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HIV - AIDS

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  • L.A. County planning to distribute controversial HIV-prevention drug

    L.A. County planning to distribute controversial HIV-prevention drug
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to develop a plan to distribute a controversial HIV-prevention drug to county residents at high risk of contracting the virus. Truvada combines two drugs that have been part of the anti-retroviral cocktail...
  • Louisville prepares to launch needle-exchange program

    Kentucky's largest city is taking the lead as its first to offer a needle-exchange program, but other communities are reviewing such swaps as a way to combat heroin addiction, prevent the spread of diseases and steer drug users toward treatment. Needle...
  • Hartford's Art For AIDS Raises Money For Richard Fried Fund

    Hartford's Art For AIDS Raises Money For Richard Fried Fund
    It didn't take long for the line around the perimeter of the gallery at ArtSpace in Hartford to become three-deep Saturday night. It was all part of the sixth annual Aids CT "Art for Aids" fundraiser, one that features the fondly notorious "Art Grab."...
  • Little Indiana town paid for war on Planned Parenthood

     Little Indiana town paid for war on Planned Parenthood
    The uninterrupted corn stalks that line Interstate 65 north from Louisville and south from Indianapolis are bleak sentinels for Austin, a lost town surrounded by a lost county. Austin is haunted and hurting and filled with heartless hustles. This is...
  • It's time for laboratories to get out of the monkey business

    In 2013, the National Institutes of Health made the historic decision to retire the majority of federally owned chimpanzees from use in experiments. While this was a monumental victory for chimpanzees, there are still 110,000 monkeys and other primates...
  • Datebook: A master of assemblage, art and AIDS, the selfie stick in sculpture

    Datebook: A master of assemblage, art and AIDS, the selfie stick in sculpture
    The wild assemblages of a longtime Los Angeles sculptor. Art in the age of the AIDS crisis. A German painter gets his due. Selfie sticks in sculpture. Plus: video art from Mexico and Venezuela (the latter by way of Seattle) and a group show that is all...
  • Facts about needle exchanges and Hepatitis C

    Facts about needle exchanges and Hepatitis C
    STATES FEAR NEEDLES The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention documented a 364 percent increase in new cases of Hepatitis C in Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and Virginia. Of the four states, only Kentucky has passed legislation to allow for...
  • Appalachia gripped by hepatitis C epidemic, bracing for HIV

    Patton Couch shook his head and clenched his teeth, recounting the night four years ago when he plucked a dirty needle from a pile at a flophouse and jabbed it into his scarred arm. He knew the odds; most of the addicts in the room probably had hepatitis...
  • Southeastern Indiana's HIV outbreak reaches 166 cases

    State health officials say 166 people have now tested positive for HIV in a southeastern Indiana outbreak tied to needle-sharing among intravenous drug users. The 163 confirmed cases and three preliminary positive cases are up from a total of 163 cases...
  • What Doctors Know: New survey offers inside look at risky behavior among today's teens

    whatdoctorsknow.com "When I was your age..." There's a certain time in our lives -- somewhere between being a parent and a grandparent -- when we look at today's generation and come to the conclusion: "Kids were different in our day." Generation...
  • Baltimore jail complex again faces lawsuit over health care

    Baltimore jail complex again faces lawsuit over health care
    Despite decades of lawsuits and settlements aimed at forcing the Baltimore City Detention Center to provide proper health care to those recently arrested or serving short sentences, advocates for detainees returned to court because they say conditions...