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Week of June 22, 2015

Contact Sharon Parmet: (312) 413-2695 /

An estimated one in seven HIV positive individuals in the United States are unaware of their status. In Chicago, that translates to approximately 4,300 people. "Knowing your HIV status is one of the most powerful tools for preventing the inadvertent spread of the disease," says Cammeo Mauntel-Medici, project manager for Project HEAL at UI Health. On June 26, Project HEAL will be providing free HIV tests.

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Contact Jeffron Boynes: (312) 413-8702 /

As graduation season winds down around Chicago, there are specific steps new grads can take to cut down on the anxiety of job hunting. Thy Nguyen, director for the Office of Career Services at UIC, can give a shortlist of mistakes millennials entering the workforce should try to avoid.

26, Friday | Free| Call: (312) 413-2695

UI Health's Project HEAL will be offering free HIV tests in a mobile health van parked across the street from the hospital. Project HEAL aims to reduce the inadvertent spread of the HIV virus through increased testing. Knowing your HIV status is one of the most powerful tools for preventing the inadvertent spread of the virus. 9 a.m - 4 p.m. 1740 W. Taylor St.