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30 Years in the Fight Against AIDS

(2) Comments | Posted May 30, 2013 | 12:31 PM

I started medical school in 1982 in Philadelphia about a year after the first patients with AIDS were recognized in the United States. I remember being on the wards and the fear that spread whenever someone was admitted with AIDS. It was palpable. How was it being spread? How can...

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ABC News Wants You to Be The Change and Save a Life

(2) Comments | Posted December 16, 2010 | 12:44 PM

It is so easy to think about global health problems as insurmountable; problems a world away for which no solutions can be found. AIDS, malnutrition, poor water and sanitation, tuberculosis are just some of the problems we think of when we think about global health. This week, ABC News launches...

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