Jill Biden Visits HIV Shelter in Panama, Announces $80.9M in AIDS Funds

While in Panama during a Latin America tour to promote unity and partnerships with the United States, First Lady Jill Biden announced that the region would receive $80.9 million in U.S. AIDS funding, including $12.2 million specifically to expand HIV services in Panama. The funding will arrive from the President’s...
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Turning hearing aids into noise-canceling devices

People with hearing aids and other assistive listening devices often struggle at crowded events, because the various sources of sound make it difficult to make out any one of them clearly. During the 182nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Ryan M. Corey, from the University of Illinois at...
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Novelis’ WiN Chapter Aids OCO SAF Program

OSWEGO – Members of Novelis’ Women in Novelis (WiN) chapter recently presented Coordinator of Client Services for Oswego County Opportunities’ SAF program Stacie France with a check in support of the agency’s Services to Aid Families (SAF) program. SAF is Oswego County’s domestic violence and rape...

Next-gen visibility aids in operations, sustainability

Transportation and logistics companies have been forced to cope with an onslaught of market instability, labor shortages and other pandemic-fueled disruptions over the past two years. In an effort to adapt to this changing landscape, many shippers, 3PLs and freight forwarders have embraced new technologies. Visibility tools are among the...

Molson Coors to donate $50K to local LGBTQ+, HIV/AIDS orgs

CHICAGO — Just ahead of Pride Month, Molson Coors is celebrating the return of its Tap Into Change Program, where proceeds of sales at select locations are donated to local LGBTQ+ non-profit organizations. In Chicago, they’re hosting a kickoff event at Roscoe’s Tavern from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 26. Tap Into […]

Watch | Drone aids in arrest of armed robbery suspect in Brookhaven

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. — Brookhaven Police arrested an armed robbery suspect who'd been accused of shooting someone in Charlotte on Tuesday and was then making his way to metro Atlanta. Officers used some tech to help get the suspect in handcuffs. The department also shared drone and bodycam videos of...

1984: HIV discovered

After ruling out cancer, researchers in France and the United States discovered that a retrovirus caused AIDS. Scientists hoped a vaccine would be available by the late ’80s, but it wasn’t until 2012 that the FDA approved PrEP, the first drug to help prevent the transmission of HIV. In 2019, two men were “cured” of AIDS after blood stem cell transplants. More than 35 million people have died of AIDS or related illnesses. You may also like: A timeline of WWII, the most devastating conflict in history

Model Targeting Appetitive Traits Aids Weight Loss

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A novel intervention targeting appetitive traits may be an effective option for adult weight loss, according to a study published online May 18 in JAMA Network Open. Kerri N. Boutelle, Ph.D., from the University of California in San Diego, and colleagues randomly assigned...
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Melatonin Aids Sleep in Older Adults

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) — High-dose melatonin may be an effective sleep aid for older adults, according to a study published online April 18 in the Journal of Pineal Research. Jeanne F. Duffy, Ph.D., from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and colleagues randomly assigned 24 healthy...