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HIV - AIDS

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  • West Hollywood Decision Day celebration is emotion-filled

    West Hollywood Decision Day celebration is emotion-filled
    Hundreds of people gathered in West Hollywood Park on Friday night to celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage. The crowd held up rainbow flags and American flags. One couple clutched a sign that said, "A supreme day to be gay in the USA"...
  • 'Larry Kramer in Love & Anger': At 80, the film's subject reveals a complex heart

    'Larry Kramer in Love & Anger': At 80, the film's subject reveals a complex heart
    How does it feel seeing your life pass before your eyes in a documentary? "Very strange," admitted Larry Kramer, his plaintive voice a shadow of the nasal bullhorn that excoriated New York Mayor Ed Koch and President Ronald Reagan in the terrifying...
  • Pocket squares offer a future for children with HIV

     Pocket squares offer a future for children with HIV
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Her name was Faith. She arrived at the hospital sick and malnourished. At 4 years old, the little girl in Kenya weighed 4 kilos, or roughly 9 pounds, the size of a newborn baby. She was the first patient Dr. Rachel Vreeman...
  • CDC: More than 1 in 8 Americans infected with HIV don't know it

    CDC: More than 1 in 8 Americans infected with HIV don't know it
    More than 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV – including about 156,300 who don’t realize it, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means 13% of those who are infected with the virus that...
  • 4 men arrested on drug charges tied to Indiana HIV outbreak

    4 men arrested on drug charges tied to Indiana HIV outbreak
    Four people accused of distributing a painkiller linked to the largest HIV outbreak in Indiana history have been arrested, and more arrests are expected, according to local and federal authorities. Michael Elkins of Cartersville, Ga., was arrested...
  • Intersections: How a church became a beacon of acceptance

    Intersections: How a church became a beacon of acceptance
    Around 30 years ago in the middle of a Bible study class at a Seventh-day Adventist Church in Glendale, something close to a miracle took place. It was the 1980s. The AIDS epidemic, and the panic that went along with it, was in full force. But Carlos...
  • Free HIV testing offered in Bel Air on June 26

    Free HIV testing offered in Bel Air on June 26
    In observance of the 2015 National HIV Testing Day, the Harford County Health Department will offer anonymous, no-cost HIV testing on a walk-in basis on Friday, June 26. The free testing will be provided from 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Health Services...
  • Writer Larry Kramer turning 80 but 'the fight's never over'

    He refuses to go quietly into that good night. Larry Kramer continues to rage. The playwright and activist turns 80 on Thursday and neither recent illness nor the glow of a new marriage has softened the urgency of his demands. "There's so many things...
  • Free HIV testing offered in Chicago pharmacies

    Walgreens pharmacies in more than a dozen Chicago locations plan to offer free HIV testing this week. Testing will be Thursday and Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. National HIV Testing Day is Saturday. Results are available...
  • Bentley pocket vetoes bill to redistribute HIV medication

    Gov. Robert Bentley has chosen not to sign a bill that would have allowed HIV clinic pharmacies to redistribute unused drugs, a move that patient advocates on Tuesday said was "extremely disappointing." The legislation would have allowed clinics to...
  • 4 arrested in connection with southern Indiana HIV outbreak

    Authorities say four men have been arrested after allegedly distributing drugs that have fueled the largest HIV outbreak in Indiana history. The Drug Enforcement Agency says Michael Elkins of Cartersville, Georgia, distributed pills of the painkiller...