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22% of providers (including non-prescribing providers such as case managers) in the Midwest USA felt uncomfortable telling their patients not to be concerned about HIV transmission when their viral loads were less than 200. I tell them and also make clear that they can catch gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis and other STDs if they are not monogamous and step out of their relationship to have sex with others. More education needs to be done to help providers understand that U=U. VAPING KILLING AND MAIMING Many, many reports are now coming in regarding lung effects of vaping and the death count is…

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By:Ally Bolour, Managing Attorney, Bolour Immigration Group Over the summer, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published new rules expanding inadmissibility findings under the Public Charge provisions. These rules, in effect as of October 15, 2019, have changed the immigration landscape.Although litigation may slow the implementation of the actual policy change – Immigration attorneys nonetheless are already seeing its affects on their clients not only within the U.S., but also forthose abroad trying to obtain immigrant visas. Domestically, USCIS adjudicators are requesting additional financial documents, if in their opinion, and under the totality of circumstances test, they determine that the…

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Por: Ally Bolour, Managing Attorney, Bolour Immigration Group Durante el verano, el Departamento de SeguridadNacional (DHS) publicónuevasreglasqueamplían los hallazgos de inadmisibilidadbajolasdisposiciones de CargaPública.Estasreglas, vigentes a partir del 15 de octubre de 2019, hancambiado el panorama de la inmigración. Aunque los litigiospuedenretrasar la implementación del cambio de política real, los abogados de inmigraciónyaestánviendosusefectos en susclientes no solo dentro de los EstadosUnidos, sinotambiénparaaquellos en el extranjeroqueintentanobtener visas de inmigrantes. A nivelnacional, los jueces de USCIS solicitandocumentosfinancierosadicionales, si en suopinión, y bajo la prueba de la totalidad de lascircunstancias, determinanque el inmigrantebeneficiario se convertiría en unacargapública o que el peticionario de los EE.…

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November 5 – 24, 2019 She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed. With a score featuring more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits including “Love to Love You Baby,” “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff,” this electric experience is a moving tribute to the voice of a generation. The Hollywood Reporter says that SUMMER is “PURE BLISS. An…

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Sat., December 14 at 3PM & 8PM Nothing says “Happy Holidays, LA-style!” like the sound of mariachi and the swirling of folklorico dancers. Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles takes center stage at The Soraya, and Eugenia León, La Diva de México, brings her elegant, powerful vocals. She will be backed by LA’s own Mariachi Garibaldi. Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles was founded in 2011 by Kareli Montoya, and in a short time the dance company distinguished itself as the nation’s premier Mexican folk dance company. They have shared the stage with celebrities from Morrissey to Pepe Aguilar, and were chosen…

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Por: Molly Kleinman, pasante de verano El miércoles 6 de agosto, Stefany, estudiante de último año de secundaria en Morton, MS, recibió una llamada de pánico de su tía. Fueron encontrados por agentes de ICE escondidos en el auto del padre de Stefany con la hermana menor de tres años de Stefany, Ingrid. Dos horas después, Ingrid finalmente fue entregada a otra tía. Stefany dice que su hermana pequeña sigue preguntando: “Papi, ¿dónde está papá?”. Stefany, la mayor de seis hermanos, también tiene que cuidar a su hermano autista de seis años, Nery, que no ha comido desde que su…

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By: Molly Kleinman, Summer Intern Wednesday, August 6, Stefany, a high school senior in Morton, MS, got a panicked call from her aunt. They were found by ICE agents hiding in Stefany’s father’s car with Stefany’s three-year-old younger sister, Ingrid. Two hours later, Ingrid was finally released to another aunt. Stefany says her little sister keeps asking, “Daddy, where is Daddy?” Stefany, the oldest of six siblings, also has to care for her six-year-old, autistic brother, Nery, who hasn’t eaten since their father was taken. Later, video of 11-year-old Magdalena Gomez Gregorio of Forest, MS tearfully begging the government…

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A new paper states that the risk of having a health problem from 1 drink a day is ½% and from 5 drinks a day it rises to 37%. Previous studies showed a beneficial effect of a small amount of alcohol on the heart, but if you look at the benefits and risks, you note that the higher risk of cancer, injuries, and infections offsets the beneficial cardiovascular benefits; we used to say that a glass of wine was good for the heart, but you also need the other organs to be alive and functioning well! BLOOD CLOTS AND DEPRESSION…

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Solo Quedó Nuestra Historia Autor: Adam Silvera Ediciones Urano Theo, muere en unaccidente de ahogamiento, suuniverso se desmorona. A pesar de que Theo se habíamudado a California parair a la universidad y comenzó a ver a Jackson, Griffin nuncadudó de que Theo volvería con élcuandofuera el momentoadecuado. Peroahora, el futuroquehabíaestadoimaginando se ha idomuylejos. Para empeorarlascosas, la única persona querealmenteentiendesu dolor es Jackson.Pero no importacuánto se abran entre sí, la espiraldescendente de Griffin continúa.Se estádestruyendo con suscompulsivaselecciones, y los secretosque ha estadoguardando lo estándestrozando. Si Griffin algunavezva a reconstruirsufuturo, primerodebeenfrentarsuhistoria, con cadapiezadesgarradora en el rompecabezas de suvida. HabitacionesCompartidas Autor: Rogelio Guedea…

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JOURNEY TO THE PAST HOLLYWOOD PANTAGES October 8 – 27, 2019 From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family. www.hollywoodpantages.com

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