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CHAT celebrates World AIDS Day

PULLMAN — Almost half of the people who become infected with HIV do so before they are age 25 and are killed by AIDS before they are 35, reported the 2003 surveillance report from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV/AIDS, (CDC).  Nationally the report also found 3,847 adolescents between the ages of 15-24 […]

AIDS Memorial Quilt, HIV Discussions

Photo: One block from the AIDS Memorial Quilt. (Photo from aidsquilt.org). RICHLAND — Seven blocks from the national AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display Monday, Nov. 26, through Saturday, Dec. 1, at Washington State University Tri-Cities. The exhibit features a special awareness event each day, ranging from free HIV testing to a discussion on […]

Locals encouraged to select AIDS memorial quilt panels

(Photo courtesy of Aidsquilt.org.) The Cougar Health Awareness Team (CHAT) invites community members to submit requests for specific AIDS Memorial Quilt panels to be included in the December Washington State University display. Panel requests to memorialize individuals can be submitted at www.hws.wsu.edu by May 17. CHAT is bringing 160 panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt […]

Nurse channels student activism

Anyone who missed getting their cholesterol screened at the CUB in September will have another chance in February. The one-day screening last fall drew so much interest, people had to be turned away. “We had no idea it was going to be so popular,” said Marsha C. Turnbull, a registered nurse at WSU Health and […]