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.
Passing this along from the Running a Hospital blog, which is run by BIDMC chief Paul Levy. According to World Health Organization reports, nearly half of deaths due to infectious diseases globally, occur in the Sub- Saharan Africa. Particularly, of all the people infected globally by various diseases, 89% of those infected by malaria, 77% of … Continue reading Infectious disease and Bostonians from Africa
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