qnotes is pleased to partner with Rosedale Infectious Disease and the Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina in presenting this special section, â€śLife, Positivelyâ€ť, in recognition of World AIDS Day.
Nearly 350 people attended a special evening of music, awards and fundraising in early November at Rosedale IDâ€™s annual Evening of Hope and Inspiration. The event, featuring gospel singers Christy Sutherland and Lynda Randle also featured their annual Inspiration Awards presented to radio hosts Matt Harris and Ramona Holloway and youth activist Jordan Mitzel.
The Alliance of AIDS Services – Carolina (AAS-C) continues its more than 20-year service to the Triangle area as they continue to welcome new executive director Stacy Duck into its fold.
Trained as a minister and having worked in several congregations, the Rev. Deborah Warren didnâ€™t foresee herself leading an HIV/AIDS organization. All that would change in the early 1990s as Warren was faced with the realities of the lingering effects of the harrowing AIDS Crisis.
Two new advances in HIV/AIDS prevention and testing could mean big changes for those at-risk of infection. This summer, the Federal Drug Administration offered their approval to new uses of AIDS medicine Truvada and to an at-home HIV test.
North Carolina is blessed to have a plethora of community resources and programming for those living with HIV/AIDS. Several groups throughout the state work to keep the public educated, provide [...]
I remember my first mammogram about 20 years ago. And, the reason was more chilling. It came when I discovered a lump in my breast when I was taking my morning shower that was not there even the day before. I went numb. I began to shake. I could not breathe.
One of the most important practices a woman can engage in is a trip to the gynecologist. Oh, this isnâ€™t because you love it so much. Nor, is it because you enjoy the visit. You may like your doctor.
Even months after the passage of President Barack Obamaâ€™s landmark Affordable Care Act (ACA), many Americans are still confused about how the law will affect them and how new regulations will improve healthcare.
Western medicine is a miracle of science in many ways. The research and technology that have grown and developed through it are amazing; however, there are side effects to all [...]
Totems act as a focal point for identity, clan pride and spiritual ideals. Summer is Pride season around the world. LGBT communities everywhere are celebrating their social visibility, political progress [...]
Emotions are powerful. They can even change the physiological makeup of our bodies. The two most powerful emotional responses, love and fear, are particularly adept at creating physical responses within [...]
Ever since paper was invented by the Chinese 2,000 years ago it has been part of a process of recycling. Paper was originally made from the pulverized fibers in rag [...]
St. Joseph raised a child who was not his own, setting a standard of caring and acceptance that looks beyond traditional family relationships. Fatherâ€™s Day is approaching, and Health & [...]