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Study: New Experimental Drug Shot Every 1 To 3 Months Could Cut Risk Of Getting HIV

Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.

03/04/2014

Prosecutors say Craig Davis did not disclose to a sexual partner that he had been diagnosed as HIV positive. (Getty Images)

Georgia Man Convicted For Not Disclosing His HIV Status

Prosecutors say Craig Davis failed to tell a sexual partner he had been diagnosed as HIV-positive.

01/22/2014

A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Autism Speaks)

Gov. Proposes Autism Coverage In State Health Plan

Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing the state employee health plan cover treatment of autism, a move applauded by advocates who say early intervention can improve behavior and quality of life.

01/16/2014

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Study: Cats May Be Key To HIV Vaccine

A study finds the virus that causes AIDS in cats could contain proteins to help create a vaccine for the virus that causes AIDS in humans.

10/05/2013

Young children and certain other people with the AIDS virus should be started on medicines as soon as they are diagnosed, the World Health Organization says in new guidelines that also recommend earlier treatment for adults.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

WHO: HIV Treatment Must Begin At Diagnosis To Stop Spread

Young children and certain other people with the AIDS virus should be started on medicines as soon as they are diagnosed, the World Health Organization says in new guidelines that also recommend earlier treatment for adults.

07/01/2013

File photo of acupuncture being administered to a patient. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Music Teacher Claiming To Be Healer Accused Of Infecting 16 With HIV

An unlicensed acupuncturist is facing charges after reportedly infecting 16 people with HIV through his illegal practice.

03/18/2013

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The Mo Ivory Show…A Day To Remember And Act On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Within African American communities, HIV is far-reaching – affecting men and women, gay and straight, young and older alike. Young African American men – particularly gay and bisexual youth – are, by far, the most […]

WAOK-AM–02/07/2013

A new study finds that young couples often sexually engage their former relationship partners.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Study: Sex Among Exes Common In Young Adults

Repeating sexual intercourse after a break-up process is common among young adults – and also poses health risks.

01/25/2013

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No More Waiting List For HIV/AIDS Drugs

ATLANTA (AP) — Low-income and uninsured Georgians who need assistance getting drugs to treat HIV and AIDS no longer need to wait on a list for help. The state has eliminated its waiting list two […]

WAOK-AM–08/26/2012

Dr. Jose Antonio Leon takes a blood sample for a quick HIV test, during an activity sponsored by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) to celebrate the World Condom Day, in Mexico City, on Feb. 11, 2011. (credit: ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers Find Mysterious New AIDS-Like Disease

Researchers have identified a mysterious new disease that has left scores of people in Asia and some in the United States with AIDS-like symptoms even though they are not infected with HIV.

08/25/2012

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