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  • #GetTested or #GetEducated to see Bianca Del Rio in Orlando

    #GetTested or #GetEducated to see Bianca Del Rio in Orlando
    If you want to see Bianca Del Rio, season six winner of Logo TV's RuPaul's Drag Race, at her comedy special here in Orlando, you have to #GetTested and #GetEducated. The Impulse Group Orlando is providing tickets to the event only to those who get...
  • 24 new HIV cases reported in Indiana outbreak, 130 total

    24 new HIV cases reported in Indiana outbreak, 130 total
    Indiana health officials say there are two dozen new HIV cases in southeastern Indiana, bringing the outbreak's total cases to 130. The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday there are now 120 confirmed HIV cases and 10 preliminary positive...
  • Virginia Department of Health responding to HIV outbreak in Indiana

    Virginia Department of Health responding to HIV outbreak in Indiana
    Health specialists from Virginia are on their way to Indiana today,(April 20), lending their expertise to that state’s HIV outbreak response, reported the Virginia Department of Health late Monday afternoon. The Health Department supplied the...
  • Gov. Pence extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV

    Gov. Pence extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has extended a needle-exchange program in a southern Indiana county to help combat an HIV outbreak. Pence on Monday approved a 30-day extension of a March 26 executive order declaring a public health emergency in Scott County,...
  • Department of Health offering sexually transmitted disease testing

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County plans to observe Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month by offering STI assessment testing every second and fourth Wednesday of the month starting on Wednesday, April 22 at the Clermont Health...
  • Official: 43 now taking part in Indiana needle-exchange push

    Official: 43 now taking part in Indiana needle-exchange push
    An SUV staffed with health workers on a quest to provide clean needles to intravenous drug users has begun making the rounds in a small Indiana city at the center of an HIV outbreak, officials said Tuesday. Brittany Combs, a public health nurse with the...
  • 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...
  • Southern Indiana county's HIV outbreak tops 100 cases

    Southern Indiana county's HIV outbreak tops 100 cases
    More than 100 people in southeastern Indiana have tested positive for HIV in an outbreak linked to the sharing of intravenous needles, and officials said Friday they're trying to combat unfounded fears among drug users that they could be arrested if...
  • Slow Burn's 'Rent' to benefit Pride Center

    Slow Burn's 'Rent' to benefit Pride Center
    The rent is always due. That's the central philosophy of the rock musical "Rent," being produced by Slow Burn Theatre for a run in West Boca through April 26, according to the show's director Patrick Fitzwater. "Love is always due," Fitzwater says....
  • HIV becoming less deadly for African Americans

    Death rates of African Americans living with HIV dropped 28% between 2008 and 2012, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Still, black people with HIV were 1.5 times more likely to die in 2012 than white people...
  • Man who said he has HIV bites deputy during arrest, report says

    Man who said he has HIV bites deputy during arrest, report says
    A man who said he has HIV bit a deputy during an arrest — taking out a chunk of his skin — outside of a Wellington bar, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office. Deputies said they arrested Jeffrey Switzer, 25, Monday. According to an...