PHREAdom Leader: Hydeia Broadbent continues to educate about HIV/AIDS
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PHREAdom Leader: Hydeia Broadbent continues to educate about HIV/AIDS

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “In 2012, the estimated number of diagnoses of HIV infection in the United States was 47,989. There were 38,160 diagnoses in adult and adolescent males and 9,586 in adult and adolescent females. There were an estimated 242 diagnoses of HIV infection among children aged less than … Continue reading

PHREAdom Leader: One Year Later with the Innovators
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PHREAdom Leader: One Year Later with the Innovators

Today wraps up the installment of the PHREAdom Leader: One Year Later series. The last part of the series focus on the innovators. They are Alton Murray, Ashley Gonzalez and Miss Plus Size Charleston Alison Parson, which I’ve dubbed as my “Ambitious A-Leaders”.  I have thoroughly enjoyed this project, and reconnecting with my PHREAdom Leaders … Continue reading

Breaking the Misconceptions of Lupus
Awareness / Community / Lifestyle

Breaking the Misconceptions of Lupus

According to the latest research from Lupus Foundation, nearly 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with lupus. The disease is most prevalent being developed by women especially those of color. However, despite the number of diagnoses, the illness remains a silent discussion amongst individuals. LaDonna Sneed, a 30-year-old single mother of one, said that she gets … Continue reading

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Catawba Care observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, black people account for 44% of the new infections. As a way to educate blacks about the disease and promote testing, the nation recognized the annual Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on February 7. Community organizations and groups gathered to share information with the community about the … Continue reading