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News and thoughts from the Long Island Association for AIDS Care

October 15, 2015
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The Long Island Association for AIDS Care celebrates National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD).

October 15, 2015 is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day. It marks the end of a month long celebration of Hispanic Heritage. Established in 2003, and coordinated by the Latino Commission on AIDS, this day was established to bring awareness of … Continue reading

April 11, 2013
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National Minority Health Month- Health Disparity and Discrimination Still Persists.

By Dr. Gail Barouh April is National Minority Health Month. You would think that with the Supreme Court considering the possible overturn of affirmative action, minorities would not need their own health month. But despite what is going on in … Continue reading

February 1, 2013
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LIAAC Fighting Stigma and Marginalization on Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Dr. Gail Barouh Black HIV/AIDS awareness day is a national HIV education, testing, leadership and treatment community mobilization initiative that targets Black communities. But it’s also an opportunity to talk about fighting marginalization and stigma. In our society you … Continue reading

November 16, 2012
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Diabetes, One of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Chronic Illnesses

By Dr. Gail Barouh American Diabetes Month is designed to focus the nation’s attention on the issues surrounding diabetes and the many people who are impacted by the disease. Raising awareness of this ever-growing disease is the goal of the … Continue reading

September 21, 2012
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Healthy Aging Month Promoted Through LIAAC’s Seasoned Adult Program

By Dr. Gail Barouh Healthy Aging Month is an annual observance month designed to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older, it promotes taking personal responsibility for one’s health. Growing older in a healthy way is what … Continue reading