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51 min ago | CBS Local

Free Summer Camp Is Safe-Haven For Kids Impacted By HIV

"My mother is HIV positive, I never told anyone, and no one knows besides me and my little brothers," says one 17-year-old camper.

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Tue Aug 19, 2014

POZ

Improving Data Systems to Accelerate the HIV/AIDS Response

A new report argues that decisions made with incomplete data are undermining the response to HIV/AIDS, according to a statement by amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and AVAC, which advocates globally for HIV prevention.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

International Business Times

Chinese Airlines Receives Lawsuit for Rejecting HIV-Positive Passengers

The three were to travel from Shenyang in the northeast to Shijiazhuang, south of Beijing.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Health

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Red Cross Dispel Sex Workers Myths in HIV Education

When MG first arrived in the dusty transit town of Musina, northern South Africa - fleeing from the fighting Zimbabwe in 2008 - as an undocumented worker, she started off doing odd jobs.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, World News, South Africa, Africa, Health

Modern Healthcare

CMS considers covering HIV screening for all Medicare beneficiaries

The CMS has accepted a request from HIV/AIDS advocates to consider paying for HIV screening of all Medicare beneficiaries without regard to perceived risk behavior rather than only for pregnant women and those at high risk for the virus.

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Blaze

Freddie for a Day campaign to raise funds for AIDS Trust of Australia

Hard Rock Cafes all over the globe will be joining together on September 5 to help raise funds and awareness of the fight against AIDS.

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Related Topix: Health, Australia, Oceania, World News, Pop/Rock, Queen

Medical News

iCo reports study results of Oral Amp B drug candidate targeting latent HIV reservoirs

The study, conducted by ImmuneCarta, the immune monitoring business unit of Caprion, evaluated in vitro effectiveness of Oral Amp B in reactivating latent HIV viral reservoirs which remain present in individuals despite intensive treatment with antiretroviral therapy.

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Indybay.org

Sacramento Red Dress Party

The color red, found on the red ribbon, serves as a global symbol of HIV/AIDS awareness.

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International Business Times

HIV Breakthrough: Tampon With An Anti-HIV Drug For Women

Researchers from the University of Washington came up with a new product, which is similar to that of a tampon and contains an anti-HIV drugs to help protect against HIV.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Washington

Mon Aug 18, 2014

POZ

People With HIV Have High Risk of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease

Rates of invasive pneumococcal disease are markedly higher among people living with HIV when compared with HIV-negative people, aidsmap reports.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Philippines Today

HIV/AIDS forum for Dumaguete clergy, religious set Tuesday

Members of the clergy and religious organizations of the Diocese of Dumaguete will be attending a forum on Tuesday to increase awareness on the human immune system disease known as the human immunodeficiency virus infection/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome .

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Related Topix: Health, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

SFGate

Trial delay ordered in phony AIDS research case

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Health, Des Moines, IA, Science / Technology

POZ

Do you know an older person newly diagnosed with HIV?

Nancy Asha Molock did the right thing. When Molock - a striking, bright-smiled 63-year-old retired Philadelphia schoolteacher - started dating again in 2000 after divorce ended a 17-year marriage that produced two kids, she'd heard the reports that sexually active midlife folks were susceptible to HIV and should wear condoms with partners of ... (more)

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Iol.co.za

Frightening new HIV stats shock

More than 6.4 million South Africans are living with HIV - that's the Moses Mabhida Stadium filled to capacity 100 times - with almost 400 000 new infections recorded last year, according to new statistics.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, South Africa, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine,

Reuters

Belgian infant contracts HIV via breast milk

In 2012, a one-year-old boy in Belgium acquired HIV through his mother's breast milk, a rare but not impossible form of transmission in industrialized countries, doctors say.

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Philippines Today

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

The number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome in the Philippines is projected to hit 32,379 by the end of 2014, according to the Department of Health .

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Medical News Today

Killer T cells may be impaired by drugs that flush out HIV, hindering eradication

Histone deacetylase inhibitors have shown promise in "flushing out" HIV from latently infected cells, potentially exposing the reservoirs available for elimination by cytotoxic T lymphocytes , also called killer T cells.

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Ghanamma.com

Youth Warned Against Indiscriminate Sex

An HIV/AIDS patient, Ms. Helena Arkoh has advised the youth, particularly school children to avoid having indiscriminate sex in order not to contract the HIV virus.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Harm Reduction Journal

Ethnic- and gender-specific differences in the prevalence of HIV...

We have sought to identify ethnic- and gender-specific differences in HIV prevalence among heroin users receiving opioid maintenance treatment in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland.

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El Paso Times

El Paso's GLBT community opens new OUTright Center with social and health services

But thanks to a $50,000 donation from the Elton John AIDS Foundation, the organization has opened the OUTright Center, which will allow it to better serve the area's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in a spacious location on West Yandell.

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Related Topix: Health, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, El Paso, TX

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