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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

22 hrs ago | 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

22 hrs ago | 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

22 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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

Scientific American

Food Security and the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Layla Eplett writes about the anthropology of food. She has a Masters in Social Anthropology of Development from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and loves getting a taste of all kinds of culture--gastronomic, traditional, and sometimes accidentally, bacterial.

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Related Topix: Health, Anthropology, Science, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Medicine, Nutrition, Senegal, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

MTV

Ryan Lewis And Mom Team Up To Fight HIV

Ryan Lewis may not talk about it much in the public sphere, but his mother was diagnosed with HIV back in the '80s - a state of affairs that greatly impacted his life.

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Related Topix: Health

Newswise

David Holtgrave Appointed Vice Chair of Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

David Holtgrave, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, was appointed this week to the newly created position of Vice Chair of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services .

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Related Topix: Health, Pacha, House, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Phoenix New Times

Dine Out for Life on April 24 and Help Fight HIV and AIDS

The annual Dining Out for Life fundraiser will take place this week on Thursday, April 24 .

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Related Topix: Health

Media Matters for America

Cable Evening News Ignores Major HIV/AIDS Stories

Despite major developments in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and research in 2013, cable evening news shows devoted scant time to covering developments in the fight against HIV/AIDS in 2013.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, New York, Healthcare Law, Law, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Human Sexuality

The Jersey Journal

Editorial: N.J. plan to cut AIDS drug funding comes amid increase in cases

Though treatment is available and more effective than ever, AIDS continues to kill.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Opinion

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