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Airborne? Memories of Another Virus and Panic’s Rise and Fall

Airborne? Memories of Another Virus and Panic’s Rise and Fall

She started by asking me something like, “We understand you know a lot about AIDS, is that right?” “A fair bit, I guess. Why?” It was 20 years ago, in Sydney – before the antiretroviral drug combinations arrived.

October 26, 2014 — Hilda Bastian

Food Security and the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

The relationship between HIV/AIDS and food security is incredibly complex. For this guest post, I invited two experts on this issue to share their knowledge, insight, and experience.

April 22, 2014 — Layla Eplett

The Quest: 6 Facts about Aging and Aging Research

Fact #1: With about $2.5 billion in annual funding, aging research is in the top 20 research categories supported by the National Institutes of Health.* That gives me another opportunity to test my contention that taking a couple of seconds to think about where to start searching for medical information instead of automatically calling up [...]

May 21, 2014 — Christine Gorman
The Opposite of “Protection”: A Fetish for Used Condoms

The Opposite of “Protection”: A Fetish for Used Condoms

Using condoms is a good thing. Using used condoms, well, not so much. In a 2009 article published in Sexually Transmitted Infections, the British medical author Vincent Tremayne explains the fetish for prophylatics.

August 12, 2013 — Jesse Bering

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