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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

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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

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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

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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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Too Much Truth Recap: National HIV Testing Day

Some of our friends from WellStar stopped by the studio to give us a much needed update on practicing safe sex and HIV/AIDS awareness. Click the audio links and view the gallery of today’s show! […]

WAOK-AM–06/27/2012

HIV test at a free mobile testing center in Los Angeles offered by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and the Magic Johnson Foundation to provide HIV testing and education in minority communities of Los Angeles. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Launches Pilot Program Of Free HIV Tests At Drugstores

Would you go to a drugstore to get tested for AIDS?

06/26/2012

Efrain, an intravenous drug user, loads a box of hypodermic needles into a bag as he collected the needles and other injecting supplies at a mobile outreach site run by the Chicago Recovery Alliance on May 10, 2006 in Cicero, Ill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Study Finds HIV Rate Down In Needle-Drug Users

There’s some good news from the AIDS front: Fewer needle drug users are testing positive for HIV.

03/01/2012

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