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$50K Grant Toward an HIV and Sexual Health Program for Young Women

A program that bolsters leadership skills and sexual health education among young, low-income women of color in New York City received a $ 50,000 grant from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in partnership with Macy’s. Specifically, the grant was awarded to the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) Centers at Gay Men’s Health… Read More »

Obesity Is Driving Rise in Cancer Among Young People

Being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of various types of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). These obesity-related cancers are now found to be on the rise among young people in the United States. What’s more, rates are steeply increasing in progressively younger ages and successively younger generations, suggest… Read More »