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HIV - AIDS

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  • State Attorney's Office will not prosecute former police officer in HIV case

    State Attorney's Office will not prosecute former police officer in HIV case
    The State Attorney's Office has concluded there is not enough evidence to prosecute a former police officer who was accused of knowingly infecting a woman with HIV. Agents with the U.S. Marshals Task Force had arrested Dexter Richardson on July 27 on...
  • NIH Building Named In Weicker's Honor

    NIH Building Named In Weicker's Honor
    In the early 1980s, the AIDS virus was just emerging as a major public health problem. The drug AZT, virtually unknown to the public at the time, was identified by experts as a medicine that promised to help slow the spread of the deadly virus. The...
  • Weicker's Support Of AIDS Drug Brings Recognition At NIH

    Weicker's Support Of AIDS Drug Brings Recognition At NIH
    In the early 1980s, the AIDS virus was just emerging as a major public health problem. The drug AZT, virtually unknown to the public at the time, was identified by experts as a medicine that promised to help slow the spread of the deadly virus. The...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Healthy living A diabetes educator will discuss and offers suggestions on how make simple nutrition and exercise changes to achieve weight loss, lower blood pressure, prevent diabetes and lower cholesterol from 4:30 p.m. to 5 :30 p.m. May 13 and from 2...
  • 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. •Happiest baby on the block. Parents...
  • Dine out for life on Thursday

    Dine out for life on Thursday
    What started in Philadelphia in 1991 is now a countrywide fundraiser for HIV service agencies in 60 cities. Dining Out for Life comes to Broward County Thursday, April 30, when 17 restaurants donate a portion of their sales to Broward House, which...
  • Dining Out fundraiser supports HIV services

    What started in Philadelphia in 1991 is now a countrywide fundraiser for HIV service agencies in 60 cities. Dining Out for Life comes to Broward County Thursday, April 30, when 16 restaurants donate a portion of their sales to Broward House, which serves...
  • Indiana HIV outbreak, hepatitis C epidemic sparks nationwide CDC alert

    Indiana HIV outbreak, hepatitis C epidemic sparks nationwide CDC alert
    An Indiana county is experiencing nearly daily increases in new HIV infections tied to intravenous drug use, and health officials hope the situation prompts other states to closely track their hepatitis C and HIV rates to identify potential clusters of...
  • 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart': Secrets spill out over a July 4th weekend

     'Lips Together, Teeth Apart': Secrets spill out over a July 4th weekend
    So much depends upon a red child's wagon, glazed with saltwater beside the white neurotics. True, William Carlos Williams doesn't figure into Terrence McNally's 1991 play "Lips Together, Teeth Apart," now in a sturdy and sometimes-sorrowful production...
  • Northwestern to open HIV research center at Center on Halsted

    Northwestern to open HIV research center at Center on Halsted
    The first time Eric Amaya felt that he was accepted as part of a group was when he volunteered for a community center in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood. It was also the first place he was ever tested for HIV. "I was extremely nervous," said Amaya,...
  • Indiana governor extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV

    Indiana governor extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Monday extended a needle exchange program in a rural, southern Indiana county to help combat an HIV outbreak, even though he generally opposes such programs. Pence approved the 30-day extension of a March 26 executive order...