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2010-12-02 00:00:43

"HIV Healing in Young Black America: Getting the Language Right" Facebook Fan Page Highlights Video For World AIDS Day Viewing Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 In solidarity with the commemoration of World AIDS Day on December 1, social architect/ activist Cleo Manago has released a thought provoking video missile in an effort to continue the dialogue and incite change within the Black community. The video, "HIV Healing in Young Black America: Getting the Language Right" is a...

2010-12-02 00:00:39

At http://www.thesilenceisbroken.com we are streaming The Silence Is Broken Volume I, a feature length concert video starring Loretta Devine, TC Carson, Patrice Rushen, Laurnea, Cheray O'Neal, Karen Elaine, Patrick Gandy, a 65 piece orchestra and much more. The stream will be available for viewing beginning on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2010 and is available for purchase now. This docu-concert is one in a series of original offerings produced to create awareness about HIV and AIDS and to...

2010-12-01 13:31:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in recognition of World AIDS Day: "World AIDS Day is a time to honor the memories of those we've lost to HIV/AIDS, to remember the progress we've made in our fight against this disease, and to rededicate ourselves to ending this pandemic once and for all. The battle to ensure 'universal access and human rights' for all living with HIV/AIDS represents one of the great moral...

2010-12-01 10:30:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery, in partnership with IDPH, legislative supporters and HIV/AIDS advocates, is once again working together to raise millions of dollars to help people living with HIV/AIDS in Illinois. In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Illinois Lottery and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today unveiled a new Quality of Life scratch-off ticket, "Red Ribbon Cash," where 100 percent of the net proceeds support HIV/AIDS-prevention...

2010-12-01 11:52:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of World AIDS Day 2010, the editors and publishers of Mediaplanet and POZ join together to ask readers, "Are you tuned into the truth about your sexual health?" Today, more people are living with HIV/AIDS than ever before - including an estimated 1.2 million in the United States and 33 million people worldwide. Surviving the Virus, a guide to preventing, treating and living with HIV/AIDS, is available today within USA Today in select markets...

2010-12-01 09:35:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The LA County Office of AIDS Programs and Policy (OAPP) announces today its launch of a county-wide casting call for the faces of the 2011 Erase Doubt advertising campaign aimed to fight the spread of HIV and AIDS in Los Angeles County. Beginning today through January 9, 2011, individuals living in LA County are welcome to submit headshots of themselves by visiting www.EraseDoubt.org. A judging committee will select the top 10 models to be...

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2010-12-01 08:35:00

Wednesday marked a global day of celebration and sadness, hope and reflection, as nations around the world paused to mark international World AIDS Day 2010. According to the World AIDS Campaign website, "World AIDS Day is celebrated on December 1 each year around the world. It has become one of the most recognized international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness, commemorate those who have passed on, and celebrate victories such as increased access to treatment and...

2010-12-01 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today makeup artists from M.A.C Cosmetics in Washington, D.C. will put away their makeup kits and don red ribbons to participate in a company-wide volunteer effort to honor World AIDS Day. This initiative -- part of a worldwide effort involving more than 1,400 M.A.C employees in 120 North American cities and 30 countries -- is organized to demonstrate the company's longstanding commitment to the global fight against HIV/AIDS and to strengthen the...

2010-12-01 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today M.A.C Cosmetics makeup artists in New York City will put away their makeup kits and don red ribbons to participate in a company-wide volunteer effort to honor World AIDS Day. This initiative -- part of a worldwide effort involving more than 1,400 M.A.C employees in 120 North American cities and 30 countries -- is organized to demonstrate the company's longstanding commitment to the global fight against HIV/AIDS and strengthen the artists'...

2010-12-01 06:00:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World AIDS Day 2010 comes at a time of renewed hope in the HIV prevention field. In the past 15 months, scientific research has delivered exciting results in the fight against HIV. A vaccine study in Thailand, a microbicide study in South Africa and a multi-country study on the use of HIV drugs to prevent infection have all demonstrated a level of efficacy that brings new hope for the prevention of HIV. Unfortunately, many of these...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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