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HIV - AIDS

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Top HIV - AIDS Articles

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  • Indiana lawmakers OK needle exchange programs

    Lawmakers looking to prevent a repeat of an HIV outbreak that has rocked a southern Indiana county sent Republican Gov. Mike Pence a measure Wednesday that would allow communities to implement needle-exchange programs if they can prove they're in the...
  • Pressure grows to end blanket bans on gay men blood donors

    The European Union's top court on Wednesday joined a growing chorus of voices questioning whether it still makes sense to forever bar all gay men from donating blood. Several countries imposed lifetime bans on homosexual male blood donors early in the...
  • Cuomo details NY plan to end AIDS epidemic by 2020

    New York state will end its AIDS epidemic by 2020, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, vowing to add the virus to the list of largely vanquished killers such as polio and smallpox. The details of the ambitious proposal are spelled out in a list of...
  • Dine out for life on Thursday

    Dine out for life on Thursday
    What started in Philadelphia in 1991 is now a countrywide fundraiser for HIV service agencies in 60 cities. Dining Out for Life comes to Broward County Thursday, April 30, when 17 restaurants donate a portion of their sales to Broward House, which...
  • CDC official: HIV outbreak lessons may spur 'model response'

    National health officials hope to use the lessons learned from efforts to contain an HIV outbreak in southern Indiana as "a model response" for the nation in combatting future outbreaks tied to intravenous drug use, a Centers for Disease Control and...
  • Consumer group sues Cigna, alleges discrimination

    A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Cigna saying a new policy discriminates against people with HIV and AIDS and violates the federal health law by requiring them to get their medications from its mail-order pharmacy....
  • Dining Out fundraiser supports HIV services

    What started in Philadelphia in 1991 is now a countrywide fundraiser for HIV service agencies in 60 cities. Dining Out for Life comes to Broward County Thursday, April 30, when 16 restaurants donate a portion of their sales to Broward House, which serves...
  • HIV patients today 'can live long, healthy lives'

    Treatment of HIV positive patients has come a long way since the early 1980s, when it was considered a death sentence. Because of advancements in medicine, today, "It's an outpatient disease," Dr. Imad Koj, a Terre Haute internist who works with patients...
  • Indiana HIV outbreak, hepatitis C epidemic sparks CDC alert

    An Indiana county is experiencing nearly daily increases in new HIV infections tied to intravenous drug use, and health officials hope the situation prompts other states to closely track their hepatitis C and HIV rates to identify potential clusters of...
  • 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart': Secrets spill out over a July 4th weekend

     'Lips Together, Teeth Apart': Secrets spill out over a July 4th weekend
    So much depends upon a red child's wagon, glazed with saltwater beside the white neurotics. True, William Carlos Williams doesn't figure into Terrence McNally's 1991 play "Lips Together, Teeth Apart," now in a sturdy and sometimes-sorrowful production...
  • Deadline nears for decision on Indiana needle-exchange bill

    With only days left in Indiana's legislative session, the question of whether to legalize needle-exchanges in areas of the state at highest risk for HIV outbreaks, like the one that has infected more than 130 people in a rural southern county, remains...