AIDS

Clean Your Teeth and Check for HIV?

March 13, 2012

People are used to feeling uncomfortable at the dentist, whether its suffering the drill or trying to make conversation with a gloved finger in your mouth. Given this baseline, perhaps the dentists’ office is the perfect place for another [Read more]

The Other African AIDS Orphans

June 24, 2010

The World Cup in South Africa has rightly given the people of the continent reason to celebrate and show off their ability to host an international party. But there remain severe political, economic, and health problems in Africa that a month-long [Read more]

Inching Toward the Genetic Clinic

March 29, 2010

In the clinic of the future, a person’s genomic information will be a routine part of their medical record, no more exotic than height, weight and family history. The unique genetics of each patient will be employed by the doctor and his [Read more]