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HIV - AIDS

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  • Deadline nears for decision on Indiana needle-exchange bill

    With only days left in Indiana's legislative session, the question of whether to legalize needle-exchanges in areas of the state at highest risk for HIV outbreaks, like the one that has infected more than 130 people in a rural southern county, remains...
  • HIV patient's lawsuit against doctors is settled

    A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit by an HIV-positive man who complained he was dropped as a patient by his doctors over blood allegedly found in a bathroom. U.S. Magistrate Timothy Rice in Philadelphia approved the settlement Monday. The...
  • Northwestern to open HIV research center at Center on Halsted

    Northwestern to open HIV research center at Center on Halsted
    The first time Eric Amaya felt that he was accepted as part of a group was when he volunteered for a community center in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood. It was also the first place he was ever tested for HIV. "I was extremely nervous," said Amaya,...
  • HIV outbreak in Indiana affecting residents' quality of life

    Main Street in this southern Indiana city is lined with blooming dogwood and redbud trees and punctuated by a short stretch of well-kept storefronts. It's a tidy appearance that masks a darker side of the community — the worst HIV outbreak in...
  • Indiana governor extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV

    Indiana governor extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Monday extended a needle exchange program in a rural, southern Indiana county to help combat an HIV outbreak, even though he generally opposes such programs. Pence approved the 30-day extension of a March 26 executive order...
  • #GetTested or #GetEducated to see Bianca Del Rio in Orlando

    #GetTested or #GetEducated to see Bianca Del Rio in Orlando
    If you want to see Bianca Del Rio, season six winner of Logo TV's RuPaul's Drag Race, at her comedy special here in Orlando, you have to #GetTested and #GetEducated. The Impulse Group Orlando is providing tickets to the event only to those who get...
  • APNewsBreak: NY blueprint lists steps to end AIDS scourge

    Experts and advocates in New York, a state hit hard in the AIDS epidemic, have drafted a blueprint for reducing new HIV infections and related deaths to the point of nearly ending them. The plan, requested last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and developed...
  • 24 new HIV cases reported in Indiana outbreak, 130 total

    24 new HIV cases reported in Indiana outbreak, 130 total
    Indiana health officials say there are two dozen new HIV cases in southeastern Indiana, bringing the outbreak's total cases to 130. The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday there are now 120 confirmed HIV cases and 10 preliminary positive...
  • Virginia Department of Health responding to HIV outbreak in Indiana

    Virginia Department of Health responding to HIV outbreak in Indiana
    Health specialists from Virginia are on their way to Indiana today,(April 20), lending their expertise to that state’s HIV outbreak response, reported the Virginia Department of Health late Monday afternoon. The Health Department supplied the...
  • Correction: HIV Outbreak-Indiana story

    In a story April 17 about an HIV outbreak in southern Indiana, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says between 50 percent and 90 percent of people with hepatitis C are also infected with HIV....
  • Gov. Pence extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV

    Gov. Pence extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has extended a needle-exchange program in a southern Indiana county to help combat an HIV outbreak. Pence on Monday approved a 30-day extension of a March 26 executive order declaring a public health emergency in Scott County,...