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At Risk: (A Learning Piece About Aids) ePub download

by Carlos Morton

  • Author: Carlos Morton
  • ISBN: 0887344429
  • ISBN13: 978-0887344428
  • ePub: 1488 kb | FB2: 1788 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Medicine
  • Publisher: Players Pr (July 1, 1997)
  • Pages: 14
  • Rating: 4.7/5
  • Votes: 915
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At Risk: (A Learning Piece About Aids) ePub download

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At Risk is a 1988 book by Alice Hoffman about Amanda, an 11-year-old girl who contracts AIDS from a blood transfusion. Polly - Amanda's mother. Ivan - Amanda's father. Charlie - Amanda's brother. Jessie Eagan - Amanda's best friend. Sevrin - Charlie's best friend. Laurel Smith - medium, friend to Amamda. Linda Gleason - Principal of the Cheshire School.

Get educated regarding the history and literature of AIDS with these novels, memoirs, and histories that charted the AIDS crisis in America. The tragic history of HIV/AIDS is a subject that everybody should read up on. Like few epidemics before it, AIDS was documented in print as it swept the . in the 1980s, particularly in San Francisco and New York City, where the vibrant gay culture faced the disease head-on.

As AIDS has become entrenched in the United States and elsewhere, a new generation has grown up with little if any knowledge of. .For doctors, nurses, patients and anyone who might be deemed at risk, the anxiety was pervasive

As AIDS has become entrenched in the United States and elsewhere, a new generation has grown up with little if any knowledge of those dark early days. But they are worth recalling, as a cautionary tale about the effects of the bafflement and fear that can surround an unknown disease and as a reminder of the sweeping changes in medical practice that the epidemic has brought about. For doctors, nurses, patients and anyone who might be deemed at risk, the anxiety was pervasive. Might the first coughs or sneezes from a common cold or some other respiratory infection actually be a sign of . Might a small skin blemish represent Kaposi’s sarcoma?

America's AIDS epidemic is still not under control.

America's AIDS epidemic is still not under control. OF THE 1m Americans with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, some 250,000 do not know they are infected. If they don't know, they will not seek treatment. And they are more likely to infect others. So last week the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) recommended that all Americans between the ages of 13 and 64 should be routinely tested for HIV. The tests would not be compulsory, of course. But rather than testing only those who ask to be tested, the CDC wants clinics to test everyone who does not refuse to be.

The Washington AIDS Partnership brings together ideas, people, and resources . We still must fight the stigma and support communities at risk

The Washington AIDS Partnership brings together ideas, people, and resources to end the HI.Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) is the leading voice on philanthropic resources allocated to the global AIDS epidemic esources. FCAA has spent the past year taking an in-depth look at funding for community-based responses to help determine how philanthropy can better support them. We still must fight the stigma and support communities at risk. Washington AIDS Partnership.

Library descriptions. Five Hispanic high school students learn a dramatic lesson about at-risk-behavior and the AIDS virus.

This book makes it clear that our nation is still at risk Richard H. Hersh is a Senior Fellow at the Council for Aid to Education .

This book makes it clear that our nation is still at risk. E. D. Hirsch, J. author of Cultural Literacy and The Schools We Need. Forecast: Since most children in America attend 'good enough' schools, this book's potential market is enormous, and the author's high profile will help. Richard H. Hersh is a Senior Fellow at the Council for Aid to Education (RAND). He is the former president of Trinity College and Hobart and William Smith Colleges. John Merrow is the Peabody Award winning president of Learning Matters, Inc. He is Host and Executive Producer of The Merrow Report on PBS and NPR.

What is your risk for a heart attack and how can you prevent one? The American Heart Association explains the major risk factors for heart disease and coronary artery disease and . Learn more about managing your diabetes. Other factors that contribute to heart disease risk.

What is your risk for a heart attack and how can you prevent one? The American Heart Association explains the major risk factors for heart disease and coronary artery disease and steps you can take to reduce your risk.

Five Hispanic high school students learn a dramatic lesson about at-risk-behavior and the AIDS virus.