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World Aids Day – ‘I found out I was HIV positive while I was pregnant’

At 28, a routine test revealed that pregnant Florence Odabeyi was HIV positive, having contracted the virus ten years before from her first sexual partner.  On World AIDS Day Florence, now 46, tells Healthista her compelling story [embedded content] When Florence Odabeyi became pregnant at the age of 28 she was overjoyed and when during her first trimester… Read More »

Personal sound amplification products: For some, an affordable alternative to hearing aids

Growing up I had to wear glasses. Back then it was considered socially unacceptable, but necessary to be able to see. Sixty years later, everyone wears glasses and they are a fashion statement. Now as an aging adult, I need to wear hearing aids. This was and still is in many age groups considered socially… Read More »