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Premiere: Bright Light Bright Light & The Pink Singers - 'Everything I Ever Wanted'

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - 55 min 27 sec ago
Available as part of World AIDS Day 2014... A global pandemic, HIV/AIDs still has the power to destroy lives. Advances in medicine may have created new treatments for those in the West, but for many in the Third World a positive diagnosis can lead to incredible suffering. World AIDs Day aims to raise awareness of this issue. As part of this year's events, Bright Light Bright Light has teamed up ...
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Chembio's DPP(R) HIV 1/2 Assay Receives CLIA Waiver From FDA

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - 6 hours 5 min ago
MEDFORD, N.Y. -- Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. , a leader in point-of-care (POC) diagnostic tests and technology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted a CLIA Waiver for ...
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Illicit drug use, tourism contribute to elevated HIV/AIDS risk in the Dominican Republic

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - 6 hours 57 min ago
The Caribbean has the second highest global human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence in the world outside of Sub-Saharan Africa, with HIV/AIDS as leading cause of death among people aged 20–59 years within the region. Particularly hard-hit are the Dominican Republic (DR) and Haiti, on the island of Hispaniola, accounting for approximately 70% of all people living with HIV in the Caribbean ...
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AIDS Task Force keeps pressure on

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - 8 hours 34 min ago
Thirty years ago, as the letters HIV and AIDS were plastered across newspapers and all over television sets at a daily - if not hourly - clip, the job of a band of volunteers in the region was simple if not unsaid: Help people die with dignity; be there so they don't die alone.
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AIDS Task Force keeps pressure on

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - 8 hours 48 min ago
Thirty years ago, as the letters “HIV” and “AIDS” were plastered across newspapers and all over television sets at a daily – if not hourly – clip, the job of a band of volunteers in the region was simple if not unsaid: Help people die with dignity; be there so they don’t die alone.
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Tourism as a driver of illicit drug use, HIV risk in the Dominican Republic

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - 10 hours 10 min ago
A new study concludes three thing: (1) local demand shifts drug routes to tourism areas, (2) drugs shape local economies and (3) drug use facilitates HIV risk behaviors in tourism areas.
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Renowned epidemiologist Robert Remis’ HIV/AIDS work was ‘life-saving’

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:54
Physician helped shape understanding of how the virus was transmitted and contributed to policies that slowed the disease’s spread
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Elton John AIDS Foundation's 13th Annual An Enduring Vision

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:54
NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, Sir Elton John continued his humanitarian efforts to raise money for HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and awareness programs across the United States, the Americas, and the Caribbean at the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF)'s 13th annual benefit An Enduring Vision held at Cipriani Wall Street. American Airlines, Goldman Sachs Gives ...
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Tourism as a Driver of Illicit Drug Use, HIV Risk in the D.R.

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:59
The study's results suggest three themes: (1) local demand shifts drug routes to tourism areas, (2) drugs shape local economies and (3) drug use facilitates HIV risk behaviors in tourism areas.
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GeoVax Presents HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial Data

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:00
Results of HIV Immunotherapy Vaccine Trial Presented at HIVR4P Conference ATLANTA, GA/ ACCESSWIRE / October 29, 2014 / GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: GOVX), a biotechnology company developing innovative human ...
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AHF supports Medicaid Directors’ Call for Federal Action on Runaway Drug Pricing

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 06:00
AIDS Healthcare Foundation , the world’s largest AIDS organization and an outspoken advocate against runaway drug pricing for lifesaving HIV/AIDS and other medications, today
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SF to spend $300K improving access to anti-HIV drug

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 01:56
by Joshua Sabatini The Board of Supervisors approved spending $300,000 Tuesday to fund so-called navigators to help residents gain access to an HIV-prevention drug. While San Francisco's efforts to combat HIV/AIDS have significantly reduced new infections in recent years and helped those infected carry on with productive lives, there are still hundreds of new infections reported per year. The ...
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Low HIV and Aids rates saw west Africa miss out on health investment

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 20:01
Ebola-hit region failed to secure substantial foreign aid in earlier epidemic, study says, and was unable to improve health systems West Africa, now in the throes of a calamitous Ebola epidemic, missed out on significant health investment over the past decade or more because it had low rates of HIV, a detailed survey of the changing health of Africa and Asia reveals. A major project called ...
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This Christmas, Help a Child Be Born AIDS-Free

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 19:26
This World AIDS Day, the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund (UMGAF) Committee invites all who are interested in helping a child be born free from HIV/AIDS to support the “Countdown to Zero: Just Save One” initiative. (PRWeb October 28, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/WORLDAIDSDAY/JUSTSAVEONE/prweb12283410.htm
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2014 Red Ribbon Award nominations sought

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 16:10
Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Red Ribbon Award. The award, established in 2009, honors and celebrates people or programs that have helped reduce the spread and impact of HIV/AIDS in West Virginia. The red ribbon is a global symbol in the movement to address HIV/AIDS. The 2014 Red Ribbon Award recipient will be announced during the World AIDS Day commemoration at 6 p.m. on Dec. 1 at ...
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A promising target for HIV/AIDS treatment identified

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 04:00
Like a slumbering dragon, HIV can lay dormant in a person's cells for years, evading medical treatments only to wake up and strike at a later time, quickly replicating itself and destroying the...
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Is the Ebola crisis like the early days of HIV / AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 23:46
A12 of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's HIV / AIDS advisers signed a letter protesting his Ebola policies. That includes Peter Staley, a legendary AIDS activist and a central figure in the Oscar-nominated documentary "How To Survive a Plague." Staley described Governor Cuomo's policy as 'politics trumping science.'
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Catey Shaw's "Revolution" track featured in brand new (RED) video to raise awareness around the fight against AIDS.

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 17:21
NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (RED) - the organization founded by Bono & Bobby Shriver to fight AIDS – today debuts a new video to highlight that the world can deliver the first AIDS FREE GENERATION in over 30 years.
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'Positive' author debunks myths common myths about HIV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:30
Paige Rawl is the author of "Positive" a memoir documenting her life since she was diagnosed HIV-positive when she was in middle school. "Positive" is the latest pick for TODAY's Book Club. Head here for more information. HIV, human immunodeficiency virus, is commonly seen as something incredibly grave — even a death sentence. But it's not.
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Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:26
A fortnightly summary of HIV research news. NAM is the official online partner for scientific reporting at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, 20-25th July 2014.
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