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2011-07-01 14:25:00

Week-Long Greater Than AIDS Statewide Testing Tour Culminates at this Weekend's Festival in New Orleans, July 1st-3rd NEW ORLEANS, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greater Than AIDS, a national campaign to respond to HIV/AIDS in the United States, has teamed up with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and other partners to promote HIV testing in conjunction with the annual ESSENCE Music Festival, taking place today through Sunday, July 3rd at the Ernest N. Morial...

2011-06-23 16:01:00

Tour Caravan will Culminate at the Essence Music Festival NEW ORLEANS, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Louisiana Office of Public Health STD/HIV Program and The Black AIDS Institute today announce the "Louisiana is Greater Than AIDS HIV Testing Tour, On the Road to the Essence Music Festival," a weeklong series of free HIV testing events across the state starting Saturday, June 25th at the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club in Shreveport and ending Thursday, June 30th at the...

2011-06-02 10:30:00

Report Advocates for Appropriate Investment in Testing and Linkage to Care, Development of Science and Treatment Education Capacity among Black Communities, Overhaul of AIDS Treatment and Prevention Infrastructures LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Black AIDS Institute, the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people, today issued "30 years is Enuf: the History of the AIDS Epidemic in Black America," the authoritative report on the epidemic...

2011-04-11 10:00:00

HIV Testing Tour will visit five Historically Black Colleges and Universities LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Department of Health and the Black AIDS Institute have partnered to present the Georgia>AIDS HBCU Testing Tour. The tour will kick-off on Monday, April 11, 2011 at Savannah State University in Savannah, Georgia. Free HIV Testing will be available throughout the tour which runs until April 15th( )and stops at historically black colleges and...

2011-02-07 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Black AIDS Institute ("BAI"), the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on the Black community in the US, today released its 2011 State of AIDS in Black America report, Deciding Moment. 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of the AIDS epidemic in America and presents unique opportunities to curtail the HIV/AIDS pandemic, but key challenges remain to moving forward in the AIDS response in Black America. The report opens with an...

2010-11-30 09:00:00

New Commitments Respond to AIDS in America, Including: * NBA/WNBA Tips Off Campaign to Mobilize Fans & Fight Stigma * Walgreens Recognizes those Making a Difference; HIV/AIDS Informational Resources to be Distributed in More than 700 Health Centers Nationwide * PSAs Featuring those Living with HIV and Loved Ones Debut on Network TV, Join Growing Roster of Media Commitments * New Partnerships Reach Higher-Risk, Men Who Have Sex With Men * State/Local Health Departments, AIDS...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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