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Hyacinth empowers the HIV/AIDS community at Highland Park event - MyCentralJersey.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 15:11

MyCentralJersey.com

Hyacinth empowers the HIV/AIDS community at Highland Park event
MyCentralJersey.com
Ruiz said that in order to live with HIV/AIDS, people need to be educated and talk to one another to learn about each other's backgrounds and histories. "Some people look at the surface but what's clean on the outside is not always clean on the inside ...

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Local advocate diagnosed with HIV at the height of AIDS epidemic educates community - KERO 23ABC News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 10:54

KERO 23ABC News

Local advocate diagnosed with HIV at the height of AIDS epidemic educates community
KERO 23ABC News
Standing at over 6-foot-tall and a strong physical stature, it's hard to tell just by looking at Martin Sharp that he's living with HIV -- and has been for the past 30 years. Sharp was tested in 1987, after learned his partner had been diagnosed with ...

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Archbishop urges funding for HIV, AIDS programs at peril in budget - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 10:52

Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Archbishop urges funding for HIV, AIDS programs at peril in budget
Crux: Covering all things Catholic
A student displays his face and hand during a World AIDS Day campaign in Chandigarh, India, Dec. 1. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Catholic Relief Services released a joint letter that same day acknowledging the great strides made ...
HIV/AIDS 'not a death sentence anymore', but rising cases among youth cause for concernThe Bakersfield Californian
We have the power to help bring HIV/AIDS to an endThe Grio

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SWLA focuses attention on HIV/AIDS on 'World AIDS Day' - KPLC 7 ... - KPLC-TV

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SWLA focuses attention on HIV/AIDS on 'World AIDS Day' - KPLC 7 ...
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For close to 30 years, the world has dedicated December 1 to recognizing those dealing with HIV or AIDS. Friday, the Southwest Louisiana AIDS Council (SLAC) made sure the voices of those dealing wi...

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Treatment proves elusive for Karnataka HIV/AIDS patients - The Hindu

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 06:26

The Hindu

Treatment proves elusive for Karnataka HIV/AIDS patients
The Hindu
Despite the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) rolling out universal treatment and opening up Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) centres for those who test positive, people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA) continue to find it hard to get initiated into ...

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Young people in sub-Saharan Africa integral to shaping future HIV/AIDS policy - Medical Xpress

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:15

Young people in sub-Saharan Africa integral to shaping future HIV/AIDS policy
Medical Xpress
UNAIDS estimates highlight that in 2016, there were 150 deaths every day amongst adolescents due to AIDS-related illnesses, and HIV remains one of the leading causes of death for adolescents in Africa. The situation is particularly urgent for ...

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World Aids Day: South Africa could slow aids if more people took ... - Quartz

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 04:12

Quartz

World Aids Day: South Africa could slow aids if more people took ...
Quartz
Antiretrovirals—the drugs used to keep HIV in check—don't only prevent people from getting AIDS; they also keep virus levels low, making those taking them less likely to pass the infection to others. This phenomenon has opened a new avenue for the ...
S. Africa looks to cooperative strategies to help communities confront HIV/AIDSXinhua
MSM at high HIV risk: 'Being gay is not a sickness' | Health24Health24

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Hiv/Aids Not A Death Sentence - New Vision - New Vision

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 12/02/2017 - 02:14

New Vision

Hiv/Aids Not A Death Sentence - New Vision
New Vision
Biggest News Source for News in Uganda and the East African Region ,Breaking news in Uganda and Daily news and the latest from Uganda.
African priest, local doctors talk curbing HIV/AIDS | Pueblo ChieftainPueblo Chieftain
Museveni lights up Twitter with ways to 'block' HIV/AIDS :: Kenya ...The Standard

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Local HIV support holds World Aids Day opening ceremony - WRDW-TV

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 23:55

WRDW-TV

Local HIV support holds World Aids Day opening ceremony
WRDW-TV
World AIDS Day at Good Shepard Baptist Church had a positive turnout. Positively Augusta held a ceremony to honor those who died from HIV related sickness but also those who living with it.

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Closer Look: Actress Kim Fields; Atlanta Efforts to Combat HIV/AIDS; And More - WABE 90.1 FM

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 22:56

WABE 90.1 FM

Closer Look: Actress Kim Fields; Atlanta Efforts to Combat HIV/AIDS; And More
WABE 90.1 FM
Rose Scott gives a news brief on Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed's announcement, earlier today, about the creation of a nine-member medical advisory committee to keep the mayor's office informed of specific issues around HIV/AIDS. 3:00: Kim Fields has been in ...

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African priest, local doctors talk curbing HIV/AIDS - Pueblo Chieftain

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 22:36

Pueblo Chieftain

African priest, local doctors talk curbing HIV/AIDS
Pueblo Chieftain
The Rev. Ssekabira Deusdedit, a Catholic priest, has seen the devastation HIV/AIDS has caused in his home country of Uganda. Deusdedit's family lived at Ground Zero of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the city of Rakai, Uganda, where the insidious virus was ...

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HIV/AIDS 'not a death sentence anymore', but rising cases among youth cause for concern - The Bakersfield Californian

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 19:20

The Bakersfield Californian

HIV/AIDS 'not a death sentence anymore', but rising cases among youth cause for concern
The Bakersfield Californian
From left, Shantell Waldo, Enrique Ramirez, and Christella Leyvas take a selfie at the World AIDS Day event held in Bakersfield at the Self-Help Federal Credit Union parking lot. They are part of a team of medical investigators with the Kern County ...
PEPFAR: FDA Approves 200th HIV/AIDS TherapyFDA.gov (blog)
'Nothing Without Us': Doc highlights heroism of women fighting HIV/AIDSNBCNews.com
We have the power to help bring HIV/AIDS to an endThe Grio
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The Dapivirine Ring: The Next Frontier in HIV Prevention - MilTech

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 17:32

The Dapivirine Ring: The Next Frontier in HIV Prevention
MilTech
The dapivirine ring, developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides, is the first of its kind—a vaginal ring that slowly releases the anti-retroviral drug dapivirine over the course of a month to reduce the risk of HIV transmission for ...

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PEPFAR: FDA Approves 200th HIV/AIDS Therapy - FDA.gov (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 16:42

FDA.gov (blog)

PEPFAR: FDA Approves 200th HIV/AIDS Therapy
FDA.gov (blog)
Earlier this week, FDA approved – or tentatively approved – the 200th antiretroviral drug application, including 30 solid formulations specific for children, under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The plan was launched in 2003 ...
HIV/AIDS 'not a death sentence anymore', but rising cases among youth cause for concernThe Bakersfield Californian
We have the power to help bring HIV/AIDS to an endThe Grio

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We have the power to help bring HIV/AIDS to an end - The Grio

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 16:33

The Grio

We have the power to help bring HIV/AIDS to an end
The Grio
In recognition of #WAD2017, the National Black Justice Coalition's Director of Public Policy, Isaiah Wilson, penned a passionate call to action for Black America to take up the fight to end HIV/AIDS in the Black community. My Story and Our Story. As a ...
HIV/AIDS 'not a death sentence anymore', but rising cases among youth cause for concernThe Bakersfield Californian

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S. Africa looks to cooperative strategies to help communities confront HIV/AIDS - Xinhua

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 16:33

S. Africa looks to cooperative strategies to help communities confront HIV/AIDS
Xinhua
CAPE TOWN, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- South Africans on Friday marked the World AIDS Day with a focus on cooperative strategies involving communities. As part of nationwide commemorations, the Western Cape Province held its annual event in Delft, an ...

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New Albany Damien Center includes housing for homeless people ... - Albany Times Union

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 16:15

WNYT

New Albany Damien Center includes housing for homeless people ...
Albany Times Union
The opening of the 26,000-square-foot Albany Damien Center, including 20 new supportive apartments for chronically homeless people living with HIV and AIDS, was marked on Friday, World AIDS Day. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul attended a ceremony celebrating the ...
Damien Center's new location now open to help people with HIV ...WNYT

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Young people in sub-Saharan Africa integral to shaping future HIV ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:38

Young people in sub-Saharan Africa integral to shaping future HIV ...
EurekAlert (press release)
'To end HIV/AIDS it's crucial we start engaging with young people in sub-Saharan Africa who are affected -- interventions to improve their lives needn't be complex and costly, just sustainable, targeted and developed closely with them,' said Peter Piot ...

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Trump failing to lead on HIV, advocates say on World AIDS Day - NBCNews.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:28

NBCNews.com

Trump failing to lead on HIV, advocates say on World AIDS Day
NBCNews.com
When Will Wilson was diagnosed with AIDS in 2002, he relied on trips to Canada and credit cards to get the life-saving medication he needed. The Affordable Care Act, passed in 2010, changed his life. Illinois expanded Medicaid under Obamacare in 2013 ...

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In San Diego's Hepatitis Outbreak, Lessons Learned From HIV - KPBS

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 14:47

KPBS

In San Diego's Hepatitis Outbreak, Lessons Learned From HIV
KPBS
"You have all of this fear, this misconception, these ideas that are unfounded, really exacerbating the issues at hand," he said. "It's amazing to me that we still have so many people who are uneducated about their health, about basic health care ...

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