Posts Tagged as "Health Services"

LB Health Department Assists in Reducing the HIV/STD Disease Burden

Jun. 6, 2014 / By
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By Guest Writer Julio C. Rodríguez, Long Beach Health Dept.

Since the first AIDS case was reported here in Long Beach back in early 1983, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has continued to affect us...

2012 CA. County Health Rankings

Apr. 5, 2012 / By
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2012 County Health Rankings Highlight Healthiest, Least Healthy Counties in Every State

Rankings show what influences how healthy residents are, how long they live...

Latinas — The Main Victims of Cervical Cancer in California

Jan. 13, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Feature, Maria Luisa Arredondo, Posted: Jan 12, 2012

For more than six years, Lilia Fuentes did not get a Pap test...

Majority of People Living With HIV in U.S. Aren’t in Successful Treatment

Dec. 2, 2011 / By
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Color Lines, News Report, Michael Lavers and Kai Wright, Posted: Dec 01, 2011
Less than a third of people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States are in successful enough treatment that they will remain healthy and reduce the likelihood of transmitting the virus to their sexual partners, according to the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...