National Prevention Week takes place annually, and is dedicated to increasing public awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues. This year the event takes place May 14 -20. The three primary goals of National Prevention Week are: to involve … Continue reading →
May 16, 2017
by Liaacinc Comments Off on Hepatitis Testing Day- May 19
By: Kristina Robles May is Hepatitis Awareness Month with the 19th being Hepatitis Testing Day, a day dedicated to encouraging Hepatitis testing and education. Hepatitis is a family of viruses that cause inflammation of the liver, most commonly the Hepatitis … Continue reading →
August 25, 2016
by Liaacinc Comments Off on Five Reasons You Should Use a Condom (Besides Not Getting Pregnant)
By: Melissa Colleary If you or your partner are using birth control, or your partner is the same sex as you, it may feel as though there is no real need to use condoms. Whether you’re at risk for pregnancy … Continue reading →
October 15, 2015
by Liaacinc Comments Off on 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 →
August 17, 2012
by Liaacinc Comments Off on CDC to Baby Boomers: GET TESTED for Hep C!
By Dr. Gail Barouh Attention baby boomers: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wants you tested for the hepatitis C virus. In their latest weekly Morbidity and Mortality Report, the CDC advised that everyone born from 1945 to 1965 … Continue reading →