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Initiative Aims to Improve Health, Success of Young Men of Color

Initiative Aims to Improve Health, Success of Young Men of Color

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today announced that it is investing $9.5 million in new funding for its Forward Promise initiative, aimed at improving the health and success of young men of color.   The centerpiece of the announcement is a new call for proposals that seeks innovative, community-based projects working to strengthen health, […]

FDA approves first pill to help prevent HIV

FDA approves first pill to help prevent HIV

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.   READ MORE:  FDA approves first pill to help prevent HIV

Family Medicine & Primary Care Meeting Global Health Care Needs

The 19th Annual World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (WONCA) World Conference was held May 19th – 23rd, 2010 in Cancun, Mexico. This meeting brought together the brightest and best minds from around the country focused on a common goal of improving the health of our world. This meeting was an opportunity for many to share ideas, research, learn and to develop new paradigms as we forge ahead in the new millennium, to ensure primary care remains at the forefront of health care.