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A new study confirms that providing clean drug injection equipment slows the spread of HIV.
But health officials believe the risk of infection from improperly sterilized equipment is low.
Some harm reduction advocates in Philadelphia say yes.
The city wants to reduce its number of opioid-related deaths.
The city has the highest rate of opioid overdose in the United States and has been seeking new solutions to combat the crisis.
Harm reduction advocates say the facility would help reduce injection drug-related risks like overdoses and hepatitis C infections.
Paul Yabor was a member of ACT UP who spoke out on behalf of people living with HIV, hepatitis C and substance abuse issues.
A program to screen people in Philadelphia for hepatitis C and get those who test positive into specialty medical care proved successful.
The loss prevents a majority from being cured.
The executive director of the Rhode Island Public Health Institute on a new neighborhood-based HIV and hepatitis C testing campaign taking pla...
Health departments nationwide are switching from paper-based to electronic laboratory reporting (ELR) systems, which will expedite reporting o...
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