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RN Worked Through Obstacles To Provide Special Service To Women In Need

” In some cases, women just feel more comfortable speaking to another woman, and I fill that need,” said Ingrid Hansen, RN.

05/03/2015

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CDC: 110 Million Americans Have STDs At Any Given Time

Nearly 20 million cases of a sexually transmitted disease infection are reported each year in the United States and the number could be higher because many sufferers don’t show symptoms.

10/08/2014

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Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

07/24/2014

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HIV-Killing Condom Could Launch In Next Few Months

Australian company working with condom manufacturer to combine anti-viral gel with lubricant.

07/23/2014

Deputies: Male Teacher Exposed 16-Year-Old Boy To AIDS Virus After Having Sex With Him

A teacher is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old male student and exposing him to the AIDS virus.

06/03/2014

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Soy Sauce May Hold Secret Ingredient In Treatment Of HIV/AIDS

Virologists recently confirmed a 2001 finding that a flavor-enhancing molecule in the sauce could potentially be used to treat HIV.

05/09/2014

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Rare Case Of Female-To-Female HIV Transmission In Texas

Doctors say other factors unlikely in spread of HIV in this case.

03/14/2014

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Nearly 1,000 Patients Of Oklahoma Dentist Get Tested For HIV

Citing the scope of a public health scare involving thousands of patients of an Oklahoma oral surgeon, the head of the state’s dentistry board said Monday she wants prosecutors to consider pursuing criminal charges.

04/02/2013

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Patients Of Oklahoma Doctor Line Up For Tests

Hundreds of patients of an Oklahoma oral surgeon accused of unsanitary practices showed up at a health clinic Saturday, looking to find out whether they were exposed to hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS.

03/30/2013

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Oklahoma Dentist Had ‘High Population Of Known Infectious Disease Carrier Patients’

The crisp, stucco exterior of an Oklahoma dental clinic concealed what health inspectors say they found inside: rusty instruments used on patients with infectious diseases and a pattern of unsanitary practices that put thousands of people at risk for hepatitis and the virus that causes AIDS.

03/29/2013

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