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HIV - AIDS

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  • He Was An Activist On AIDS, Education, Politics

    David Kovacs was an activist who worked hard to improve his world. A longtime resident of Hartford, he worked behind the scenes to help elect a mayor and a state representative. At New Britain High School, he helped his special-education students with...
  • 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-...
  • FDA: Gay, bisexual men able to donate blood

    FDA: Gay, bisexual men able to donate blood
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that it plans to change its blood donor policy recommendation to allow gay men to donate blood one year after their last sexual contact. The FDA's proposed policy would replace its current stance,...
  • Lawsuit: Aetna Drug Policy Discriminates Against HIV/AIDS Patients

    Lawsuit: Aetna Drug Policy Discriminates Against HIV/AIDS Patients
    A consumer organization and an anonymous HIV/AIDS patient are suing Aetna in federal court, claiming the insurer discriminates against people with HIV/AIDS by requiring them to buy medications through the mail starting Jan. 1. The plaintiffs say the...
  • FDA to ease longtime ban on blood donations from gay men

    FDA to ease longtime ban on blood donations from gay men
    For the first time since the early days of the AIDS epidemic, gay and bisexual men will be permitted to donate blood under rules set for release next year by the Food and Drug Administration. Officials at the federal agency said Tuesday that they...
  • Local hospice helps keep fellow workers on the job in Tanzania

    Local hospice helps keep fellow workers on the job in Tanzania
    In the mid-2000s workers at Gilchrist Hospice Care had raised about $5,000 for some counterparts in Tanzania to give their overwhelmed center a boost. But when U.S. government aid ran out in 2011 for Nkoaranga Lutheran Hospital palliative-care program,...
  • 2 male porn performers test positive for HIV; 1 likely infected other during film shoot

    Two adult film actors have contracted HIV, with one most likely infecting the other during unprotected sex at a film shoot in Nevada where testing was less stringent than industry standards, officials said. One of the actors had previously tested...
  • Six science stories we can't wait to follow in 2015

    Some serious groundwork has been laid. Some amazing instruments are turning on. Some incredible destinations are in sight. If you ask us, 2015 is going to be an awesome year in science. From solar system exploration to new adventures in particle physics...
  • The biggest controversies in Rose Parade history

    The biggest controversies in Rose Parade history
    For tens of millions of people each year, the Rose Parade is an escape — two hours spent in a world of floral fantasy. But real-world issues sometimes disrupt the New Year's Day party. The parade has, on occasion, been marked by protests,...
  • Florida still ranks high in HIV/AIDS cases

    Florida still ranks high in HIV/AIDS cases
    Monday is World AIDS Day. At the 26th anniversary of the event, 35 million people are living with HIV/AIDS around the world, and nearly three-quarters of the new infections still occur in sub-Saharan African countries.  This year's theme is achieving an...
  • Time to ease rule on blood donations from gay men

    A 1980s-era ban on blood donations by most gay men is out of step with current science, which has developed faster and more accurate tests for HIV-infected blood. An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which is considering the blood...