Psychology & Psychiatry

Americans overwhelmingly see gun violence as a public health issue

Americans are more united than divided when it comes to guns – they see gun safety as an issue and they want to see actions to prevent gun violence. The majority of Americans (87 percent) see gun violence as a public health ...

HIV & AIDS

Use of HIV-prevention drug grows, but lags among nonwhites

Eric Russell, 24, recently joined a health support group for young Latino and black gay men, where he learned about the HIV-prevention pill known as PrEP. He resisted the medication at first, convinced he didn't need it and ...

HIV & AIDS

Social, public health services crucial in fight against HIV/AIDS

Patients at risk for HIV need to be linked to services—such as mental health and syringe exchange programs—that will help them stay in care, adhere to medication and avoid reinfection, a new University of Michigan study ...

Health

An STI epidemic in young people does not signal sexual abuse

Over the past two weeks, a number of commentators have called for the removal of Aboriginal children with sexually transmissible infections (STIs) from their families. This has resulted from the wrongful conflating of rates ...

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