Flu season is upon us, time for HIV/AIDS community to prepare, Dr. Anne Schuchat

Flu season is upon us; so, it’s time for everyone in the HIV/AIDS community to prepare. We all know that that the flu can make anyone sick. But did you know that people with long-term health conditions—including HIV/AIDS as well as asthma, diabetes (type 1 and 2), and heart disease—are at greater risk for serious complications from the flu? Studies have shown an increased risk for heart and lung-related hospitalizations in people infected with HIV during influenza season and a higher risk of … [Read more...]

Women need How to Seasonal Flu Tips, 30 BEST Blogs

As the weather begins to cool and the days start to get shorter, parents’ minds generally turn towards the upcoming flu season and the best ways to prevent illness in their household. Unfortunately, there are so many misconceptions surrounding the transmission, incubation period, best course of treatment and even vaccinations that figuring out the best course of action can be a challenge. These 30 blog entries offer information on several aspects of the seasonal flu. What is Influenza? The … [Read more...]

Staying Healthy During Flu Season: Advice for People Living with HIV/AIDS‏

By Ronald Valdiserri, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, and Director, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Ronald Valdiserri Flu season is upon us; so, it’s time for everyone in the HIV/AIDS community to prepare. We all know that that the flu can make anyone sick. But did you know that people with long-term health conditions—including HIV/AIDS as well as asthma, diabetes (type 1 and 2), and heart … [Read more...]

WORLD MALARIA DAY – April 25, 2011

World Malaria Day April 25, 2011 More than three billion people are at risk of malaria, according to the World Health Organization. That’s roughly half the world population. And while malaria is both preventable and treatable, one million lose their lives to the disease every year. Children are particularly vulnerable. In fact, a child dies every 30 seconds because of malaria. April 25th is World Malaria Day. We hope you will join us in the fight against malaria and take a … [Read more...]

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