National Condom Month February 2018

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In a day when Women are using their voices to raise awareness of Women’s issues, this is poignant; “HIV is the leading cause of death and disability among women of reproductive age globally, underscoring the need for prevention tools designed with women’s realities in mind. Female condoms can put the power of protection in women’s hands right now.” Condoms are about 85% effective…
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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week January 22 – 28 2018

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Sex and drugs and more sex and Rock’in Roll, and so on and so on…Did drugs contribute to your HIV status? Are they fueling the younger generations getting HIV and other STIs? Education about practicing safer sex, knowing how drugs fit in, and making some better choices will help change transmission rates. Continue Reading National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week January 22 – 28 2018

National Influenza Vaccination Week December 4 – 11 2017

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Vaccines are only about 200 years old but have been the biggest impact to lowering healthcare costs and reducing human illness, disability and death than any one other intervention. Science is just begun in treating other chronic diseases with vaccines and the research is on-going. Continue Reading National Influenza Vaccination Week December 4 – 11 2017

World AIDS Day December 1 2017

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Dec 1, 2017 – New Delhi : India has the third highest number of estimated people living with HIV in the world. The estimated number of people living with HIV/AIDS in India was 2.08 million (20.9 lakhs in 2011) out of which an enormous 86% of whom were in 15-49 years age group. Nebraska total population is around 1.9 million…Huh. Continue Reading World AIDS Day December 1 2017

Great American Smokeout November 16, 2017

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About 36.5 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world. While cigarette smoking rates have dropped (from 42% in 1965 to 15.1% in 2015), cigar, pipe, and hookah – other dangerous and addictive ways to smoke tobacco – are very much on the rise. Continue Reading Great American Smokeout November 16, 2017