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#Coleg Notebook: Senate supports ‘sticky’ syringe-surrender program

Resolving a sticky situation  Bills dealing with drug use and looking to lessen harmful impacts are winning solid bipartisan support this session. Last month, the […]...

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February 18, 2015 #coleg notebook, Just In
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

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
Suthers opposes Obama move to strike laws criminalizing HIV tramission

Suthers opposes Obama move to strike laws criminalizing HIV tramission

Earlier this month, the Obama administration detailed a plan asking states to phase out laws that make HIV transmission a crime. In Colorado, the move would affect at least three laws related to sex crimes and prostitution. Attorney General John...

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July 22, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Man charged with spitting while HIV positive was denied meds in detention

Man charged with spitting while HIV positive was denied meds in detention

HIV positive William O'Kelly was arrested and charged with attempted second-degree assault with a deadly weapon because he allegedly spit on another man in a dispute. Yet when he was taken into custody, authorities held him for 24 hours...

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July 6, 2010 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, 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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The Home Front: A legal challenge to Boulder’s ‘ban on assault weapons’ hits 24 hours after it was voted into law

“Cody Wisniewski made good on his threat Tuesday night to sue Boulder and its council, mounting a legal challenge to the city’s ban on assault […]

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