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HIV - AIDS

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  • Open Door Clinic opens a new headquarters in Elgin

    Open Door Clinic opens a new headquarters in Elgin
    For 37 years, the Open Door Clinic was up on the sixth floor of the old Professional Building in downtown Elgin, giving the people who came to it for help with syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV/AIDS a low-profile place to seek treatment. But as...
  • Indiana to keep HIV outbreak response center open for 1 year

    With the largest HIV outbreak in Indiana history on the wane, a state-run community outreach center that's been in operation since late March will close next week and reopen at another location, state health officials said Wednesday. State Health...
  • Louisville needle swap aims to stop repeat of nearby HIV, hepatitis C outbreaks

    Louisville needle swap aims to stop repeat of nearby HIV, hepatitis C outbreaks
    A trio of deadly afflictions is ripping through a rural county in southern Indiana. More than 130 patients in Scott County, Ind., tested positive for HIV in less than a year, making the community of about 24,000 people the site of one of the worst...
  • Linking released inmates to health care

    WASHINGTON Joe Calderon faced uncomfortably high odds of dying after his release from a California prison in 2010. According to one study, his chances of dying within two weeks especially from a drug overdose, heart disease, homicide or suicide were...
  • Rapper Mykki Blanco discloses she is HIV positive

    Rapper Mykki Blanco discloses she is HIV positive
    Mykki Blanco, an openly gay rapper and performance artist who has served as a LGBTQ advocate, announced this weekend she has been HIV positive since 2011. "Ive been HIV Positive since 2011, my entire career. (expletive) stigma and hiding in the dark,...
  • Learn your status on HIV Testing Day

    Learn your status on HIV Testing Day
    June is Gay Pride Month and a time to recognize and celebrate the many inroads the LGBT community has made. For some, this is a time for parades and parties; for others, it is a time for reflection and remembrance of those who have fought for the many...
  • Health Calendar: Fair to promote HIV awareness set for June 27

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS DEMENTIA 102: BrightStar Care will present "How Things Change" at 1 p.m. June 24 at Park Place Senior Center, 414 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan. This interactive program will help...
  • Art For AIDS Fundraiser At Hartford ArtSpace

    Art For AIDS Fundraiser At Hartford ArtSpace
    Every year for the past six years, AIDS CT has held Art for AIDS, a benefit art-grab event at the ArtSpace Gallery in Hartford. All ticket-holders are admitted to the ArtSpace gallery, given free food and drinks and then allowed to take home one of the...
  • ACLU motion cites Baltimore jail's dire conditions

    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a motion Tuesday to reopen a lawsuit calling for major reforms to Baltimore’s city jail, citing reports from inmates who said they struggled to receive HIV medication and were stuffed into crowded, vermin-...
  • Quick start to HIV drug treatment can cut risk of illness, death in half

    Quick start to HIV drug treatment can cut risk of illness, death in half
    An international clinical trial involving nearly 5,000 people with HIV confirms that treatment with antiretroviral drugs should begin sooner rather than later, the National Institutes of Health announced this week. In fact, the benefits of early therapy...
  • Feds put their money on OraSure's rapid Ebola test

    Feds put their money on OraSure's rapid Ebola test
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has agreed to commit up to $10.4 million to help fund OraSure Technologies' experimental rapid Ebola test. The deal is a big win for the Bethlehem company and will be enough to fund test development...