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HIV - AIDS

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  • Suit: AIDS foundation scammed feds of $20M

    Suit: AIDS foundation scammed feds of $20M
    FORT LAUDERDALE — The nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care is accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid in a $20 million dollar scam that spanned 12 states, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court. Three former managers...
  • New site encourages HIV testing and treatment

    New site encourages HIV testing and treatment
    A new Web site called Positive Spin is using interactive tools and personal storytelling to promote HIV testing and to show that with proper treatment, individuals with HIV can live long, healthy lives. The project is developed by AIDS.gov, which is...
  • Howard County health digest

    Wellness classes Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes. Unless otherwise listed classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. •Living with diabetes. Learn from an...
  • Avon Student Uses Video To Promote Community Service

    Avon Student Uses Video To Promote Community Service
    AVON — Volunteering is important for Madeline Goldberg, but she says encouraging others to do the same is just as much of a priority for her. Goldberg, of Avon, is a junior at Miss Porter's School in Farmington. As a leader of the school's...
  • Insurer lowers cost of HIV treatments after discrimination complaints

     Insurer lowers cost of HIV treatments after discrimination complaints
    Coventry Health Care is lowering the cost of HIV and AIDS drugs after the insurer's prices — more than $1,000 per month on some plans sold in Illinois — drew complaints of discrimination from patient advocates. Advocates have said Coventry...
  • Indiana begins needle exchange in county with HIV outbreak

    Indiana begins needle exchange in county with HIV outbreak
    State and local health officials began a needle-exchange program Saturday in a southeastern Indiana county where an HIV outbreak among intravenous drug users has grown to nearly 90 cases. Scott County's needle-exchange program was created through an...
  • Hopkins builds unit designed for Ebola patients

    Hopkins builds unit designed for Ebola patients
    Amid panic last fall over the possible spread of Ebola in the United States, Johns Hopkins Hospital began work on a unit designed to safely care for patients with the disease and other dangerous infections, a hospital official said. With the facility now...
  • HIV-positive Ohio man indicted on charges he raped 3 girls

    An HIV-positive man suspected of raping three children has been indicted by an Ohio grand jury. The Franklin County Prosecutor's Office said Thursday that a grand jury returned a 19-count indictment for 27-year-old Keith Anthony Allen, of Columbus. It...
  • Broward officials deal with 'gay plague' in '80s

    Broward officials deal with 'gay plague' in '80s
    The early '80s saw Broward County's governmental and medical officials wrestling with a mysterious and deadly affliction: AIDS. They initially bungled their response to the swift-moving disease, which by 1982 had already killed nearly 200 people...
  • UM institute wins $50 million grant to fight HIV in Zambia

    UM institute wins $50 million grant to fight HIV in Zambia
    The Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has received a $50 million grant to stop the transmission of HIV from mother to child in Zambia. The five-year grant comes from the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS...
  • An old new way to combat HIV

    An old new way to combat HIV
    By signing a religious freedom bill that provoked a hail of criticism, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence did a brilliant job of diverting attention from something deserving of commendation. That same day, he took a wise step to contain an outbreak of HIV infections...