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We’re pleased to present this guest post from Tim Nutt, Director of the Historical Research Center (HRC) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. All photos are courtesy of the HRC. The Historical Research Center (HRC), a unit of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Library, is the state’s only repository exclusively… Read More »
Despite widespread knowledge of the importance of handwashing… [a] study showed that only 31% of men and 65% of women washed their hands after using a public restroom (CDC Handwashing). Germs can make people sick. Handwashing is recognized as an effective way to reduce germs and preventing the spread of infection. Researchers estimated that if everyone… Read More »
HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, harms the immune system by destroying the white blood cells that fight infections. It’s most often spread through unprotected sex, but it is also spread through sharing needles or coming into contact with blood of an infected person. While annual HIV infections and diagnoses are declining, progress has been uneven,… Read More »