Archive for August 2nd, 2007

Herpes Awareness Project Divides Health Officials

An awareness campaign by drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline aimed to educate African-Americans about genital herpes, a sexually-transmitted disease that is far more common among them than any other racial or ethnic group, is causing debate among health officials.The “Say Yes to Knowing” campaign by Glaxo, together with the National Medical Association, the country’s main society of black physicians, and the American Social Health Association, was introduced last month in Detroit, where it had the support…