Monthly Archives: March 2013

Exercise: Kick the Ball Not the Bucket!

 We all know that regular exercise can improve our lives.  Daily exercise is associated with: Slowing muscle loss, strengthening bones, decreasing muscle/joint pain Improving mobility, balance, flexibility Reducing blood pressure, cholesterol, stress, and the risk of heart disease and/or diabetes … Continue reading

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Outreach Services Coordinator Available to Present at Your Event

Here comes Spring! Are you looking for a speaker for your Spring calendar? Consider inviting Ruth Smith, Outreach Services Coordinator, to give her presentation EVMS CARES: Consumer Health Information at Your Fingertips. Contact Ruth at smithrm@evms.edu or phone (757) 446-5849.  … Continue reading

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Functional Cure Versus Cure

It was widely reported this month by a variety of news sources including USA Today’s that a baby was “cured” of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Then we heard the same baby was “functionally cured”.  Confused?  Me too! First it’s important … Continue reading

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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health has declared March 10, 2013 to be National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  Statistics are alarming. “Women of all ages can get HIV/AIDS, and they account for approximately … Continue reading

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