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Times of Malta
Scientists predict thousands of heat deaths as New York City heats upreport. The researchers, from Columbia University in New York City, Cornell Un
Scientists predict thousands of heat deaths as New York City heats up
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
report. The researchers, from Columbia University in New York City, Cornell University in Ithaca, New York and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, factored in population size, planet-warming gas emissions and cooling... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
NHS couldn't cope without immigrants, says professorto call. Martin McKee CBE studied at Queen's University 30 years ago and is no
NHS couldn't cope without immigrants, says professor
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
to call. Martin McKee CBE studied at Queen's University 30 years ago and is now Professor of European public health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. This week he returned for an event at Queen's University and said he was... Read more
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International Business Times
Zika fears trigger surge in abortions in Brazil, Ecuador and Venezuela measures to enable women to terminate their pregnancies if infected with Zika v
Zika fears trigger surge in abortions in Brazil, Ecuador and Venezuela
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
measures to enable women to terminate their pregnancies if infected with Zika virus. Prof Jimmy Whitworth from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said: "This apparent increase in making requests for abortion looks plausible... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists reveal the tell-tale eye flickers to help you win at cardsfollowing training, observers could rely on gaze patterns to infer hand value.'
Scientists reveal the tell-tale eye flickers to help you win at cards
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
following training, observers could rely on gaze patterns to infer hand value.' Adam Kucharski, a statistician from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the author of The Perfect Bet, a book on the mathematics of gambling,... Read more
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International Business Times
WHO: Antiretroviral therapy drastically reduces infections in adults and children with HIV disease, before and after starting ART, in Africa, Latin America and Asia. The
WHO: Antiretroviral therapy drastically reduces infections in adults and children with HIV
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
disease, before and after starting ART, in Africa, Latin America and Asia. The researchers from Columbia University, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and McGill University, also estimated the global number of cases of infection... Read more
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express
Why I risked my own life to help stop women dying in childbirthdeliver baby After completing a masters in nursing at the University of Nottin
Why I risked my own life to help stop women dying in childbirth
express / Posted 12 days ago
deliver baby After completing a masters in nursing at the University of Nottingham in 2003 followed by a diploma at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Anna joined Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF or Doctors Without Borders), an... Read more
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Zero Hedge
USDA: People Make The Choice To Eat Unhealthy Fooda new supermarket opened in 2009 and a similar neighborhood without a new store
USDA: People Make The Choice To Eat Unhealthy Food
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
a new supermarket opened in 2009 and a similar neighborhood without a new store—was published in 2014 by researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Penn State University. Residents’ perceptions of food accessibility in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Reasons Why Africa, Gates and Obama Want to End Malariato 20 times the normal dose of permethrin, the insecticide used in nets, accord
Four Reasons Why Africa, Gates and Obama Want to End Malaria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
to 20 times the normal dose of permethrin, the insecticide used in nets, according to Sophie Weston, a researcher with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. * More children in school, less in hospital: Trials of the Mosquirix vaccine... Read more
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The Hindu
Column article by Roli Srivastava — Pushed into hysterectomiesany non-invasive treatment option,” says epidemiologist Dr. Sapna Desai who con
Column article by Roli Srivastava — Pushed into hysterectomies
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
any non-invasive treatment option,” says epidemiologist Dr. Sapna Desai who conducted the study while based at SEWA and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. And a year later, local mediapersons in Samastipur in Bihar reported... Read more
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dna
Here's four reasons why Africa, Bill Gates and Obama want to end malariato 20 times the normal dose of permethrin, the insecticide used in nets, accord
Here's four reasons why Africa, Bill Gates and Obama want to end malaria
dna / Posted 19 days ago
to 20 times the normal dose of permethrin, the insecticide used in nets, according to Sophie Weston, a researcher with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. During a State of the Union address, Obama call to end malaria worldwide... Read more
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The Economic Times
4 reasons why Africa, Gates and Barack Obama want to end malariato 20 times the normal dose of permethrin, the insecticide used in nets, accord
4 reasons why Africa, Gates and Barack Obama want to end malaria
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
to 20 times the normal dose of permethrin, the insecticide used in nets, according to Sophie Weston, a researcher with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. * More children in school, less in hospital: Trials of the Mosquirix vaccine... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Four reasons why Africa, Gates and Obama want to end malariato 20 times the normal dose of permethrin, the insecticide used in nets, accord
Four reasons why Africa, Gates and Obama want to end malaria
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
to 20 times the normal dose of permethrin, the insecticide used in nets, according to Sophie Weston, a researcher with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. * More children in school, less in hospital: Trials of the Mosquirix vaccine... Read more
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FOX News
Trafficking victims in Britain suffer mental health problems, experts sayhealth of men and women exploited in many different labor sectors," said Cathy
Trafficking victims in Britain suffer mental health problems, experts say
FOX News / Posted 20 days ago
health of men and women exploited in many different labor sectors," said Cathy Zimmerman, co-investigator from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. "The NHS (National Health Service) has a key role to play in helping... Read more
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iol.co.za
What do we want on holiday? Sex and sunshine!professionals when consulting for travel advice.” The research team – includin
What do we want on holiday? Sex and sunshine!
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
professionals when consulting for travel advice.” The research team – including experts from Glasgow University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine – found one in ten men and one in 20 women of all ages have had a sexual... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
London-based Zika advisory could impact Florida's bottom linebottom line. Margaret and Arthur Steel have been visiting from Great Britain f
London-based Zika advisory could impact Florida's bottom line
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 25 days ago
bottom line. Margaret and Arthur Steel have been visiting from Great Britain for three decades said the advisory from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine may have done as much harm as good. "You can't live your lives like that... Read more
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FOX News
Mental health risks aren't equal among all gay, bisexual menproblems. There's been a tendency to lump gay and bisexual men into a single g
Mental health risks aren't equal among all gay, bisexual men
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
problems. There's been a tendency to lump gay and bisexual men into a single group, said lead author Ford Hickson, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. But the new findings illustrate that gay and bisexual men are as varied as... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
The doctor who plans to end malariahas not worked," says Helen Fletcher, a former colleague of Hill at Oxford who
The doctor who plans to end malaria
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 26 days ago
has not worked," says Helen Fletcher, a former colleague of Hill at Oxford who is now senior lecturer in Immunology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. So Hill is going for a whole new approach. "Our vaccine works in a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Think twice about trips to Disney, warns Zika expertcontains Miami, Cape Canaveral and the Florida Keys – should look at alternativ
Think twice about trips to Disney, warns Zika expert
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
contains Miami, Cape Canaveral and the Florida Keys – should look at alternatives, said Professor Jimmy Whitworth of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. There is currently no evidence that mosquitoes on the US mainland are... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Today is last day to weigh in on using genetically modified mosquitos in FLFlorida vacations this summer. You can imagine, that isn't sitting well with t
Today is last day to weigh in on using genetically modified mosquitos in FL
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 28 days ago
Florida vacations this summer. You can imagine, that isn't sitting well with tourism leaders here. The professor with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine specifically told tourists to "think twice" before traveling to Florida,... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Should the Rio Olympic Games be postponed? « Shropshire Starfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Should the Rio Olympic Games be postponed? « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 29 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Daily Record
Zika virus - Tourists told to 'think twice' about visiting Florida and TexasZika epidemic began a year ago in Brazil. Cases have reached Mexico and Cuba, 9
Zika virus - Tourists told to 'think twice' about visiting Florida and Texas
Daily Record / Posted 29 days ago
Zika epidemic began a year ago in Brazil. Cases have reached Mexico and Cuba, 90 miles from Florida. Whitworth, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said those trying for a baby should “strongly consider” alternatives to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Ebola Stories That Don't Get Toldsome of the costs of the slow global response to Ebola. A December 2015 report
The Ebola Stories That Don't Get Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
some of the costs of the slow global response to Ebola. A December 2015 report by a Harvard Global Health Institute and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Independent Panel raised concerns that the lessons of Ebola have not been... Read more
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Daily Star
Zika virus: Expert warns us to 'think twice' about going to Disney World Floridashould think twice and seek up-to-date expert advice” Professor Jimmy Whitworth
Zika virus: Expert warns us to 'think twice' about going to Disney World Florida
Daily Star / Posted 29 days ago
should think twice and seek up-to-date expert advice” Professor Jimmy Whitworth But Professor Jimmy Whitworth, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said pregnant women and those trying for a baby "need to consider their plans... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brit tourists warned to 'think twice' about visiting Florida due to Zika virusCentral America and the Caribbean. Cases have reached Mexico and Cuba, just 90
Brit tourists warned to 'think twice' about visiting Florida due to Zika virus
Daily Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
Central America and the Caribbean. Cases have reached Mexico and Cuba, just 90 miles from Florida. Prof Whitworth, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said things could worsen as mosquitos flourish in summer. Map showing the... Read more
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Northern Echo
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Northern Echo / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays « Shropshire Starfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Kingston Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Oxford Mail / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Streatham Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Bury Times
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Bury Times / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Gazette
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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guardian-series
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
guardian-series / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Harrow Times
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Harrow Times / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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This is West Country
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
This is West Country / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Gazette News
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Gazette News / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Express and Star
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays « Express & Starfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Bolton News
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Bolton News / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Croydon Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidaysfew months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel
Zika virus warning issued to pregnant women planning holidays
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
few months, scientists have warned those most at risk to consider their travel plans. Professor Jimmy Whitworth, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said while he does not consider there to be a risk from travelling to Disney... Read more
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Daily Mail
Zika expert warns Britons to 'think twice' about trips to Disney Worldcontains Miami, Cape Canaveral and the Florida Keys – should look at alternativ
Zika expert warns Britons to 'think twice' about trips to Disney World
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
contains Miami, Cape Canaveral and the Florida Keys – should look at alternatives, said Professor Jimmy Whitworth of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. There is currently no evidence that mosquitoes on the US mainland are... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Promoting abstinence to prevent HIV doesn't stop risky sex, study saysthis research] that abstinence promotion does not work,” says Justin Parkhurst,
Promoting abstinence to prevent HIV doesn't stop risky sex, study says
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 1 months ago
this research] that abstinence promotion does not work,” says Justin Parkhurst, a global health policy researcher at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Abstinence education is not a simple variable that works on everybody in the... Read more

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