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HIV - AIDS

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Top HIV - AIDS Articles

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  • S. Indiana HIV cases linked to needle-sharing up to 27

    Indiana health officials say the number of people in five southern Indiana counties testing positive for HIV through needle-sharing among painkiller abusers has grown by one to 27. The Indiana State Department of Health announced Friday there are 10...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots, nasal spray Free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray are available by appointment at the health department's Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W. Glen Burnie 410-222-6633 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew Street, Annapolis, 410-222-...
  • Howard County health digest

    Screenings Howard County General Hospital will hold a free screening of varicose veins from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Johns Hopkins Vein Center, Little Patuxent Specialty Care Center, Suite 150, 11065 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia....
  • HIV outbreak in 5 Indiana counties linked to needle-sharing

    More than two dozen people have tested positive for HIV in five southern Indiana counties during the past two months, and state health officials said Wednesday needle-sharing among painkiller abusers is mainly driving the outbreak. Deputy State Health...
  • Former HIV researcher pleads guilty to faking lab reports

    A former Iowa State University researcher pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to making false statements about a potential HIV vaccine in research reports. A judge accepted the terms of a plea agreement Dong-Pyou Han signed with federal prosecutors...
  • Pills before and after sex can help prevent HIV, study finds

    For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men. The results offer hope of a more appealing way to help prevent the disease beyond taking daily pills...
  • A Beer Tasting And Two Oscar Parties Among This Week's Fundraisers

    A Beer Tasting  And Two Oscar Parties Among This Week's Fundraisers
    >>The beer-tastings event Craft Sippin' returns for its second year to the New Britain Museum of American Art Friday, Feb. 20, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. In addition to food and drink, there will be DIY studio component — when guests can make their own...
  • In small study, aggressive HIV strain identified in Cuba

    A strain of HIV that progresses to full-blown AIDS within three years if left untreated has become "epidemic" among newly infected patients in Cuba who reported having unprotected sex with multiple partners, according to a study published this week by...
  • In small study, aggressive HIV strain identified in Cuba

    In small study, aggressive HIV strain identified in Cuba
    A strain of HIV┬áthat progresses to full-blown AIDS within three years if left untreated has become “epidemic” among newly infected patients in Cuba who reported having unprotected sex with multiple partners, according to a study published this...
  • Health officials visit sex museum to promote condom handouts

    Health officials announced a new campaign Friday to promote New York City's condom giveaway program, which distributes tens of millions of condoms annually in an effort to prevent sexually transmitted diseases and unplanned pregnancies. "We have...
  • USC talk on the first decade of the AIDS disease in America and its documentary record

    The director of the University of South Carolina's Women's and Gender Studies Program is speaking on AIDS in America in the 1980s. Ed Madden is speaking Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the Hollings Library Program Room in the Thomas Cooper Library. A reception...