Tag Archives: Taking

Viewpoints: Lessons On How Needle Exchanges Enhance Public Health; Are Adversities Taking A Toll On Mental Health Of Young Black Americans?

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. Miami Herald: More People Than Ever Are Dying From Opioid Overdoses. But Not In Miami-Dade. Recent Florida Department of Law Enforcement data found that overdose deaths declined in Miami-Dade County last year, bucking a multiyear surge in local, state and national opioid mortality. Miami-Dade has… Read More »

Pro Volleyball Athlete, Health & Fitness Expert Gabrielle Reece Talks About Taking Fitness To An All-Together New Level

Photographer: Jennifer Cawley Gabrielle Reece is not only a volleyball legend, but an inspirational leader, New York Times bestselling author, wife, and mother. The former professional beach volleyball player and Nike’s first female spokeswoman is the definition of athleticism. Though California born, Gabby was raised on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands and didn’t take… Read More »

Transgender women taking PrEP have lower levels of PrEP drugs, especially in rectal tissues, than cisgender men

A study presented at last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P) in Madrid shows that transgender women who are taking feminising hormones and also taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) have levels of the PrEP drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine in their blood that are about 25% lower than those in cisgender men, and levels in rectal… Read More »