Blog Posts By: Rose Farnan, BSN, ACRN


Fostering Tolerance and Acceptance for World AIDS Day

November 29, 2012


Tweet Share Share PinWorld AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first […]

Can a Pill Really Prevent HIV?

Truvada

September 6, 2012


Tweet Share Share PinOn July 16, 2012 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it had approved the drug Truvada for use in HIV prevention. Truvada, a drug commonly used to treat HIV, became the first medication to be approved to prevent the spread of HIV. Good news….right? Well, yes, and no. Pre-exposure Prophylaxis, […]


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