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  • Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus

    Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus
    A girl who was seemingly cured of HIV following aggressive drug therapy just hours after her birth was recently discovered to be infected with the virus that causes AIDS after all, doctors announced Thursday.
  • Making sure HIV-positive women get the care they need

    Making sure HIV-positive women get the care they need
    In the back of a skid row community health center, a woman with teardrop tattoos under her eyes begins to tell her story. To a circle of other women, she says she ran away from home and joined a gang at 13. She started injecting PCP, and as a teen spent...

    Dr. Ruth H. Singer

    Dr. Ruth H. Singer
    Dr. Ruth H. Singer, a retired physician who was a state health administrator and later worked in AIDS and HIV treatment at Chase Brexton Health Services, died of pancreatic cancer May 27 at her North Baltimore home. She was 69. "What one loved about Ruth...

    Start HIV drug therapy earlier, says World Health Organization

    Start HIV drug therapy earlier, says World Health Organization
    The World Health Organization has a new philosophy regarding antiretroviral treatment for people with HIV: Why wait? If a person has a healthy immune system, they have at least 500 CD4 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. But those CD4 cells, white...

    Lifting ban on federal funding of syringe programs would save lives and tax dollars [Letter]

    I would like to underscore Chris Beyrer's recent commentary calling for lifting the U.S. ban on use of federal funds for syringe services programs, or SSPs ("End the senseless syringe funding ban," Dec. 11). SSPs benefit our communities by preventing...