HIV Risk Factors: Why It's Important to Get the Word Out
Written by Ann Marie Carias, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University and volunteer for C2ST and Alexandra Prokuda, Ph.D., Program Manager at C2ST
Dr. Christopher Holden, M.D., is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine.
Dr. Amy Lasek, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. After giving an excellent talk at our program "The Science of Addiction" earlier this year (see the trailer HERE, and the full video HERE), I caught up with her to ask some followup questions.
Men are from Mars and women are from Venus! You may have first heard this expression years ago, or more recently as the title of the pop psychology book by John Gray.
Cancer is the second most common cause of death in America. Despite this bleak statistic, cancer therapies have improved drastically over the past decades. Many diseases that were once an imminent death sentence can now be managed comfortably for years after diagnoses. However for many others, cancer is still a certain death sentence.