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HIV Testing Day

I remember the extreme suffering and fear that swept the nation and the world with the onset of the AIDS epidemic in the opening years of the 1980s. I also remember attending the funerals of several friends, including a former … Continue reading

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World Kidney Day

So many chronic health conditions and diseases get a lot of publicity. Their associated organizations have celebrity spokespeople. The fund-raising drives to find cures are numerous. Meantime, there is kidney disease, an unglamorous, low-profile problem.  Kidney problems disproportionately afflict the … Continue reading

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