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Canadian grandmothers hold flash mobs for HIV-AIDS awareness ... - CTV News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 21:24

Canadian grandmothers hold flash mobs for HIV-AIDS awareness ...
CTV News
Hundreds of Canadian grandmothers gathered in malls, grocery stores and on campuses Thursday, to raise awareness on World AIDS Day.

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Canadian grandmothers hold flash mobs for HIV-AIDS awareness - CTV News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 21:24

Canadian grandmothers hold flash mobs for HIV-AIDS awareness
CTV News
Hundreds of Canadian grandmothers gathered in malls, grocery stores and on campuses Thursday, to raise awareness on World AIDS Day. The flash mobs were organized by local chapters of Grandmothers to Grandmothers, groups that raise money to help ...

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New initiative aims to help HIV/AIDS patients remain in treatment programs - 11alive.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 21:10

11alive.com

New initiative aims to help HIV/AIDS patients remain in treatment programs
11alive.com
ATLANTA -- On the day recognized as World AIDS Day, state Sen. Vincent Fort announced a new program that would serve those locally affected by the disease. As part of an initiative by the Georgia Legislative black caucus, Fort and others worked to get ...

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World Aids Day highlights HIV/AIDS, steers away stigma - Johnson City Press (subscription)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 20:31

World Aids Day highlights HIV/AIDS, steers away stigma
Johnson City Press (subscription)
In fact, Kelley Honeycutt, the retention specialist for East Tennessee State University's Center for Excellence for HIV/AIDS care, said patients live long and productive lives because of the medications now available to treat the disease. Getting that ...

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Baton Rouge still trying to solve HIV, AIDS rates problems - KSLA-TV

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 19:44

Baton Rouge still trying to solve HIV, AIDS rates problems
KSLA-TV
"This has been a trying circumstance for me,” said Cassandra Whitty. She has been HIV positive for 16 years. She's one of many people in Baton Rouge that have to deal with the disease. According to the Louisiana Department of Health, Baton Rouge has ...

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Prince Harry and Rihanna take HIV tests on World Aids Day - The Guardian

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 19:02

USA TODAY

Prince Harry and Rihanna take HIV tests on World Aids Day
The Guardian
Prince Harry and Rihanna have taken HIV tests together in Barbados to raise awareness of the virus on World Aids Day. The pair, who appeared on stage together on Wednesday night at Barbados's celebrations of the 50th anniversary of independence, had ...
Rihanna and Prince Harry Get Tested for HIV to Advocate World AIDS DayYahoo Music
Prince Harry and Rihanna get tested for World AIDS DayUSA TODAY
Prince Harry and Rihanna take a HIV test together in Barbados on World Aids DayDaily Mail
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India Can End The HIV/AIDS Epidemic By 2030, Says JP Nadda - NDTV

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 18:49

NDTV

India Can End The HIV/AIDS Epidemic By 2030, Says JP Nadda
NDTV
New Delhi: Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Thursday said around two decades ago India was predicted to be the AIDS capital of world but has now "successfully arrested" the epidemic of HIV and claimed that the country can end it by 2030.
Things to know about HIV/AIDS, and progress made in dealing with itLivemint

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HIV Prevention: This Vaginal Ring May Protect You From The AIDS Virus - Medical Daily

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 18:31

Medical Daily

HIV Prevention: This Vaginal Ring May Protect You From The AIDS Virus
Medical Daily
The International Partnership for Microbicides developed the ring, which is used on a monthly basis and contains the antiviral medication dapivirine to fight against HIV, preventing the virus from replicating in a healthy cell at the site of infection ...
IPM's ring study results published in New England Journal of MedicineEurekAlert (press release)
HIV Prevention Vaginal Ring African-American Women ...HelloBeautiful
Women report vaginal ring for preventing HIV had little effect on sexual intercourseWestside Gazette
Doctors Lounge
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Phoenix Joins Effort To Eradicate HIV/AIDS - KJZZ

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 18:19

Phoenix Joins Effort To Eradicate HIV/AIDS
KJZZ
Today is World AIDS Day, and this fall, Phoenix became the 11th American city to join the Fast-Track Cities Initiative, with the goal of reducing HIV and AIDS as public-health threats. Glen Spencer talks about the importance of that partnership — and ...

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Raising awareness about HIV/AIDS - WCSH6.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 17:40

WCSH6.com

Raising awareness about HIV/AIDS
WCSH6.com
BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- AIDS effects more than 40,000 people in the United States with nearly 1200 living in Maine. After millions of deaths from HIV and AIDS over the past 35 years, medical breakthroughs now allow those infected to live nearly ...

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Denver achieved another milestone toward ending HIV/AIDS, but the city still needs to get more people into treatment - Denverite (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 17:16

Denverite (blog)

Denver achieved another milestone toward ending HIV/AIDS, but the city still needs to get more people into treatment
Denverite (blog)
Denver has reached a major milestone in the fight to eradicate the HIV and AIDS epidemic. Mayor Michael Hancock announced Wednesday that 90 percent of those in treatment for HIV/AIDS have suppressed viral loads, meaning Denver has met one more ...

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SAG-AFTRA, Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation Call on Hollywood to Spotlight HIV/AIDS - Hollywood Reporter

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 16:28

Hollywood Reporter

SAG-AFTRA, Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation Call on Hollywood to Spotlight HIV/AIDS
Hollywood Reporter
Panelists at an Wednesday night SAG-AFTRA / Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation event emphasized that Hollywood needs to tell stories that speak to the continuing epidemic of HIV/AIDS — which today is disproportionately, though not at all exclusively, ...

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Time to be efficient: HIV/AIDS in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region - World Bank Group (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 16:15

Time to be efficient: HIV/AIDS in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region
World Bank Group (blog)
LAC concentrates only 2.3%of the total worldwide HIV/AIDS burden, landing in fourth place after Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and East Asia and the Pacific. From 2000 to 2013, LAC had the second-highest decreasing rate on HIV/AIDS burden worldwide ...

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Time to be efficient: HIV/AIDS in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region - World Bank Group (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 16:15

World Bank Group (blog)

Time to be efficient: HIV/AIDS in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region
World Bank Group (blog)
LAC concentrates only 2.3%of the total worldwide HIV/AIDS burden, landing in fourth place after Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and East Asia and the Pacific. From 2000 to 2013, LAC had the second-highest decreasing rate on HIV/AIDS burden worldwide ...
Denver achieved another milestone toward ending HIV/AIDS, but the city still needs to get more people into treatmentDenverite (blog)
HIv/aids: Transgenders seek access to treatmentThe Express Tribune

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5 Staggering Ways HIV/AIDS Impacts Black America - The Grio

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:53

The Grio

5 Staggering Ways HIV/AIDS Impacts Black America
The Grio
December 1 is World AIDS Day, a time when we remember the millions of lives lost to HIV/AIDS and the millions worldwide who are fighting to live. For black America, the impact of HIV/AIDS is staggering. According to the CDC, in 2010 black Americans ...

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Trump has no policy plans for HIV/AIDS — and his team has an abysmal track record - VICE News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:39

VICE News

Trump has no policy plans for HIV/AIDS — and his team has an abysmal track record
VICE News
The one time he came close was over a year ago, in October 2015, when he was asked during a press conference whether he supported the president's Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief, the government program funding the global HIV/AIDS response effort.
Despite strong gains, HIV/AIDS remains a threatHuntington Herald Dispatch
Raising awareness about HIV/AIDSWLBZ2.com
Texas' new frontier for HIV/AIDSTribTalk
Huffington Post -World Bank Group (blog)
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AIDS Institute Urges Trump to Maintain Commitment to Ending HIV/AIDS - EDGE Media Network

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:02

AIDS Institute Urges Trump to Maintain Commitment to Ending HIV/AIDS
EDGE Media Network
As the world pauses to mark World AIDS Day on December 1, The AIDS Institute sent a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump urging him and his Administration to maintain U.S. leadership in the fight against HIV/AIDS, both domestically and globally.
10 Arrested At Paul Ryan's Office While Protesting Cuts To HIV/AIDs ProgramsDCist.com

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Rihanna and Prince Harry Get Tested for HIV to Advocate World AIDS Day - Billboard

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 14:47

Billboard

Rihanna and Prince Harry Get Tested for HIV to Advocate World AIDS Day
Billboard
After Rihanna and Prince Harry celebrated the 50th anniversary of (RiRi's native) Barbados' independence on Nov. 30, the two decided to spread some awareness for another important date 24 hours later: World AIDS Day. Coming together for the Barbados ...
Prince Harry and Rihanna get tested for World AIDS DayUSA TODAY
Prince Harry and Rihanna take a HIV test together in Barbados on World Aids DayDaily Mail

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Do not discriminate against the HIV\AIDS-affected - The Hindu

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 14:40

Do not discriminate against the HIV\AIDS-affected
The Hindu
Participating in World AIDS Day celebrations here on Thursday, she said that there were laws to prevent the discrimination against the HIV\AIDS patients and assured them of providing free legal assistance. Joint Collector B. Srinivas stressed on the ...

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This Timeline of HIV/AIDS Drugs Shows How Far We've Come - Motherboard

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 14:07

The Hill (blog)

This Timeline of HIV/AIDS Drugs Shows How Far We've Come
Motherboard
When HIV/AIDS was discovered in 1981, it was a death sentence for anyone unlucky enough to get the immune system-suppressing disease. But more than 30 years later, many people who have HIV/AIDS are able to live full, healthier lives, thanks to the ...
To end HIV/AIDS, cities like ours are leading the way by setting bold goalsThe Hill (blog)
Anglican priest in rural Kenya works to change perceptions about HIV/AIDSReligion News Service
Misconceptions People Still Have About HIV/AIDS TodayElite Daily
Devex -KTVZ
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