Tagged: HIV/AIDS

Why Bottled Water Shouldn’t Be Popular With Minorities

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According to a recent study in the Archives of Pediatric Adolescent Medicine minority parents consume bottled water more often than white Americans and this has become a topic of discussion now. I wondered about these claims when I saw the post Why Minorities Love Bottled Water on theroot.com. Do minorities love bottled water? Who are we considering minorities? Continue reading

Follow The Leader: How Nelson Mandela Wants You To Celebrate His Birthday Today

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Photo Credit: “Nelson Mandela 2000″ by Library of the London School of Economics and Political Science

Today is legendary South African leader Nelson Mandela’s birthday. Today he is 93 years old. In 2009 United Nations launched Nelson Mandela International Day. The day symbolizes a call to action for people worldwide to take responsibility for making this world a better place, improving life for themselves and for others, one small step at a time.

The slogan is: “Take action. Inspire change. Make every day a Mandela day.”

So how do we do that? Continue reading

Raheem DeVaughn To Host Internet Radio Show Featuring Health Information

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Singer Raheem DeVaughn will be getting his own internet radio show on BLIS FM (Better Listening In Sound). The show starts June 19, 2011 airing weekly on Sunday nights from 7-9 pm on blis.fm/raheemdevaughn

The three-time Grammy nominee is set to host the show with Continue reading

Elizabeth Taylor, Hollywood Legend And Humanitarian, Dies at 79


“I have dedicated my efforts … above all, to the men, women, and children throughout the world who have died of AIDS, or are currently fighting for their lives.” -Elizabeth Taylor

Before it became the cool thing for celebrities to do and before even before then-President Ronald Reagan was even willing to talk about it, Elizabeth Taylor was a major advocate for AIDS research and awareness. She remained so for 25 years. Continue reading

Is The 12 Cities Project Coming To A City Near You?


“The 12 Cities Project” is a part of the Health and Human Services National HIV/AIDS Strategy Operational Plan to support and accelerate “comprehensive HIV/AIDS planning and cross-agency response in the 12 U.S. jurisdictions that bear the highest AIDS burden in the country.” Continue reading

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