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9 03, 2016

East L.A. medical provider creates telenovela on reality of HIV/AIDS in Latin community

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National

This article covers a new telenovela series that frankly addresses HIV/AIDS which adds a new yet needed medium for facilitating conversations on this issue.

8 03, 2016

Rehab group’s push to find N.J. facility finalized

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New Jersey

Lighthouse Recovery Center has recently joined forces with Recovery Centers of American and will now offer inpatient and outpatient treatment.

2 03, 2016

Lab tech allegedly faked result in drug case; 7,827 criminal cases now in question

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New Jersey

This article reports on the discovery of falsification by a lab technician for the State Police laboratory in Little Falls. 7,827 criminal cases are now being reviewed due to this discovery.

1 03, 2016

Self-Respect: The Key Element to Inspire a Durable Recovery

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New Jersey

This article is a personal testimony on the power of self-motivation and self-worth for a successful recovery from substance addiction.

27 02, 2016

Some N.J. lawmakers like the idea of dropping drinking age to 18

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New Jersey

This article reports on the arguments among lawmakers regarding the drinking age in New Jersey.

27 02, 2016

Are sexually transmitted infections rising in N.J. because of budget cuts?

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New Jersey

This article aims to relate the increasing number of sexually transmitted infections in New Jersey to Governor Chris Christie’s elimination of state funding for family planning clinics.

27 01, 2016

How AIDS attacks: Breakthrough as researchers find HIV virus manipulates 400 genes

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Newark

This article describes a new find for scientists researching AIDS who have discovered a protein that is vital in the progression of AIDS, called Tat. There is currently a vaccine being provided to 87 HIV-positive patients through a phase II trial at the National Institute of Health in Rome.

27 01, 2016

People who inject drugs at high risk of HIV contraction: NJPIES

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Newark

This article contains warnings and advice from the New Jersey AIDS/HIV/STD Hotline regarding the higher likelihood of contraction of HIV and hepatitis for drug users.

26 01, 2016

Free condom distribution reduced HIV/AIDS rate – MP

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Newark

This article advocates on behalf of the decision made by the Ghanaian government to distribute free condoms to its citizens. The decision has received backlash but has led to a significant decrease in the spread of HIV.

20 01, 2016

It’s time for N.J. to fully embrace medical marijuana

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Newark

This article outlines the need more medical marijuana to be more accessible to more residents in New Jersey who have qualifying needs. Governor Christie recently made it possible for children to receive treatment in schools but the article argues for adults to have the privilege as well.