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Researcher receives $2.5 million award to curb HIV infection among people who inject drugs

International organizations and countries around the world are working to eliminate HIV/AIDS by 2030. To reach this goal, new approaches are needed–particularly among difficult-to-reach groups such as people who inject drugs (PWID), who are 30 times more likely to contract HIV/AIDS compared with the general population. Matthew Akiyama, M.D., assistant professor of medicine at Albert […]

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Blood shortage forces New England surgery delay

Dr. Choi on getting COVID months after vaccination Radiologist Dr. Eugene Choi provides insight on ‘CAVUTO Live.’ BOSTON – Some New England hospitals are delaying or rescheduling surgeries because of a shortage of blood donations during the pandemic. “We haven’t seen anything like this in about 30 or 40 years at least,” Dr. Vishesh Chhibber, […]

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Faith communities have the potential to promote physical wellbeing

If someone joins a church, mosque or synagogue, they may be seeking better emotional or spiritual health. But according to research out of West Virginia University, faith communities have the potential to promote physical wellbeing, as well. A new study led by Angel Smothers, Stephanie Young and Elizabeth Morrissey–researchers with the WVU School of Nursing–and […]