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HIV Non-Disclosure May Not Be A Felony Anymore; California Lawmakers Want To Reduce Liability To Misdemeanor; What Are The Implications?

By Marguerite Chang - Mar 20, 2017 05:30 AM EDT

California aims to lower down non-disclosure of HIV to misdemeanor from felony.

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HIV Latest Updates 2016; UK Hairdresser Arrested For Allegedly Spreading HIV; Only 46% Of Infected Worldwide Receive Treatment

By Maria Follet - Dec 30, 2016 05:00 PM EST

The World Health Organization has been undertaking steps to end the spread of HIV.

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Apple Joins World AIDS Day Cause, Launches RED iPhone Battery Case For Charity

By Erika Ivene - Dec 01, 2016 10:08 AM EST

Apple, Inc. seems to care not just for its profits but for AIDS awareness as well. The leading smartphone company launches a special iPhone case for charity.

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Infectious Diseases In The United States: The Country's Condition With Risk And Threat Of Infectious Diseases. Is It Increasing Or Declining?

By Michael Davis - Nov 24, 2016 07:22 PM EST

The best practice people did in the past years helped decrease the problem with infectious diseases. This dramatic success in the United States is a milestone that the legacy should be continued.

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Growing Risk of HIV in the US

By Michael Davis - Oct 30, 2016 08:12 PM EDT

No one will ever die of HIV, but it causes for opportunistic disease to end a life. Getting tested earlier, campaign for awareness, and abstinence will help reduce the spread of HIV.

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HIV Vaccine Trials to Be Conducted In South Africa

By Jenn Loro - May 28, 2016 09:34 AM EDT

Following promising results in earlier trials in Thailand in 2009, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced a large-scale trial to take place in South Africa in November this year. An ongoing preliminary safety trial in South Africa also yielded positive results giving scientists hope that the November trial will produce an HIV-AIDS vaccine once and for all.

Disturbing New Sex Roulette Parties Have Teens Engage in Unprotected Sex in a Group Knowing that One Participant is Inflicted with HIV

Disturbing New Sex Roulette Parties Have Teens Engage in Unprotected Sex in a Group Knowing that One Participant is Inflicted with HIV

By Kanika Gupta - May 21, 2016 08:13 PM EDT

This new disturbing trend gives parents yet another reason to keep a check on their teenage children. Dangerous sex roulette parties have emerged where teens engage in unprotected sex in a group where one of the participants is HIV positive. This trend is rising in Spain and is capable of spreading to other parts of the world.

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HIV Patients Less Likely To Have Cancer Treatments, Study Says

By Jenn Loro - May 21, 2016 09:20 AM EDT

HIV patients diagnosed with various types of HIV-linked cancers are reportedly experiencing disparities in getting the healthcare treatment they need. Despite the medical advancement in anti-HIV medications, HIV-positive cancer patients remain largely cut-off from the medical healthcare system.

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New York Governor Cuomo Discusses Package To Fight HIV/AIDS Epidemic

By R. Siva Kumar - May 17, 2016 09:44 AM EDT

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo hopes to reduce HIV/AIDS cases in New York from 3,000 to 750 per year by 2020 and announces a legislation package to boost his efforts.

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Mariah Carey's Brother Called Her 'Evil Witch' For Not Helping Sister Pay Hospital Bills

By Jenn Loro - Mar 14, 2016 09:23 AM EDT

Following her magical moments with new found love James Packer, Mariah Carey is recently lambasted with fresh rumors saying she abandoned her brother Morgan and sister Allison. Morgan also testified in the media that the diva did not help her ailing sister in her surgery and hospital bills.

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Study says there was a ‘Charlie Sheen Effect’ on HIV Awareness

By Cheri Cheng - Feb 22, 2016 04:11 PM EST

Charlie Sheen's story about his journey with HIV helped increase awareness, a new study says.

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293 Patients in Massachusetts might have been exposed to HIV, Hepatitis

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 23, 2016 11:21 AM EST

A hospital in Massachusetts says nearly 300 patients could have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis B and C.

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FDA Ends Lifetime Ban on Gay, Bisexual Male Blood Donors

By Cheri Cheng - Dec 21, 2015 02:30 PM EST

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual male blood donors.

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Charlie Sheen Ignores Ex Brett Rossi Lawsuit; Calls Her An Extortionist

By Jenn Loro - Dec 09, 2015 09:13 AM EST

Charlie Sheen's ex accused him of assault and wanted him to pay for the damages.

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Cambodian Quack Lands 25-Year Prison Term For Spreading HIV

By Peter R - Dec 03, 2015 02:18 PM EST

A Cambodian court on Thursday held that 56-year-old Yem Chrin intentionally infected others using unsterilized needles.

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