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HIV - AIDS

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  • Elton John joins with U.S. agencies on new AIDS program

    WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - British singer and activist Elton John said on Friday a new $7 million partnership between his foundation and U.S. government agencies will help create an AIDS-free society but urged more work to reach that goal. John met...
  • I-78 crash kills Upper Bucks AIDS activist Robert Burton

    I-78 crash kills Upper Bucks AIDS activist Robert Burton
    An Upper Bucks AIDS-awareness activist was killed early Tuesday on Interstate 78 in Upper Saucon Township when a tractor-trailer crashed into his stopped vehicle. Robert J. Burton, 52, of the 1100 block of Richlandtown Road in Richland Township was...
  • Repeating the mistakes of the AIDS epidemic with Ebola

    Repeating the mistakes of the AIDS epidemic with Ebola
    We must pay attention to the mistakes of history, some wise person once said, so we can do a better job of making them in the future. That's how I feel during the current Ebola crisis when I see how well we Americans seem to be repeating the mistakes of...
  • Greenbelt Hair Cuttery employee with HIV reinstated after being fired

    Greenbelt Hair Cuttery employee with HIV reinstated after being fired
    An assistant manager at a Greenbelt Hair Cuttery who was fired this summer after being diagnosed with HIV has been reinstated and paid restitution by the barbershop chain's parent company, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Wednesday. The ACLU...
  • Trade group lifts production hold on adult film industry

    Trade group lifts production hold on adult film industry
    A trade association for the adult film industry on Monday lifted a production hold that had been prompted by concerns that a performer had been exposed to HIV on an out-of-state film set. The Free Speech Coalition said tests revealed that the "performer...
  • Arresting Ebola Carriers Will Not Curb Virus

    Arresting Ebola Carriers Will Not Curb Virus
    In 1983, before the HIV virus was identified, a young woman in New Haven was diagnosed with an apparent case of AIDS. Carlotta Locklear was a commercial sex worker who was struggling with a heroin addiction and had an infant child. She was also the center...
  • Ebola's deadly past and future

    Ebola's deadly past and future
    Ebola is now part of our daily lives, inescapable in headlines and on TV, in conversations and nightmares. But it has been part of my life for 20 years, coming at me in the pages of a book titled "The Hot Zone" and then in the presence of the author...
  • Saving lives can mean facing death for health-care pros

    With a cough, everything changed. Carmelo Licitra was a physician treating a man ravaged by HIV. Then a coughing jag gripped the patient, drawing blood. Some of it splashed in Licitra's eyes. In an instant, the doctor swapped his white coat for...
  • Porn industry extends production halt after possible HIV exposure

    Porn industry extends production halt after possible HIV exposure
    A trade association for the adult film industry on Friday called for a hold on production to be extended through Monday in response to a possible HIV exposure on an out-of-state film set. The Free Speech Coalition, which had originally called for a...
  • 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...