National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day...

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is February 7, 2011...

There are 3 comments on the Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper story from Feb 6, 2011, titled National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is February 7, 2011.... In it, Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper reports that:

Assistant Professor of Medicine - General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin and Immediate Past President - Cream City Medical Society National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which occurs on February 7th of each year, was founded in 1999 by five national organizations funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide ...

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pozlvoes

Chengdu, China

#1 Feb 6, 2011
Although blacks make up only 13.6 percent of the U.S. population, and the members on a largest HIV dating site HIVlover .con are only 1/3 , they account for 50.3 percent of all diagnosed cases of HIV, federal health officials reported Thursday.

To my surprise that the rate of HIV diagnosis among black men is eight times that of whites, and the rate for black women is 19 times that of whites, finds a new analysis of data from 37 states by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
stephanie

Twickenham, UK

#2 Feb 6, 2011
pozlvoes wrote:
Although blacks make up only 13.6 percent of the U.S. population, and the members on a largest HIV dating site HIVlover .con are only 1/3 , they account for 50.3 percent of all diagnosed cases of HIV, federal health officials reported Thursday.
To my surprise that the rate of HIV diagnosis among black men is eight times that of whites, and the rate for black women is 19 times that of whites, finds a new analysis of data from 37 states by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
good post.
James Howard

Fayetteville, AR

#4 Feb 8, 2011
Testosterone is known to reduce the immune response, including viruses. Black men and women produce more testosterone than men and women of other groups. This may explain why blacks exhibit more HIV / AIDS.

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