Day. AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts has a listing of events, including a documentary about safe sex at the Brattle Theater in Cambridge and free testing … Continue reading World AIDS Day in Boston
BHN exclusive: Gay Pride and health, Boston 2009
The world was an unfriendly place for gay people when the Fenway Community Health Center started in the basement of a Boston church in 1971. They recently cut the ribbon on a 100,000-square-foot building that rivals any of the monuments to medicine on Longwood Avenue. BHN visited the Boston Gay Pride festivities on Saturday, June 13 and offers … Continue reading BHN exclusive: Gay Pride and health, Boston 2009