Browsing Archive April, 2015

Does Stretching Prevent Injuries?

Does Stretching Prevent Injuries?

Tendon injuries are common in sports, and new analysis of past research finds that stretching doesn’t help and might even raise the risk of injury for some folks. Shock absorbing insoles, and hormone replacement therapy for postmenopausal women, on the other hand, did offer protection for some, the researchers found. ...

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Celebrating NYC Youth Development

Celebrating NYC Youth Development

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (BHSS) is proud to announce that we will host our VOICES 11 annual benefit on Thursday May 14, 2015, at 6:30pm at Gotham Hall in NYC. We hope that you will join us as we celebrate 20 years of The Brotherhood/Sister Sol providing transformative youth services, our honorees, and the young ...

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Chicago Invests 18M in HIV Tx

Chicago Invests 18M in HIV Tx

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) launches HIV Treatment Works - a new effort to encourage HIV positive individuals across the City to seek treatment and to build the capacity of local organizations to provide care, helping to reduce the impact of HIV and AIDS. The effort includes a $17.9 million initial ...

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HIV Doesn’t Stop Bisi Alimi

HIV Doesn’t Stop Bisi Alimi

It's 2015 and HIV/AIDS still ravages the globe; Claiming the lives of more Black men and other minorities domestically and abroad. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta shows that only half (49.5 percent) of gay and bisexual men diagnosed with HIV in the U.S. are getting ...

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