Browsing Archive January, 2016

Get Whiter, Healthier Teeth

Get Whiter, Healthier Teeth

People with bright, healthy smiles increase the value of their face! And the options to brighten your teeth range from one-hour bleaching sessions at your dentist's office, or home bleaching kits from the drugstore. But even though there’s proof that teeth whitening works only 15% of the population has tried it..or ...

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New PrEP Study Results

New PrEP Study Results

Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, a drug taken daily to prevent HIV, was reportedly shown in a new study to be as safe for users as taking aspirin. PrEP is a combination of the drugs emtricitabine and tenofovir, marketed as the drug Truvada, that can be taken by HIV-negative people at risk for contracting the ...

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Men’s Health Caucus Deadline

Men’s Health Caucus Deadline

SUBMIT AN APHA MEN'S HEALTH CAUCUS ABSTRACT Tues, February 23, 2016 - Deadline to submit! Researchers, Program Managers, and all working in men's health... Are you developing new and innovative ways to reach men with health messaging? Do you want to highlight the work you do for men in your ...

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Social Work & HIV – May 2016

Social Work & HIV – May 2016

ABOUT THE HIV/AIDS ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE The Boston College School of Social Work founded the Annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS in 1988. This four-day conference, under the direction of Director of Continuing Education, Dr. Vincent Lynch, has been held on an annual basis since 1989. Each ...

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8 Winter Storm Safety Tips

8 Winter Storm Safety Tips

The blizzard of 2016 has already claimed lives and damaged property in the northeast. And as hundreds are trapped inside a car due to impassable roads, being stranded requires clear thinking. First, pull off the highway. Turn on hazard lights and hang a distress flag from the radio antenna or window. You also want ...

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E-Cig Ads Target Youth

E-Cig Ads Target Youth

Yes, tobacco use and cigarette smoking is still a problem among young people in America. About 7 in 10 middle and high school students – more than 18 million young people – see e-cigarette advertising in stores, online, in newspapers and magazines, or on television and in movies, according to a new CDC Vital ...

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