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May 18 is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

May 18 is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

May 18
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) is observed annually on May 18th. This observance provides an opportunity to recognize and thank the many people who are working together to find a safe and effective preventive HIV vaccine.

Vaccine May Cut HPV Infections , An Oral Cancer Risk in Men

Vaccine May Cut HPV Infections , An Oral Cancer Risk in Men

By Marilynn Marchione | May 18
The HPV vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer in women also might lower the risk in young men of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers, a new study finds.

New Hepatitis C Infections Nearly Tripled Over Five Years

New Hepatitis C Infections Nearly Tripled Over Five Years

May 17
Over just five years, the number of new hepatitis C virus infections reported to CDC has nearly tripled, reaching a 15-year high.

May 17 is IDAHOT, International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

May 17 is IDAHOT, International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

May 17
May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, to draw attention to violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people internationally. This year's IDAHOT focuses on "Families."

Applications Now Being Accepted for Fall 2017 WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic

Applications Now Being Accepted for Fall 2017 WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic

May 16
WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease has announced that applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2017 WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium.

New Pet Tips in Honor of National Pet Month from Max Warehouse

New Pet Tips in Honor of National Pet Month from Max Warehouse

May 16
May is National Pet Month, and whether it runs, tweets or hops, there's a lot you can do to prepare your home and family for the new addition!

On Stroke Awareness Month, Don't Blame The Brain For An Ischemic Stroke

On Stroke Awareness Month, Don't Blame The Brain For An Ischemic Stroke

May 12
On National Stroke Awareness Month, don't blame the brain for an ischemich stroke. A clogged artery in the neck is the likely culprit. Here's why.

Heroin Epidemic Pushing Up Hepatitis C Infections in US

Heroin Epidemic Pushing Up Hepatitis C Infections in US

By Mike Stobbe | May 12
The heroin epidemic is driving up hepatitis C infections, with the biggest increase in people in their 20s, U.S. health officials said Thursday.

'Breakthrough U' Puppets Help Students Stop Gender-Based Violence

'Breakthrough U' Puppets Help Students Stop Gender-Based Violence

May 11
A new video series, "BreakthroughU," is tackling complicated social issues, like gender-based violence, intersectionality* and culture change -- all using puppets.

Operation Warm Wishes Presents Golfing With Mom!
San Francisco, CA

Operation Warm Wishes Presents Golfing With Mom!

May 11
On Saturday, May 13, treat your mom like a queen when Operation Warm Wishes presents: It's A Fabulous Day! Golfing With Mom! Mothers Day Golfing Day for Homeless and Struggling Mothers!

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