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News on HIV/AIDS continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | EDGE

HIV May Be Manageable But It Ain't Cheap

Phil Lauderhill takes medications daily to treat his condition. Lauderhill, 36, has been HIV positive for 10 years now, but like most people cannot afford to pay for his treatment alone.

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Related Topix: Health, Pharmaceuticals, Health Insurance

6 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

Eat for a cause: Dine out today to fight AIDS

Grab a bite at some of Tampa Bay's best eateries today and give back to the HIV/AIDS community.

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Related Topix: Health, Hillsborough County, FL, Pinellas County, FL

10 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago man charged with giving girlfriend HIV; wife died of AIDS

A Chicago man is facing felony charges after failing to tell his ex-girlfriend that he had HIV and ended up giving her the virus, Cook County prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Health, Criminal Defense Law, Law

14 hrs ago | R & D

Scientists find new point of attack on HIV for vaccine development

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute working with the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative has discovered a new vulnerable site on the HIV virus.

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Related Topix: Health, Scripps Research Institute, Technical Services, Vaccinations, Immunology, Biology, Science

18 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

Looking back to April 1981: Probable cause of AIDS found

EDITOR'S NOTE : In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men.

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Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

21 hrs ago | Sun-Star

HIV alert up in Puerto Galera

THE Department of Health on Thursday raised the human immunodeficiency virus alert in popular destination Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro amid the expected influx of local and foreign tourists there.

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality

Wed Apr 23, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Cast of 'The Normal Heart' in the May issue of Vogue

Should you ever find yourself having to choose the most galvanizing play of the last 30 years, you wouldn't be wrong to name The Normal Heart , Larry Kramer's scalding 1985 drama about the HIV/AIDS epidemic then decimating the gay community in America.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Theater, Arts, The Big Bang Theory, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Pick up a menu to fight HIV

Dining out at select Vancouver Island restaurants on April 24 will mean a lot to those working with some of the region's most marginalized people.

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Related Topix: Health, Dining, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

WXLO-FM Worcester

Ryan Lewis Reveals Mom's 30-Year Struggle with HIV; He & Macklemore Lend Support to New Healthcare Initiative [From ABC News]

You know Ryan Lewis as the "other guy" in Macklemore & Ryan Lewis . But now, the Grammy-winning hip-hop artist is speaking out about something very personal: his mother's decades-long battle with HIV.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids

CBS Local

Ryan Lewis, Mother Talk Her Battle with HIV, New 30/30 Project

"Yes, I'm grateful that I lived," Julie Lewis, who is HIV positive, says. "But I want to do something to honor all those people that we love dearly who died along the way."

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Related Topix: Health, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Washington Blade

Black youth must unify, get educated on HIV/AIDS

There is a disease in us that powerfully chains our minds, devastates our spirits, and controls our decisions.

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Related Topix: African-American, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

EDGE

Pride Center to Tackle PrEP in April 30 Forum

A daily pill that can prevent HIV infection? It almost seems to be too good to be true, so that's why the Pride Center is hosting a forum to discuss Truvada.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

PhysOrg Weblog

Scientists discover how a killer fungus attacks HIV patients

Researchers have discovered that a type of white blood cell carries a deadly fungus into the brains of HIV positive patients, causing meningitis which kills more than 600,000 people a year.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Breast Cancer

Iol.co.za

Ugandan town crippled by HIV

When you risk your life fishing on dangerous seas, a drink in the bars back on shore seem a welcome relief, but in Uganda, it has created a culture with staggering rates of HIV.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Health, Malawi

Medical Daily

HIV As The Cause Of AIDS Turns 30: How Far Has Treatment Come, And Where Is It Going?

HIV/AIDS is a leading cause of death around the world, and science is closer than ever to cracking the disease's code.

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Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Time

The Man Who Co-Discovered HIV 30 Years Ago on Why There Won't Be a Cure for AIDS

On the 30th anniversary of a controversial press conference trumpeting the discovery of HIV, one of the virus' co-discoverers, Dr. Robert Gallo, says we're not likely to ever cure AIDS On April 23, 1984, Secretary of Health and Human Services Margaret Heckler called a press conference to make a stunning announcement: Hoarse from laryngitis, the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WireNews+Co

Nashville Couple Is Proof That Love Survives All - Even HIV

On May 9, he will have been married to his wife Brenda Fielder for 34 years, his new album Strong Medicine is out and Beautiful Jim, the award-winning documentary about his life, is making the rounds on the Film Festival circuit.

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Related Topix: Health, Gay/Lesbian

Tue Apr 22, 2014

VDARE

Wyoming GOP Governor Slurs Patriot Website Refugee Resettlement Watch As Racist

Some of the opinions on the Internet about refugee resettlement in Wyoming are inaccurate and racist, Gov. Matt Mead said.a a blog called Refugee Resettlement Watch has a picture of a Gillette man and his family with the headline "The man who started the Wyoming refugee controversy."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Matt Mead, Health

The Advocate

BR Dining Out effort to fight spread of AIDS/HIV

Photo courtesy of the Food NetworkTed Allen, host of 'Chopped,' is a spokesman for Dining Out for Life, a fundraiser for a HIV/AIDS organizations.

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Related Topix: Health, Baton Rouge, LA

Go Local

Food | Don't Miss: Dining Out For Life to Benefit Aids Project Ri

Restaurants across Rhode Island will be participating in Dining Out for Life, Thursday, April 24, benefitting AIDS Project Rhode Island.

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Related Topix: Health, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Non-Profit

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