The Observer

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PrEP: An Expensive End to HIV

September 12, 2018

One of the most political, virulent and tragic diseases is now easily preventable with the assistance...

Practice Safe Sex: We’re Not All That Invincible

June 1, 2011

Responsible Practices are Necessary with HIV Infections on the Rise By Craig Calefate Photo Editor Published: January 31, 2008 With mention of the term “safe sex,” we are instantly reminded of memories of falling asleep in a useless health class in the beginning of high school. But there is reason to recall the AIDS ...

HIV Rise Calls for Action

June 1, 2011

Published: January 31, 2008 A quite common criticism of Ronald Reagan’s reign as United States President is that The Gipper did not publicly mention the word “AIDS” until 1987, six years after the disease broke out and became a nightmarish epidemic. Whether Reagan’s feigned ignorance was a political or personal move...

HIV Rises in Young Gay Males

June 1, 2011

Experts Fear ‘Another Wave of Death’ Among Hispanic and Black Men By Casey Feldman Staff Writer Published: January 31, 2008 FCLC—“Get high. Get stupid. Get AIDS.” So went the commercial that inspired 40-year-old Tom*, an black HIV-positive male from the Bronx, to get an AIDS test in 1996. “I knew I was in ...