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Send Her to Africa: The Story of a Mother, A Daughter and the Eating Disorder That Transformed Their Lives

By Melodie McCullough Six years ago Lisa Burns took her then almost-17-year-old daughter, possibly suffering with anorexia, to the family doctor. The advice given by the doctor upon diagnosing an eating disorder?  “Send her to Africa, so she will see what starving children really look like.” Burns knew it was time to […]

HIV FACTS and RESOURCES from PARN

Ariel O’Neill, Women and HIV/AIDS Community Animator with PARN (Community AIDS Resource Network ),  works with community agencies to enhance their capacity to address HIV/AIDS and to build safe environments that support women and their HIV/AIDS-related needs. While she says there are fewer than a dozen female clients of PARN “that […]