This weekend Williams and Associates assisted KORE-U in celebrating National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! We started the day at Crossroads Prep where a screening was held of the seminal film, “Tongues Untied,” which was followed by discussion among the attendees about how far we have come since the movie’s debut in 1989–and how much farther… Continue reading We Observed National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
What is PrEP? When you hear people talking about HIV prevention you may sometimes hear mention of PrEP. What is this PrEP, though? PrEP stands for, “Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis,” and it is when people who are at a higher risk for HIV take medicine that treat HIV in order to lower their chances of infection. When… Continue reading What is PrEP and is it For Me?
A new study from Pediatrics which was led by health scientist Michelle Van Handel of the CDC shows that while there has been a decrease in HIV Cases Nationwide, “In recent years,” there still is the issue of how 1-in-4 new HIV diagnoses are for youth ages 13-24. Testing is key to prevent the spread of… Continue reading A Need For Increased Testing In Teens
We just wanted to give you a reminder that January is Cervical Health Awareness Month! First, the bad news: 79 Million Americans are infected with HPV, and certain strains of HPV can cause cervical cancer.Also, many of the people infected with HPV do not even know it. But wait, there’s good news…
Hello and welcome to the brand-new Williams and Associates Case Management blog. On this blog we plan to discuss what it is like being in Medical Case Management, spotlight the issues we tackle, and discuss the going-ons at Williams and Associates that you can get involved with too.