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HIV - AIDS

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  • Man who said he has HIV bites deputy during arrest, report says

    Man who said he has HIV bites deputy during arrest, report says
    A man who said he has HIV bit a deputy during an arrest — taking out a chunk of his skin — outside of a Wellington bar, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office. Deputies said they arrested Jeffrey Switzer, 25, Monday. According to an...
  • Health department in Seminole County wins Prudential award

    Health department in Seminole County wins Prudential award
    The department of health in Seminole County is one of the recipients of the 2015 Prudential Productivity Award for collaborating with the Café Latino Coalition of Central Florida, a community group that aims to increase HIV, STD and hepatitis awareness ...
  • With genetic engineering, scientists use decoy molecule to trick HIV

    With genetic engineering, scientists use decoy molecule to trick HIV
    An effective vaccine for HIV has eluded researchers for several decades, due to the pathogen's infamous shape-shifting abilities. Even though researchers have identified certain broadly neutralizing antibodies that can conquer multiple strains of the...
  • HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds

    HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds
    Western lowland gorillas in southern Cameroon appear to be the source for the second-most-lethal category of the immunodeficiency virus that crossed into humans, a new study suggests. The category, called HIV-1 group O, has not been nearly as...
  • Man with HIV accused of biting deputy

    Man with HIV accused of biting deputy
    WEST PALM BEACH — An HIV-positive man is accused of biting a Palm Beach County deputy. The Palm Beach Post reports 25-year-old Jeffrey Switzer began arguing with the staff at the Coach House Restaurant and Bar in Wellington early Monday. When...
  • 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

    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...
  • Funds for HIV/AIDS healthcare contracts reduced by L.A. County

    Funds for HIV/AIDS healthcare contracts reduced by L.A. County
    Los Angeles County officials cut back Tuesday on contracts to provide medical care to AIDS and HIV patients, citing increased numbers of people now insured under the federal government's overhaul of healthcare. The move to cut $4 million from the...
  • Third slate candidate Candida Affa enters Allentown Council race

     Third slate candidate Candida Affa enters Allentown Council race
    Candida Affa, owner of the local bar Candida's, has entered the race for Allentown City Council. Affa, who used to go by the last name Svirovsky, is a member of various governmental boards in Allentown and a long-time community organizer. She is a...
  • Jennifer Aniston nails her role in 'Cake,' living with chronic pain

    Jennifer Aniston nails her role in 'Cake,' living with chronic pain
    More than two decades ago, Tom Hanks won his first Best Actor Oscar for the movie “Philadelphia,” contributing to a national social movement to better the lives of people who are HIV positive. It was a timely movie for the country. I was the...
  • With more patients insured, county trims HIV medical care spending

    With more patients insured, county trims HIV medical care spending
    Los Angeles County officials on Tuesday cut back on contracts to provide medical care to AIDS and HIV patients, citing increased numbers of people now insured under the federal healthcare overhaul. The move to cut $4 million from the contracts, paid for...