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3 hrs ago | York Press

York pupils dive in to help Romanian AIDS children

MOST teenagers off school this summer will only get as far as the hotel pool during their annual holiday with mum and dad.

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Related Topix: Health, Romania, World News

7 hrs ago | News24

.com | Botswana has to pay HIV treatment for foreigners

Botswana's High Court on Friday ordered the government to provide treatment to HIV-positive foreign prisoners at the state's expense.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Glaxo, Pfizer's ViiV Wins Approval for Single-Pill HIV Regimen

ViiV Healthcare Co., a joint venture of GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi & Co., won U.S. approval for an HIV treatment that combines three drugs into one, reducing side effects and providing greater convenience for patients.

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Related Topix: Health, Biotech, Shionogi and Co, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Business News

Washington Blade

Chicago women discuss AIDS impact

Health advocates and community members gathered last week in Chicago at Little Black Pearl Workshop for the Red Pump Project's annual "Condoms and Cupcakes" discussion and party, the Windy City Times reports .

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POZ

Iggy Azalea, Sam Smith Headline MTV Benefit for HIV Group Lifebeat

They're so fancy! Music industry all-stars Iggy Azalea and Sam Smith will headline an MTV Video Music Awards concert on Friday, August 22, to benefit Lifebeat - Music Fights HIV/AIDS, a nationwide nonprofit that helps educate young people about HIV prevention, Yahoo News reports.

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Related Topix: Health, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, California

R & D

Vault nanoparticles show promise for cancer treatment, potential HIV cure

A multidisciplinary team of scientists from the Univ. of California, Los Angeles and Stanford Univ.

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Related Topix: Health, Cancer, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: HIV Law - President Museveni Under Fire

Even after the presidential assent, health rights civil society organisations want amendments to the contentious provisions in the 2014 HIV Prevention and Control Act.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Uganda, Africa, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Advocate

Op-ed: Sex Sells, Even in HIV Awareness

If I have heard it once, I have heard it a hundred times; so many people have accused me of trying to make HIV look "sexy."

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality, Opinion

Mail & Guardian

Ignoring prenatal HIV care leads to a lifelong burden

Tears stream uncontrollably down Samantha Benjamin's* cheeks as she cradles her four-month-old daughter Francis* in her lap.

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Related Topix: Health, South Africa, World News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

POZ

HIV, if Treated, May Not Raise Cognitive Impairment Risk

A study of British gay men found no differences in the prevalence or severity of neurocognitive impairment based upon HIV status, aidsmap reports.

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Related Topix: Health

Health Data Management

AIDS Advocacy Groups Say Data Effort Is Insufficient

Top Health Data Breaches Caused by Hackers : Hospital chain Community Health Systems now has the second-largest breach of any type in the era of breach notification, with 4.5 million patients being offered identity protection services after hackers in China attacked CHS information systems in April and June of 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry

Weekend Balita

DOH predicts Filipinos with HIV/AIDS to hit 32,000 by end of 2014

HIV cases up 500% in PHL: The new HIV cases has increased by 532 percent from 2008 to 2013 and for January to June this year alone, recent reports from Manila said.

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Related Topix: Health, Southeast Asia, Philippines, World News,

The Georgia Straight

Passions fundraiser for Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation moves to Imperial for 2014

Beaucoup Bakery owner and pastry chef Jackie Kai Ellis will provide one of several desserts at the Scotiabank Passions gala.

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Related Topix: Health

Phillymag.com

Philly AIDS Thrift to Re-Open Giovannia s Room as a Thrift Shop

Exciting, rather shocking news: Philadelphia Gay News reports that Philadelphia AIDS Thrift has just signed a two-year lease to take over our recently shuttered LGBT bookstore Giovanni's Room.

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Related Topix: Health, Gay/Lesbian

TheAlternativePress.com

Sexual Responsibility and College Life: Warning from the Experts

NEWARK, NJ High school graduates are headed off to college to begin their first semester as "adults."

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Health, Human Sexuality

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Healthcare affordability: The US-led TPP comes with strings attached for Vietnam

This picture taken on April 17, 2014 shows families with their children suffering from measles at a state-run hospital in Hanoi.

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Related Topix: Health

The Indian Express

Letter to ministries gets patient medical help

In the last seven months, the patient developed high creatine levels up to 12.66 mg per deciliter as opposed to normal level between 0.5 to 1.1 mg per deciliter.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada, Nephrology, Medicine

WCAV

AIDS Service Group Changes Name

While they will still be providing services for people who are HIV-positive, they wanted to make sure that they are able to provide primary care as well.

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Related Topix: Health

CBS Local

Moveable Feast Provides Baltimore Patients With 'Food As Medicine' For 25 Years

BALTIMORE -When AIDS first spread, its victims were treated as outcasts. The sick found it hard to care for themselves and few people who were willing to help.

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Prince George Citizen

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"Free Condoms" says the sign on a basket at the front counter of the Prince George Council of Seniors Resource Centre at 721 Victoria Street.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, North America, World News

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