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World AIDS Day 20th anniversary recognized at USF listen

12/01/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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For the past 20 years, the World Health Organization has designated Dec. 1 as World AIDS Day. It was observed in several locations around the Tampa Bay area today, including at the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus where researchers are studying a microbicide that could be used to battle HIV infection.

Patricia Emmanuel is professor of Pediatrics at USF. Along with investigat...

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Family planning and reproductive health discussion

07/19/08 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Discussion of reproductive choice available for poor women with Mary Jane Gallagher of the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Center.

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Forum addresses healthcare gap listen

05/12/08 Jamie Kidder
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Last week in St. Petersburg, a community forum was held to discuss strategies for eliminating the healthcare gap between blacks and whites. Author and lawyer Vernellia Randall was the keynote speaker.

Randall is a law professor at the Dayton School of Law in Ohio and the author of Dying While Black, a book that examines the healthcare crisis among minorities in America. She spoke on Friday at a community forum at the James P. Sanderlin community center in St. Petersburg about what she ca...

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