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HIV - AIDS

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  • Texas measure cuts HIV funds, boost abstinence education

    Texas would cut $3 million from programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and spend that money instead on abstinence education under a contentious Republican-sponsored measure tucked into the state budget Tuesday night. The GOP-...
  • Texas measure cuts HIV funds, boost abstinence education

    Texas measure cuts HIV funds, boost abstinence education
    Texas would cut $3 million from programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and spend that money instead on abstinence education under a contentious Republican-sponsored measure tucked into the state budget Tuesday night. The GOP-...
  • How an HIV outbreak hit rural Indiana -- and why we should be paying attention

    How an HIV outbreak hit rural Indiana -- and why we should be paying attention
    Years ago, William Cooke sensed a crisis building. The only doctor in rural Austin, Indiana, noticed that intravenous drug use was soaring in his town of roughly 4,300, where 23 percent of residents live below the poverty line. He feared that people...
  • Va. man gets 18 months in HIV case involving 2 Md. women

    A Virginia man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for having unprotected sex with two women in Maryland without telling them he was HIV positive. Twenty-eight-year-old Daniel Cleaves of Richmond was sentenced in Montgomery County Circuit Court...
  • Indiana House panel passes needle exchange bill over HIV outbreak

     Indiana House panel passes needle exchange bill over HIV outbreak
    A legislative panel has approved a measure that would allow high-risk counties to create needle exchange programs following an HIV outbreak in southern Indiana. Health officials say 81 people who either live in Scott County or have ties to it have...
  • House panel passes needle exchange bill over HIV outbreak

    In response to the HIV outbreak in southern Indiana, House committee members approved a bill Monday that would allow high-risk counties to implement their own needle exchange program to help prevent the future spread of diseases. Health officials say...
  • Rhode Island gets $3.4M in new HIV care program funding

    Rhode Island is receiving more than $3.4 million in new federal funding for HIV testing, prevention and related health services. Sen. Jack Reed announced the funding Sunday from the Department of Health and Human Services' Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program....
  • Walk in park raises money to fight AIDS

    Walk in park raises money to fight AIDS
    If he hadn't been wearing a T-shirt that said "I may have AIDS, but AIDS doesn't have me," only his closest friends would have known that Michael Pinto was infected with the potentially deadly virus. That's the point. "I try to live as normal a life...
  • Indiana governor overrides law to authorize needle exchange

    Indiana governor overrides law to authorize needle exchange
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence overrode state law and his own anti-drug policies Thursday to authorize a short-term needle-exchange program designed to help contain HIV infections in a rural county where more than six dozen cases have been reported, all of...
  • Rural Indiana county struggles as 'epicenter of the HIV outbreak'

    Rural Indiana county struggles as 'epicenter of the HIV outbreak'
    As a nurse and manager of the only medical office in Austin, Ind., Jeanni McCarty finds herself at the heart of the state’s worst-ever outbreak of HIV, so bad that on Thursday the governor declared a heath emergency. McCarty, 42, grew up in...
  • Brown asks Pence to expand needle program

    Brown asks Pence to expand needle program
    An HIV outbreak in Southern Indiana caused Gov. Mike Pence to declare a health emergency on Thursday and authorize a needle-exchange program — a strategy a local legislator says should be instituted in Lake and Marion counties as well. Scott...