AIDS & HIV
By the end of 2004, an estimated 40.3 million people worldwide were living with HIV/AIDS. The year also saw more than three million deaths from AIDS, despite recent improvements in access to antiretroviral treatment. You can see theWorld HIV & AIDS Statistics here. In the United States, the CDC estimates there are 1,039,000 to 1,185,000 people living with HIV/AIDS and 24-27% of the people were undiagnosed or unaware they had HIV.
Resources on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
General Reference Center Gold
Magazines, newspaper articles and almanacs by subject or keyword. Find the articles and information you need on almost any topic!
General Science Collection
Provides information on all aspects of the scientific world and full text coverage for more than 60 of the most popular science publications. Includes Great Scientific Achievements of the 20th Century.
Health & Wellness Resource Center
More than 400 health and medical journals and other resources that can link you to major health web sites.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Searches health publications geared toward the lay person and contains a medical dictionary.
Health Source: Nursing/ Academic Edition
Search health publications geared toward the medical students or professionals. Contains a medical dictionary.
Legal Forms - Nevada
Need a legal form? This database offers mostly Nevada legal forms which can be downloaded and filled in as needed. Contains legal definations and a guide to attorneys throughout the U.S. Another feature is 'handbooks' on a variety of legal topics which covers information in other states or federal law.
Master File Premier
Search for full-text articles from magazines and reference books on general, business, consumer health and general science topics.
Medicine Reference Collection (GVRL)
Collection of reference books on medicine covering diseases, drugs and nutrition.
Provides high quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
One-stop source for information on social issues like civil rights, terrorism, gambling and teenage pregnancy. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles on the topic of your choice.
Science in Context
Includes topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards.
"In Their Own Words"
AIDS history in the United States since 1981, in words and images, by researchers at the National Institutes of Health
From the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Caring Connections helps to improve care at the end of life. Some of the topics it helps with are Advance care planning, Caregiving, Pain, Financial Issues, Hospice and palliative care, and Grief and loss. A valuable resource!
HIV/AIDS Treatment Information
From the National Library of Medicine - Specialized Information Services Detailed information in PDF files (requires Acrobat Reader) for all age groups. Includes "How to Find Reliable HIV/AIDS Treatment Information on the Internet."
The AIDS Quilt
Dramatic photographs and news about the quilt.
UNAIDS - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
Global perspective on the disease.
AFAN: Aid for AIDS of Nevada
A nonprofit local organization providing support and advocacy for individuals and families in southern Nevada since 1984. Information source for care coordination and disease prevention.
2300 South Rancho Drive, Suite 211
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Clark County Coalition of HIV/AIDS Services Providers
Treatment and Care Resource Information or Providers. Access Project.
Southern Nevada Health District
625 Shadow Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89106
AIDS Office: 702-759-0702
or en Espanol: 1-800-342-SIDS (1-800-342-7437)
Your central resource for information on HIV/AIDS clinical trials and current therapy.
Latest news releases on treatment; information on the disease; statistics; clinical trials, and other primary information from research institutes throughout the nation.
National Institutes of Health - Office of AIDS research
Describes efforts in therapy, vaccines, microbiocides, prevention, and international research to combat AIDS.
A service of the National Library of Medicine, it provides citations and abstracts to over 12 million journals from 1966 to date.
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The Guide to Living with HIV Infection: Developed at the Johns Hopkins AIDS Clinic
by Bartlett, John G.
New edition (2001) discusses tests, choosing a doctor, treatment options, and prevention of virus transmission,
You Get Past the Tears: A Memoir of Love and Survival
by Broadbent, Pat
By teenage AIDS activist Hydeia Broadbent and her mother, Patricia.
My Name is Mary: A Memoir
by Fisher, Mary
One of several books written by AIDS victim and activist Mary Fisher,
Pedro and me : friendship, loss, and what I learned
by Winick, Judd
In graphic art format, describes the friendship between two roommates on the MTV show "Real World," one of whom died of AIDS
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