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HIV - AIDS

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  • About Mommy Minute

    Teresa M. Pelham I am a freelance writer and mother of three boys. Unless you have three boys you can't imagine how oddly people react when they hear that. It's like I just announced that I have 12 alligators living in my bathroom. When not feeding...
  • APNewsBreak: NY blueprint lists steps to end AIDS scourge

    Experts and advocates in New York, a state hit hard in the AIDS epidemic, have drafted a blueprint for reducing new HIV infections and related deaths to the point of nearly ending them. The plan, requested last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and developed...
  • Virginia Department of Health responding to HIV outbreak in Indiana

    Virginia Department of Health responding to HIV outbreak in Indiana
    Health specialists from Virginia are on their way to Indiana today,(April 20), lending their expertise to that state’s HIV outbreak response, reported the Virginia Department of Health late Monday afternoon. The Health Department supplied the...
  • Indiana governor extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Monday extended a needle exchange program in a rural, southern Indiana county to help combat an HIV outbreak, even though he generally opposes such programs. Pence approved the 30-day extension of a March 26 executive order...
  • Correction: HIV Outbreak-Indiana story

    In a story April 17 about an HIV outbreak in southern Indiana, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says between 50 percent and 90 percent of people with hepatitis C are also infected with HIV....
  • Gov. Pence extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV

    Gov. Pence extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has extended a needle-exchange program in a southern Indiana county to help combat an HIV outbreak. Pence on Monday approved a 30-day extension of a March 26 executive order declaring a public health emergency in Scott County,...
  • Students stand up for Indiana town at center of HIV outbreak

    To Austin High School Principal Sherman Smith, it's just bullying on a bigger stage. National and regional media coverage of the HIV outbreak in Scott County has portrayed Austin as a small, poor town with a big drug problem. It's not a tough picture...
  • 24 new HIV cases reported in Indiana outbreak, 130 total

    24 new HIV cases reported in Indiana outbreak, 130 total
    Indiana health officials say there are two dozen new HIV cases in southeastern Indiana, bringing the outbreak's total cases to 130. The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday there are now 120 confirmed HIV cases and 10 preliminary positive...
  • Activists urge lawmakers to ramp up fight against AIDS

    Activists are urging state lawmakers to increase spending on the fight against AIDS with a goal of bringing the number of new infections each year to zero. AIDS Action Committee Executive Director Carl Sciortino said that while Massachusetts has made...
  • Department of Health offering sexually transmitted disease testing

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County plans to observe Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month by offering STI assessment testing every second and fourth Wednesday of the month starting on Wednesday, April 22 at the Clermont Health...
  • Needle exchanges could stem HIV outbreak

    Needle exchanges could stem HIV outbreak
    An HIV outbreak in Scott County, Ind., has infected 106 people thus far, and despite reservations, Gov. Mike Pence green-lit a 30-day needle exchange program to stem the tide. But public health advocates say the exchange program should be extended to...