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HIV - AIDS

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Top HIV - AIDS Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • HIV becoming less deadly for African Americans

    Death rates of African Americans living with HIV dropped 28% between 2008 and 2012, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Still, black people with HIV were 1.5 times more likely to die in 2012 than white people...
  • 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

    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 week by...
  • 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...
  • Health officials visit sex museum to promote condom handouts

    Health officials announced a new campaign Friday to promote New York City's condom giveaway program, which distributes tens of millions of condoms annually in an effort to prevent sexually transmitted diseases and unplanned pregnancies. "We have...
  • USC talk on the first decade of the AIDS disease in America and its documentary record

    The director of the University of South Carolina's Women's and Gender Studies Program is speaking on AIDS in America in the 1980s. Ed Madden is speaking Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the Hollings Library Program Room in the Thomas Cooper Library. A reception...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore to share in $10 million investment in HIV research and care

    Baltimore to share in $10 million investment in HIV research and care
    A health care company called ViiV Healthcare, formed by the pharmaceutical giants GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer, said this week that it would launch a four-year $10 million initiative in Baltimore and Jackson, Miss., to increase access to HIV treatment and...
  • Los Angeles County cuts HIV/AIDS spending because Obamacare is meeting more needs

    Los Angeles County says it will cut back on funding for AIDS and HIV care because more patients are now insured under the federal Affordable Care Act. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/1zLNg2R ) that the move will cut $4 million in federal...