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Legalizing sex work would slash HIV toll—study


Scrapping laws that ban sex work would slash the number of HIV infections over the next decade, according to a study presented at the world AIDS forum on Tuesday.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

WHO promotes use of ARV drugs as added protection from HIV

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The World Health Organization (WHO) is strongly promoting the use of antiretroviral (ARV) medicines as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among men having sex with men, on top of the use of condoms.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Manila mulls sexually-transmitted-infections screening for spa employees


Masseurs and masseuses in spa and wellness clinics in Manila would be required to undergo regular screening for sexually transmitted infections under a proposed new ordinance to strengthen the city’s program for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV and AIDS.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

She lost herself in the slums of Africa to find God

HER STORY. Salvador with the book she co-authored on working as a missioner, “What’s So Blessed About Being Poor?” LEO M. SABANGAN II

This is the story of a woman who brought her five children to America, flew to Kenya when they grew up, lost her “self” in Africa and found God.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Church: Don’t judge those with HIV/AIDS

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Catholic Church officials on Friday said the public should not judge people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes the dreaded Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »