AIDs http://wrvo.org en Cuomo vows to reduce number of AIDS cases in New York http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-vows-reduce-number-aids-cases-new-york <p></p><p>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Andrew Cuomo recently announced a plan he hopes will end the AIDS epidemic in New York state by the year 2020, but much of what’s involved in the three-point program is already being done.</span></p><p>The governor's program is called “Bending the Curve," and concentrates on three things: identifying people who test HIV positive; linking those people to healthcare and connecting them to anti-HIV therapy to prevent further transmission; and stopping high-risk behavior among others to keep them HIV negative.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:48:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 58285 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo vows to reduce number of AIDS cases in New York This week: reducing complications in diabetes http://wrvo.org/post/week-reducing-complications-diabetes <p>The sharp reduction in diabetic complications is encouraging news for more than 21 million Americans who have been diagnosed with the disease. Federal researchers recently showed about 2/3 fewer heart attacks, 50 percent fewer strokes and amputations, and 30 percent fewer incidents of kidney failure among people with diabetes over the past two decades.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 20:42:05 +0000 HealthLink on Air 56612 at http://wrvo.org ACR Health trying to expand nutritional education program http://wrvo.org/post/acr-health-trying-expand-nutritional-education-program <p></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 11:13:08 +0000 Ellen Abbott 56449 at http://wrvo.org ACR Health trying to expand nutritional education program Local activists seek to educate black community about HIV/AIDS http://wrvo.org/post/local-activists-seek-educate-black-community-about-hivaids <p>Half the people who contract HIV in the United States are African-American, according to statistics released last year. Advocates hope&nbsp; National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which is today, leads to more education about the disease in the black community.&nbsp; Locally, there will be a push to do just that in Syracuse this weekend. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 21:00:24 +0000 Ellen Abbott 33008 at http://wrvo.org Nutrition program to help HIV/AIDS patients stay healthier http://wrvo.org/post/nutrition-program-help-hivaids-patients-stay-healthier <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Advancements in AIDS treatment means that people with the illness are living longer than ever. That means they need to take better care of their long-term health. A new program for AIDS patients in the north country focuses on improving their nutrition.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 22:26:11 +0000 Joanna Richards 31122 at http://wrvo.org World AIDS Day remembered, activists worry disease is often forgotten http://wrvo.org/post/world-aids-day-remembered-activists-worry-disease-often-forgotten-0 <p>World AIDS Day was remembered in Syracuse this morning during a service of remembrance. Participants say they are worried that the disease, which has been around for over 30 years now, has become forgotten. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 22:07:10 +0000 Ellen Abbott 29895 at http://wrvo.org World AIDS Day remembered, activists worry disease is often forgotten Needle exchange program gives options to individuals in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/needle-exchange-program-gives-options-individuals-syracuse <p>All of New York state is now covered by a needle exchange program sponsored by the state health department.</p><p>Syracuse was one of the last communities to join the &nbsp;program, and so far, it&#39;s working well.</p><p>The program&#39;s big silver van has a small sign that says, &ldquo;Safety First: Syringe Exchange Program.&rdquo; This is where IV drug users and others can exchange their dirty needles for &nbsp;clean ones.</p><p> Wed, 30 May 2012 15:02:01 +0000 Ellen Abbott 20090 at http://wrvo.org Needle exchange program gives options to individuals in Syracuse