Archive for February 26th, 2016

Study finds Hollywood Dominated by White Males
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Study finds Hollywood Dominated by White Males

When the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced nominations for Oscars earlier this year, there was an outcry because, for the second straight year, there was an absence of black nominees in any of the acting categories. The situation gave rise to the online hashtag OscarsSoWhite. However, some activists like director Spike Lee […]

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Vaginal-Ring Gives Some Protection Against HIV Infection
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Vaginal-Ring Gives Some Protection Against HIV Infection

                                   The results of an HIV research study known as ASPIRE were released on Monday, in Boston, at the 2016 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI).  The study indicated that women in the study who used a special drug-treated vaginal-ring (Dapivirine Microbicide Ring) once per month reduced their risk of contracting HIV by […]

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