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Hiv Infection

HIV Home Screenings May One Day Be As Common As Pregnancy Tests

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Britain's first at-home HIV testing kit, which gives results in 15 minutes with 99.7 percent accuracy, went on sale April 27. The BioSure HIV Self-...

TLC's My Husband's Not Gay: Damaging for Mormons, Especially Gay Mormon Youth

Mitch Mayne | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mitch Mayne

While this program might seem like an accurate portrayal of the lives of gay Mormons, it's not. It's actually a symptom of a serious problem inside the LDS Church and our Mormon community when it comes to understanding LGBT individuals as a whole, and it proliferates a damaging -- and even deadly -- message, especially for LGBT Mormon youth.

New HIV Infections Decreasing, UN Reports

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living

* Deaths and new HIV infections drop as epidemic stabilizes * 13 million of the 35 million people with HIV get treatment ...

Global Rate Of HIV Infection Declines

Reuters | Kate Kelland | Posted 11.22.2013 | Healthy Living

LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The global rate of HIV infection and the number of AIDS-related deaths have been dramatically reduced, thanks to expandi...

Report: Many Poor Heterosexuals In U.S. Cities At Risk For HIV Infection

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2013 | Black Voices

* 2.3 percent of those tested were infected * Nearly half of those infected had never been tested March 14 (Reuters) - S...

Coming Out For A Second Time

David Duran | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Duran

I am not ashamed of my HIV-positive status, and I don't hide the fact that I have HIV, but I have never taken the time to write my personal viewpoint, mostly due to fear: fear of the response from the ignorant, or from people who are just hateful.

Lifting Up All Women

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 02.01.2016 | Black Voices
Valerie Jarrett

On Saturday, R&B legend Alicia Keys and I joined the Kaiser Family Foundation and the National Black Women's HIV/AIDS Network for an inspirational meeting with a community gathering of courageous black women living with HIV/AIDS.

Heroin Vaccine Found To Work On Rats

Posted 09.25.2011 | Healthy Living

In what could be a breakthrough for addiction treatment, researchers have found it's possible to vaccinate lab rats against the effects of heroin. ...

30 Years of HIV/AIDS: How Many More?

Mark Ishaug | Posted 08.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Ishaug

But make no mistake -- despite numerous advances, HIV/AIDS is not over. Every nine and a half minutes, someone in the United States becomes infected with the virus.

The Pope And Condoms: How AIDS Changed Catholicism

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Stanton Peele

The Pope is now aware that there are male prostitutes and condoms, neither of which had he previously acknowledged.

Saving the Lives of Mothers Worldwide

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Every hour, 40 pregnant women and new mothers around the world die -- and seven of those 40 perish not because of a lack of emergency obstetrical care, but because of HIV/AIDS.

National HIV Testing Day: An Epidemic in Our Nation's Capital

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Our country is succumbing to "AIDS fatigue" as infection rates have stayed high. But complacency does not save lives; more commitment, funding and science-based policies will.