Kidney Month: 10 Ways to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Concerned about your kidney health? In honor of National Kidney Month, we are sharing 10 tips that'll help you keep your kidneys healthy for the long run.
Top 10 Common Habits that Damage Your Kidneys
The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal cavity just below the rib cage, one on each side of the spine. The kidneys detoxify the blood and aid the body in filtering out waste products through urine. Another primary function of the kidneys is to remove excess water …
10 Hairstyles That Make You Look Older
Ten examples on celebrity hairstyles that add years to your look--and how to find a style that flatters you.
10 Common Habits That Damage the Kidneys
The kidneys purify the blood of unnecessary substances which are then discharged through the urethra.
How To Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Here's a fact you can impress your friends with -- every 30 minutes your kidneys filter all the blood in your body eliminating waste and excess fluid. P...
10 Common Habits That Seriously Damage Your Kidneys
Our kidneys are super important for our health. Find here 10 common habits that may seriously damage your kidneys.
What is the Population-based HIV Impact Assessment Project?
Jessica Justman, MD, explains the PHIA Project (population-based HIV impact assessments).
10 Species that Hug Trees
Eighty percent of the world’s known terrestrial plant and animal species can be found in forests. Cool fact: a square kilometer of forest may be home to more than 1,000 species. Yet forests are disappearing at an alarming rate—18.7 million acres of forests annually, equivalent to 27 soccer fields every minute. Check out these species that hug trees.
How to Roast Meat on a Spit
The practice of spit-roasting meat over an open fire goes back for at least 8,000 years, and probably much further than that. It's cooking at its most primal.
Why Koalas Hug Trees
Koala bears hug trees to keep cool on hot summer days, new research suggests.
Why People Aren't Getting Tested For HIV — & Why It Matters
An overwhelming number of people refuse to get tested for HIV out of fear.
Why Are World Cup Players Spitting Their Drinks?
Close watchers of this year's World Cup may have noticed players engaging in an odd practice: They'll take a swig of liquid, but instead of swallowing, they'll spit it out.
What happens during a HIV test?
The hardest part about getting a HIV test is deciding to do it. The test itself is very simple. Learn more about what to expect during a HIV test.
HIV Resource Guide
Prepared by the Capacity Building Assistance and HIV Project, Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board Sexually-transmitted diseases/infections (STDs) are a problem central to the mandate of public health within the United States, and their impact is profoundly felt among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. In 2010, increased STD rates and outbreaks in North Dakota and South Dakota refocused attention back to Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and…
What to Know About Aging With HIV
Thanks to medical advances, a growing number of older people are living with HIV. Still, the virus poses health risks. Discover how to age healthfully with HIV.
Inventing A Machine That Spits Out Drugs In A Whole New Way
A refrigerator-sized machine could someday make lifesaving drugs on site when outbreaks occur or where medicine is in short supply, like on the battlefield.
How Not to Talk to a Person With HIV
A "Dos and Don'ts" guide to talking with your HIV-positive friend or loved one.
Young People Share Advice On How To Take Control Of Your Mental Health
Almost half of young Brits have experienced a mental health issue.
How HIV Attacks The Body And Progresses To AIDS
HIV attacks the immune system, entering and then using host cells to replicate itself as the body progresses through four stages of infection.
Why water matters in HIV/AIDS
Clean drinking water and appropriate sanitation and hygiene are especially important to people living with HIV and AIDS. In situations with inadequate WASH, people living with HIV and AIDS suffer disproportionately from the adverse effects of poor WASH, primarily because of their suppressed immune system.