AIDS Walk Detroit has hit the streets with its 2001 campaign, "Real People. Real Stories." As part of this campaign, 6 area residents whose lives have been touched by HIV and AIDS are telling their stories in support of the September 16 Walk.

Ortho Biotech Products, L.P., marketer of PROCRIT® (Epoetin alfa)1, a medication that treats anemia associated with certain conditions, is joining forces with the Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons (ICPS), the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), and the International Associati

The Commerce Department's Census Bureau said it will revise its methodology to estimate the number of people with and without health insurance.

Initial results from a UCLA-led study has found that the mortality rate of Hispanics ages 65-74 years with diabetes is more than twice the rate of non-Hispanic Whites. The same study also reported that, at any age level, the Latino mortality rate remains twice as high as non-Hispanic Whites.

Due to a lack of awareness, the elderly Latino residents of Los Angeles are seriously under-enrolled in Medicare, according to a recent study. The study was conducted in a joint project involving the UCLA Center for the Study of Latino Health & Culture and the Edward R.

AARP has conducted a national survey to better understand the structure and dynamics of the contemporary "sandwiched" boomer family, and how members of the sandwich generation are coping with the pressures of caring for their parents and children.

Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions. To help children maintain healthy weight, parents may be keeping sight of what's on their kids' plate, but they often overlook what's filling their glasses.

Citing new data showing some 23 million workers worldwide now infected with HIV/AIDS, the Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Juan Somavia plans to formally launch a pioneering Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work* at the U.N General Assembly Special Sess

New research in Smoking: Risk, Perception and Policy, released today in Washington, DC, found that adolescents and young adults (ages 14-29) are more likely to recall cigarette ads than those over 30.

While in the nation's capital for its national board meeting and for a U.S. Capitol reception honoring Members of Congress, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) revealed that a new report by the U.S.

The findings of several recently published studies highlight a significant disparity between the inclinations of policymakers and the needs and desires of students, parents and teachers regarding sexuality education, according to "Sex Education: Politicians, Parents, Teachers and Teens." The revi

Daisy Fuentes, bilingual television personality and model, is teaming up with the Endometriosis Association (EA) to encourage women and girls to speak up if they have ongoing pelvic pain or "killer cramps."

Summertime is right around the corner, and while children across the country are counting the days until school is out, parents are busy finalizing their children's summer activities.

The Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus conducted a Special HIV/AIDS Hearing, which focused on the activities carried out by the US Department of Health and Human Services to implement the Minority HIV/AIDS Initiative, which ha

Four of five students 'boys and girls' report that they have experienced some type of sexual harassment in school, despite a greater awareness of school policies dealing with the issue, according to a new report, Hostile Hallways II: Bullying, Teasing, and Sexual Harassment in School by the Ameri

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