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HIV - AIDS

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  • HIV outbreak in southern Indiana worst in state's history

    HIV outbreak in southern Indiana worst in state's history
    Throughout the city of Austin in southeastern Indiana, signs advertise free HIV testing at the Scott County Health Department. Boarded-up windows decorate nearby houses; metal cages surround air conditioners to bar people from stealing parts to scrap...
  • Indiana to declare public health emergency over HIV outbreak

    Faced with a growing HIV outbreak tied to intravenous drug use, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Wednesday he's considering a needle-exchange program as part of a public health emergency he's preparing to declare in a county that's at the epicenter of the...
  • Gov. Pence to visit Indiana county with HIV outbreak

    Gov. Pence to visit Indiana county with HIV outbreak
    Gov. Mike Pence is to visit a southern Indiana county and meet with local officials about an HIV outbreak that Pence's office says "has reached epidemic proportions." Pence is scheduled to travel with state health commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams and state...
  • New site encourages HIV testing and treatment

    New site encourages HIV testing and treatment
    A new Web site called Positive Spin is using interactive tools and personal storytelling to promote HIV testing and to show that with proper treatment, individuals with HIV can live long, healthy lives. The project is developed by AIDS.gov, which is...
  • Indiana calls in CDC to help with HIV outbreak

    Federal experts are being brought in to try to contain a southern Indiana HIV outbreak that has grown to 55 confirmed cases and 13 other preliminary positive cases, the Indiana State Department of Health said Friday. A medical team from the Centers for...
  • Howard County health digest

    Wellness classes Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes. Unless otherwise listed classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. •Living with diabetes. Learn from an...
  • Historical Society to release book on Ryan White's life

    A new book on the life of Ryan White is set for release nearly a nearly a quarter-century after the death of the Indiana teenager who became an early face of the AIDS epidemic. The Indiana Historical Society will host a book launch event April 1 for...
  • Avon Student Uses Video To Promote Community Service

    Avon Student Uses Video To Promote Community Service
    AVON — Volunteering is important for Madeline Goldberg, but she says encouraging others to do the same is just as much of a priority for her. Goldberg, of Avon, is a junior at Miss Porter's School in Farmington. As a leader of the school's...
  • Man who claims to be HIV positive accused of sexual assault

    Man who claims to be HIV positive accused of sexual assault
    A man who told investigators he was HIV positive is accused of sexually assaulting an unidentified female in Fort Lauderdale, according to a police report. Police say Gary Burke, 52, of Oakland Park, offered a female, whose age was not released, a...
  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

    Evansville Courier & Press. March 9, 2015. Clinton email issue not going away Hillary Clinton's almost pathological penchant for secrecy was exhibited by her use of her private email account connected to a personal server in her home in Chappaqua, New...
  • Legislation to let terminally ill people try experimental drugs is debated

    Legislation to let terminally ill people try experimental drugs is debated
    Terminally ill patients would be allowed to try experimental drugs and treatments that have yet to be approved by the federal government under legislation being pushed by several lawmakers in Springfield. A handful of bills before the state...