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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

New research finds that the pool of people with HIV silently lingering in their body may be up to 60 times larger than previous estimates. credit: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: 14 Patients ‘Functionally Cured’ Of HIV

French researchers say they have discovered a “functional cure” for 14 patients infected with HIV.

03/15/2013

Most Common STDs Decline For First Time In 30 Years (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Panel: Americans Aged 15 To 64 Should Get HIV Test At Least Once

There’s a new push to make testing for the AIDS virus as common as cholesterol checks.

11/20/2012

File photo of a jail cell. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Ala. Judge To Decide In Lawsuit Over HIV-Positive Inmates

It’s up to a federal judge in Montgomery to decide if the Alabama Department of Corrections can continue to isolate inmates who have tested positive for HIV even though the virus is no longer considered a death sentence.

11/19/2012

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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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[AUDIO] The Princess Monique Show 7/29/12

SUNDAY 7/29/12 ON THE PRINCESS MONIQUE SHOW *Why are back women getting butt injection? *Should someone that knows their positive HIV status be charged with attempted murder if they are having unprotected sex and not […]

07/29/2012

File photo of a rural area. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ga. Southern To Host Fall Conference On Rural HIV

Georgia Southern University is inviting health professionals from across the Southeast to its campus this fall for a training conference focused on HIV and AIDS in rural areas.

07/26/2012

File photo of NAACP sign. (Photo by Eric Kayne/Getty Images)

NAACP Develops Manual For Church Leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP has developed a manual to help the leaders of black churches to talk to their congregations about HIV and AIDS. It’s a recognition of the impact the disease has on […]

WAOK-AM–07/21/2012

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