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Sequester Could Lead to Large Cuts to AIDS Treatment Programs

Sequester Could Lead to Large Cuts to AIDS Treatment Programs

The AIDS Drug Assistance Program is among the many federal programs that will take a hit if $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts go through March 1, and those cuts could potentially lead to an increase in HIV transmission, the...

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February 28, 2013 Center Well, Health, Politics
Criminalization of HIV nondisclosure may discourage testing, study indicates

Criminalization of HIV nondisclosure may discourage testing, study indicates

LANSING — A team of researchers has published findings that they say indicate criminalization of HIV may discourage testing and hinder efforts to prevent the spread of the disease....

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July 23, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health
VIDEO: Bryan Fischer says HIV does not cause AIDS

VIDEO: Bryan Fischer says HIV does not cause AIDS

Adding to an ongoing list of controversial statements, American Family Association President Bryan Fischer is now claiming that HIV is not the cause of AIDS or the AIDS epidemic....

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January 7, 2012 Uncategorized
Obama pledges major funding increase for HIV/AIDS treatment

Obama pledges major funding increase for HIV/AIDS treatment

President Obama announced last week that $50 million in additional funds will be going toward treatment and care for people living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S....

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December 5, 2011 Center Well, Politics
AIDS-free generation is U.S. priority, says Hillary Clinton

AIDS-free generation is U.S. priority, says Hillary Clinton

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday announced new U.S. initiatives to fight the spread of AIDS. She made the announcement in a speech at the National Institutes of Health....

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November 8, 2011 Health, Politics

Studies show HIV medications used as preventive measure can fight infections

HIV researchers on Wednesday announced that two new studies on the use of anti-retroviral medications as a preventative measure in those not infected with the virus that causes AIDS have proven effective in heterosexuals....

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July 13, 2011 Center Well, Health

Simultaneous HIV and AIDS diagnosis occurs frequently in the United States

Americans infected with HIV are often finding out that not only are they infected with the virus, but it has done significant enough damage to their immune system that they fit the clinical diagnosis of AIDS....

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June 12, 2011 Health, Top Stories
In new guide, CDC says gay, bisexual men should be tested for HIV every three to six months

In new guide, CDC says gay, bisexual men should be tested for HIV every three to six months

On the 30th anniversary of the first American publication to note a strange new disease in previously healthy gay men, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has issued a new guidance on how often gay, bisexual or...

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June 7, 2011 Health, Top Stories

New study: Marijuana could slow HIV

A study documented today in the June issue of the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses concludes that THC, the active ingredient in marijuana may slow the spread of simian immunodeficiency (SIV) in monkeys. SIV is essentially the simian...

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May 27, 2011 Center Well, Health

Department of Justice warns states about discrimination against HIV-positive individuals

The U.S. Department of Justice has sent a letter to the attorneys general of all 50 states requesting assistance in quashing discrimination against HIV-positive people in certain training programs....

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March 25, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Top Stories

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This Tuesday, May 22! Gubernatorial candidates discuss their policies around work and working families

The Colorado Independent’s Tina Griego will be moderating this gubernatorial forum centered on issues related to working families, labor rights, protections for immigrants and refugees, […]

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Of eight candidates for Colorado governor, who would release their tax returns?

Read my lips: No view taxes. That’s what some candidates in Colorado’s eight-person race for governor, Republican and Democrat, are saying about the prospect of […]

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