February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day has been and will always be a grassroots effort that is shaped around the needs of those communities that work
hard each and every year to make it a success. Annually, nearly 20,000 Blacks in the U.S. test positive for HIV, an alarming number, especially if you
multiply it times the last ten years alone.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was founded by five national organizations funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
in 1999 to provide capacity building assistance to Black communities and organizations
LifeScience Moment: Basic amphetamine nasal inhalers become available only by prescription.
On February 10, 1959, the FDA announced that nasal inhalers containing basic amphetamine can be sold only by prescription. Previously this
product (used for relieving nasal congestion) had been sold directly to the public.
Basic amphetamine has been replaced by safer, more effective prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) products for relieving nasal congestion.
Life Science Evolution Posters
It's a Small World
Ebola Virus (Photo: Courtesy Frederick Murphy)
"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."
Mark Twain, American writer