Posts tagged "cdc"

University of Chicago's Casting Call for An HIV-Prevention App

University of Chicago's Casting Call for An HIV-Prevention App
This is such a brilliant idea that I had to blog about it. The Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive, or Ci3, is doing some cool stuff that we have to be apart of. Ci3′s Philip Ehrenberg and Dr. Brandon Hill at the University of Chicago are developing an iPad app for use in health clinics... Read more »

HIV infections continue to rise among gay Hispanic men

HIV infections continue to rise among gay Hispanic men
New HIV cases have been falling in the United States in most racial and ethnic groups, except among gay Hispanic men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC officials reported that HIV diagnoses have been declining in many groups, including gay and bisexual white men, heterosexuals and people who inject drugs. Here... Read more »

Is College the Place For Same-Sex Experimentation for Women?

The expression “giving it the ol’ College try” may not be so accurate for women, a recent study says. A New York Times article suggest that the popular stereotype of college campuses as a hive of same-sex experimentation for young women may be all wrong. The National Survey on Family Growth found that women with... Read more »
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1 in 22 Blacks Will Get HIV, CDC Report Says

A new CDC report estimating the lifetime risk of HIV diagnosis for several populations found great disparities by racial/ethnic groups, reports The Associated Press. Based on HIV surveillance, vital statistics, and census data from 37 states and Puerto Rico for 2007, an estimated 4.65 percent of blacks/African Americans would receive an HIV diagnosis during their... Read more »

Lovefest 2010

The Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus (CBGMC) hosted its 6th Annual Lovefest Celebration on Sunday, August 29th at Jackson Park. The free event was designed to bring together the African-American LGBT community, more specifically gay and bisexual men, to bring awareness to health and wellness management. Hosted by Ms. Ruff n’ Stuff, one of the highlights of... Read more »