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    National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    February 23, 2011 | No Comments

      HIV/AIDS Activist Maria Davis for Lifebeat on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2011 National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) is March 10. All too often women are powerless when it comes to negotiating sex, hence the rise in HIV across the world and in the United States. Lifebeat encourages women […]

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    National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2011

    February 7, 2011 | No Comments

    February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a day dedicated to driving home the importance of testing and treatment within the Black/African-American community. Several national organizations have partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to create events geared towards members of the community hardest hit by HIV/AIDS. While this year’s NBHAAD […]

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    A Little PrEP Goes A Long way

    February 3, 2011 | No Comments

    In January 2011 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued interim guidelines for HIV prevention via pre-exposure prophylaxis also known as PrEP, to health care providers. A daily PrEP regimen would be given to a high-risk, HIV negative patient to help prevent HIV in the case of accidental exposure. So far PrEP has […]

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    Protection is the New Black

    December 6, 2010 | No Comments

    Protection is the New Black is more than a witty tagline for Human Intonation designer Verneda White. Like (RED) and Edun she realizes the impact fashion can have on social issues and advocacy. A portion of the proceeds from her t-shirt sales benefit organizations including Advocates for Youth. Lifebeat’s Tour Outreach manager, Kizzy-Kay Graham spoke […]

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    ONE Rock Against AIDS – December 1st – Syracuse, NY

    November 4, 2010 | No Comments

      Generate HIV/AIDS Awareness & Raise Cash for Lifebeat: Music Fights HIV WORLD AIDS DAY December 1, 2010 Doors at 7PM Show at 8PM THE WESTCOTT THEATER 524 Westcott Street Syracuse, NY 13210 TICKETS $5 in advance $10 at the door BANDS Gracious Sakes Alive, Secret Secret Dino Club, ONE & Rosedale plus DJ4thFloor […]

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    Condom Distribution Programs Work

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    Condom Distribution (CD) programs do work! We’ve known it for quite some time but the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has issued new findings about the efficacy of condom distribution programs. Interventions that combined CD programs with additional individual-, group- community-level activities showed the greatest efficacy. One possible reason for this is that these different […]