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We Honor and Remember

Every so often, the world is blessed with someone who possesses the strength of character, the unshakable determination, and clarity of vision to move us forward in our pursuit of a more just and peaceful world. Today, we celebrate such a person as we honor and...

Honoring Our Veterans

Serving in the military is an ultimate honor to many veterans. It’s an experience many will remember and hold close for a lifetime. The Empath Health Veterans Program is committed to honoring and supporting the veterans in our care and in our community. One special...

All We Have Is The Present Moment

When we face down a difficult task, many times we are tripped up by dwelling on the past or the future. We think, “How many times have I tried and failed at this?  What makes me think this time will be any different?” Or we think, “I will have to make these difficult...

HIV & Youth: Q&A with EPIC Comprehensive Risk Counselor

It’s a new age with the significant progress made in HIV treatment and support that helps people live much longer lives. But locally, nationally and globally, many people continue to become infected and need care, including a recent spike with youth. HIV and other...

The Gift of Giving

Whatever our religious affiliation or lack thereof, many of us celebrate this season with the giving and receiving of gifts. We have “white elephant” exchanges and leave something nice in the mailbox for the mail carrier, and scramble for the hot toy of the year for...

Tampa Bay AIDS Walk + 5K Highlighted on News Channel 8

We are proud to announce that because of YOUR generous support the Tampa Bay AIDS Walk + 5k has raised $110,000! Thank you to the 900 participants, our generous sponsors, volunteers and the community for making this event such a success. Watch the News Channel 8...

Long-term AIDS Survivor from Gulfport Walks to Remember

Greg Stemm was diagnosed with HIV in 1992. A doctor told him they shouldn't expect to live much more than a few years. Stemm, of Gulfport, was 31 at the time. He now calls his survival a miracle. On Saturday, he walked for all those who didn't survive at the annual...

A Time for Reflection

The holiday season can hold such a mixture of things. The anticipation of family gatherings, important religious observances, elaborate meal preparations, the giving and receiving of gifts. It can also be filled with memories of loved ones who are no longer with us, a...

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