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“I am Life” Campaign Reaffirms That People With HIV Matter

The “I am Life” campaign showcases the empowering stories of 20 Black and Hispanic people living with HIV/ AIDS in Houston. The new awareness effort aims to educate the public about HIV prevention and treatment. Officials hope the campaign will increase awareness of PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) and TasP (treatment as prevention), particularly among local Black… Read More »

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas sickens at least 62 people in 8 states, CDC says

Dozens of people in eight U.S. states have been infected with a strain of salmonella after eating fresh papayas imported from Mexico, according to federal health officials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that 62 people have so far been infected with the strain of Salmonella Uganda, of which 23 have been… Read More »

The dog ate my hearing aid! Surprising ways people lose their hearing aids

Americans spend an average total of 2.5 days every year looking for lost belongings such as remote controls, cellphones, car keys and eyeglasses, one survey indicates.  The biggest reason for hearing aid loss?The family dog uses them as a chew toy,says Audiologist Melissa Danchak. And while two-thirds of us annually spend as much as $ 50 to… Read More »