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HIV - AIDS

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  • Extreme measures: U.S. hospitals take on Ebola, but at what risk?

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The infection of two U.S. healthcare workers who cared for a dying Ebola patient in Dallas is challenging assumptions about how to protect Western medical workers who perform advanced, life-saving procedures that may increase their...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Suicide prevention A Chesapeake Life Center symposium: "Life After a Suicide Loss," will be presented by author Eric Marcus of the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the center, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena....
  • Concerns mount Ebola will become a permanent scourge in West Africa

    GENEVA As the number of Ebola patients continues to climb in West Africa, concern is growing among medical and development experts that the scourge could become as serious as the one posed by HIV a decade ago and could be far more difficult to control....
  • Porn industry calls for production halt after possible HIV exposure

    Porn industry calls for production halt after possible HIV exposure
    A trade association for the adult film industry has called for a three-day, industrywide production hold following a report of a possible HIV exposure on an out-of-state film set. Canoga Park's Free Speech Coalition called for the halt on Wednesday...
  • Where are they now? Checking in with some of the 2013 Women to Watch

    Where are they now? Checking in with some of the 2013 Women to Watch
    Stephanie Rawlings-Blake 44, mayor of Baltimore Perhaps no Baltimore woman is watched more than Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. But while she’s seen on national television appearances, Rawlings-Blake says she’s watching Baltimore’s...
  • OraSure approached about developing Ebola test kit

    OraSure approached about developing Ebola test kit
    Bethlehem's OraSure Technologies is examining whether technology it developed for its in-home HIV test could be used to screen for Ebola. The company has been approached by federal agencies and private-sector entities interested in employing the method,...
  • Pharmaceutical companies, WHO help India in HIV/AIDS drug crisis

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian companies and global health groups are stepping up efforts to provide a critical medicine for the country's free HIV/AIDS drugs program after more than 150,000 patients risked going without their dosages this month. Delayed...
  • AIDS CT Hosts Runway Fundraiser With Mondo Guerra

    Hartford area designer style and television fashion celebrities teamed up in Hartford Saturday for the 2nd annual "WE CAN With Mondo Guerra" fundraiser benefiting AIDS Connecticut. Guerra, a contestant and winner on Lifetime Network's 'Project Runway'...
  • Thousands expected to turn out for AIDS Walk Los Angeles

    Thousands expected to turn out for AIDS Walk Los Angeles
    Thousands of people are expected to turn out Sunday for the 30th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles. The opening ceremony is scheduled to kick off at 9:15 a.m. at West Hollywood Park with appearances by Paula Abdul and actress Lea Thompson. The 10-kilometer...
  • How America can defeat Ebola [Letter]

    How America can defeat Ebola [Letter]
    While much of the response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is contingent on the United States government's public health and military actions ("Ebola hits home," Oct. 2), health professionals and government officials have been quite reluctant to come...
  • Ebola: Frustrating clash between leadership and nonsense

    Ebola: Frustrating clash between leadership and nonsense
    Sometimes it's hard to tell which is more terrifying: Ebola or the commentary about the virus. On Monday, radio host Rush Limbaugh suggested that President Barack Obama is refusing to divert flights from Liberia and other Ebola-infected countries...