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Month: November 2020

Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS: Two Co-Existing Epidemics

In the United States, more than 1.2 million people are living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the virus that leads to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).[1] HIV, is a viral infection that is transmitted via blood and other body fluids, and it is easily passed from one person to the next by needle-sharing and unprotected …

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Alabama Needs a New Plan for Tobacco

On November 4, 2015, Alabama’s acting State Health Officer Thomas Miller signed a letter in support of the Alabama State Plan for Tobacco Prevention and Control 2015-2020. The plan is a statewide initiative to reduce the effects of tobacco on the population through media campaigns, organizational partnerships, and policy revisions. In the letter, Dr. Miller …

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