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Countries that criminalise same-sex relationships, sex work and drug use have poorer HIV outcomes

Countries that criminalise same-sex relationships, sex work and drug use have significantly more people with undiagnosed HIV and lower rates of viral suppression than countries that do not criminalise, or criminalise these areas to a lesser extent. Countries with human rights protections in place fared much better than those without on these HIV-related indicators, according… Read More »

‘Supporters of Families with Sickle Cell’ founders are raising awareness for the disease

Loading the player… Velvet Brown-Watts, MSW-ADM, CM., and Jeremiah Watts are at the forefront of raising awareness on sickle cell in their Oklahoma community and providing resources to those impacted by the disease. The couple is not only advocates but knows what it’s like firsthand to be supportive of someone living with the disease. Their… Read More »

Desperate for Covid Care, Undocumented Immigrants Resort to Unproven Drugs

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Desperate for Covid Care, Undocumented Immigrants Resort to Unproven Drugs Shut out from mainstream medicine, some immigrants are buying expensive, unproven Covid therapies from “wellness” clinics or turning to the black market. The Cherry Avenue Auction in Fresno, Calif.Credit…Brian L. Frank for… Read More »

Friday Faves

Hi friends! Happy Friday! How’s the week going? I hope you had a great one so far! I’m writing with some exciting news this week: we’re getting a puppy soon. It’s been 9 months since we lost Bella – I still think about her all the time and while the grief isn’t as crushing, I… Read More »