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Guest post: Laura Hoemeke on women and health

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Laura Hoemeke is Director of Strategic Communications at IntraHealth International, based in Chapel Hill, N.C. This post follows a discussion Monday at Aspen Institute on women’s health. The Aspen Institute’s Ministerial Leadership Initiative panel discussion on Women and Health taught, or maybe reminded me, of three important lessons, among countless others. First, as Dr. Susan […]

Two Posts in One: Senate Leaves Needle Exchange Ban In Place, New Forum For HIV/AIDS Hot Topics

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First, a quick update on needle exchange: The Senate Appropriations subcommittee on labor, health and education programs approved a spending bill this week that leaves in place the funding ban on needle exchange programs. This means a fight in conference over the fate of that provision, since the House approved language lifting the ban, albeit […]