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Funding for Domestic HIV/AIDS Programs Largely Maintained by Federal Spending Bill

December 22, 2011

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Policy Rider Impedes Prevention and Fails to Adequately Address ADAP Wait Lists Washington, DC – “Progress in preventing HIV in the United States will be set back, while little will be done to provide additional care and treatment to people already living with HIV/AIDS in our country,” said Carl Schmid, Deputy Executive Director of The AIDS […]

3 Ways to Promote Health Through Filmmaking

December 14, 2011

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Plenty has been said about the negative effects of “screentime,” the amount of time babies, kids and teens spend in front of the TV, computers, phones and tablets, whether it’s for homework or entertainment. In fact, a 2010 study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that heavy media users reported lower grades. But at our conference […]

4 Free Asthma Resources from ASHA

December 6, 2011

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When asthma is under control, kids don’t just feel better, they learn better. As a strategic partner of the National Asthma Control Initiative, ASHA supports school health professionals as they help students control their asthma to reduce its impact as a barrier to learning. Here are four free, online resources you can use to help your school […]