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7 Questions to Ask Before Adopting a Child with HIV/AIDS
Monday, March 28th, 2016 by ddavanport
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There are children in both the US and abroad with HIV or AIDs waiting to be adopted. The miracle of medications has made HIV a mostly manageable chronic disease, but not every family is cut out to raise a child with HIV. Are you Answer these questions to find out. Are you willing... Read more
Adopting Lily: An HIV Adoption Story
Monday, May 18th, 2015 by ddavanport
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Adoption in general is scary. Adopting a child with HIV is even scarier. We all fear the unknown, and what most people dont know about HIVAIDS is staggering. According to one advocacy group, Project Hopeful, the understanding of most Americans about HIV and AIDS has not changed s... Read more
Getting Enough Vitamin D? Signs & Symptoms You're Not
Friday, August 8th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Have you been experiencing muscle weakness, fatigue, bone pain and mood swings? If so, you could have a vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is classified as both a vitamin and a hormone. As a vitamin, it appears in fortified foods and in supplements. Once ingested, however, the ... Read more
Traveling This Summer? Learn How to Protect Yourself
Monday, June 16th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Thinking about taking a trip this summer? Whether you're planning to travel within or outside the U.S., you're not alone. The summer months are the most popular time for people to jump in the car or on a plane, train, bike, RV and anything else that will take you from 'here' t... Read more
Can Stress Make You Sick?
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Between work, school, travel, children, spouses, over-scheduling, mounting bills and other day-to-day stressors, it is not abnormal to encounter stress. Stress, in many ways, is a natural element of human existence; it is one that often temporarily disturbs our lives. Howeve... Read more
Have We Made Progress in the HIV, AIDS Fight?
Thursday, December 26th, 2013 by eHealthGuide
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When most people think of AIDS, or Acquired Immune-Deficiency Syndrome, what they really think of is HIV, the virus responsible for AIDS. When AIDS was first being recognized in the early 1980’s, it was universally perceived as a death sentence. It was met with fear and ... Read more
Myths & Facts about HIV, AIDS
Monday, December 23rd, 2013 by eHealthGuide
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December is International AIDS Awareness Month, which gives us the opportunity to provide updates and clear up some of the myths that surround this disease. Acquired immune deficiency (AIDS) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are viewed with fear, partly due to many AIDS ... Read more
Adopting a Child with HIV: Who Do You Tell?
Thursday, October 10th, 2013 by ddavanport
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A topic came up on this weeks Creating a Family show on Adopting and Raising a Child with HIV that I hadnt given much thought to before who do you tell that your adopted child has HIV Unfortunately, stigma against people with HIV is alive and well. You and your child risk rejecti... Read more
Glaxo: Beagles, Blacks and Hispanics
Thursday, March 21st, 2013 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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This post was going to solely focus on Glaxo's involvement in the AIDS-related drug tests on parentless children in a home for kids with HIV, known as theIncarnation trials. Sadly, news has just broke of yet moreshenanigansby Glaxo, this time from their Verona HQ in Italy. Glaxo,... Read more
China’s Commonest Condition
Monday, April 23rd, 2012 by Ridzwan Bakar
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In South Africa, its HIVAIDS; but the commonest ailment in China is diabetes. According to the BBC, China faces a diabetes epidemic, what with almost one in 10 adults having the disease, while more cases remain undiagnosed. Given Chinas huge population, this means that there are ... Read more
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