Aids : A severe immunological
disorder caused by the retrovirus HIV, resulting in a defect in cell-mediated
immune response that is manifested by increased susceptibility to opportunistic
infections and to certain rare cancers, especially Kaposi's sarcoma. It
is transmitted primarily by exposure to contaminated body fluids, especially
blood and semen.
Womens Center offers free HIV testing
Health Center offers confidential HIV and STD testing Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 to 11:30 a.m. The
Premature sex blamed for spread of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
by Ibrahim Kabole, manager of the STD / HIV / AIDS multi-sectoral council planning tools project, at the African Medical and Research Foundation meeting held in Dar es Salaam. "The
Public health district offers faster HIV test
the public health district's Division of HIV / STD /TB Prevention and Management. The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District is participating in a pilot program focused on offering
Puppy chooses life; Ivan doesn't
at little or no cost in its "Take a Loved One to Get Screened" event. Whenever anything is free, be it STD tests or beer cozies, it's always worth the trip to stop by and partake.