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Steinhardt professor studies mental health of HIV patients

Steinhardt professor studies mental health of HIV patients

February 19, 2013


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Homophobia, racism, discrimination, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder contribute to the HIV epidemic through the mental health burden they impose upon young gay men, according to the results of a study recently conducted by Perry Halkitis. Halkitis is the director of the Center of Health, Identity, ...

N.Y. State’s Health Department advises meningitis vaccination

N.Y. State’s Health Department advises meningitis vaccination

October 17, 2012


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The New York State Department of Health issued a recommendation earlier this month urging HIV-positive males who have had sexual relations with men to receive meningococcal vaccinations immediately. The recommendation comes after a recent meningitis outbreak in the city. There have been four reported...

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