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  1. Rapid Human Immunodeficiency virus-1 Testing on Labor and Delivery in 17 U.S. Hospitals: The MIRIAD Experience, Denise J. Jamieson, et. al. (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): The objective of the study was to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and accuracy of rapid human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing during labor. The Mother-Infant Rapid Interv ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:38pm

  2. The Asthma Crisis in Low-Income Communities of Color: Using the Law as a Tool for Promoting Public Health, Alina Das, 31 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 273 (2007)

    This article demonstrates the vital role that legal advocacy can play in improving the public health of low-income and minority communities. Using the example of asthma, which disproportionately affects low-income communities, African Americans, and Latin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/14/2020 3:24pm

  3. From Principle to Practice: Moving from Human Rights to Legal Rights to Ensure Child Health, Barry Zuckerman et al., 92 Archives of Disease in Childhood 100 (2007)

    This article supports the argument that legal services to enforce existing human rights protections are vital to improving child health and well-being and examines collaborations between medical clinics and legal advocates in the United States as a model ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/8/2020 3:33pm

  4. MedLaw Project: Legal Aid Program Improves Health Outcomes for Children, Families Through Medical-Legal Partnership with University, Anna Lisa Biason, 30 Cornerstone 12 (2008)

    This article highlights the connection between access to legal services and improved health outcomes, and the benefits of collaborations between the medical and legal communities in order to meet the full range of individuals' health care needs. It p ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2017 10:32am

  5. Public Health Legal Services: A New Vision, David I. Schulman, Ellen Lawton, Paul R. Tremblay, Randye Retkin, and Megan Sandel, Boston College Law School Faculty Papers (2008)

    The authors of this paper propose a concept they call "Public Health Legal Services," which "encompasses those legal services provided by private sector attorneys to low-income persons the outcomes of which when evaluated in the aggregate u ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2017 11:23am

  6. Impact of Counseling in Voluntary Counseling and Testing Programs for Persons at Risk for or Living with HIV Infection, David Holtgrave & Jean McGuire, 45 Clinical Infectious Diseases S240 (2007)

    In light of the 2006 CDC guidelines that encourage less counseling before and after HIV testing, this article's authors reviewed the evidence regarding voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) to determine the value of pre-and post-test HIV counseling ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/6/2019 1:32pm

  7. Costs and Consequences of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Recommendations for Opt-out HIV testing, David R. Holtgrave, PLoS Medicine

    In this study, Dr. David Holtgrave examines the cost effectiveness of routine “opt-out” HIV testing, the intervention that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends, in terms of dollars spent per HIV infection averted. The CDC r ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  8. The U.S. Anti-Prostitution Pledge: First Amendment Challenges and Public Health Priorities, Nicole Franck Masenior & Chris Beyrer, 4 PLoS Medicine 1158 (2007)

    This article discusses the implications of the U.S. Global AIDS Act of 2003, which requires that all organizations that receive federal AIDS funding have a policy that explicitly opposes prostitution and sex trafficking. This “Prostitution Pledge” has pos ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/23/2019 4:54pm

  9. Legal and Ethical Implications of Opt-Out HIV Testing, Catherine Hanssens, The Center for HIV Law & Policy

    The 2006 guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that opt-out screening for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) without written patient consent be part of routine clinical care and imply that state HIV-associated laws in co ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  10. Male Patient Perceptions of HIV Stigma in Healthcare Context, Lance S. Rintamaki et al., 21 AIDS Patient Care and STDs 956 (2007)

    This study examines the experiences of 50 male U.S. military veterans living with HIV and their perceptions of HIV stigma within health care contexts. Participants described a variety of behaviors performed by health care personnel as stigmatizing, rangin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

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