Archive for July, 2007

Magic Johnson Wins Over HIV

One of the most celebrated sports icons in history is no different from those people who suffer daily from AIDS and HIV. Earvin “Magic” Johnson was once a player who was the center of a sports franchise. But more than anything, he is remembered for being the courageous person that he is because he withstood the onslaught of the disease and eventually is living to tell the tale. When he was diagnosed to have acquired this dreadful disease, he was, at first, devastated since he knew that there was…

The Beginnings of Aids

Back when the disease was being first mentioned along the lines of homosexuality and indecent unnatural acts, the public confusion and doubt about HIV transmission spread grew rapidly and there was a time that people did not even want to have any contact whatsoever with those who were infected. It turned out that the public confusion eventually led to the public learning more about the disease.In a study that originated from New York during the mid-1980s, for example, nursing homes never accepte…

Dealing With Crabs

Crabs is one of those sexually transmitted things that the world regularly sees right now. Those little critters that latch onto you and make a host out of you are called crab lice. These are insects which feed on you and makes a living by infecting you. Crab lice are also known as Phthirus pubis and they are just about half the size of head lice which is just about one-twelfth of an inch long. They have hooked mitts that can be compared to crab claws and it is because of these that they are cal…