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Aids Infections

New HIV Infections Drop Since 2001, UN Says

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations AIDS agency on Friday urged increased funding for early treatment of people with HIV following a new interna...

Zimbabwe HIV Rate Declines As Men Can't Afford To Be Sugar Daddies

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Fewer Zimbabweans are getting infected with AIDS, and researchers speculate it's due in part to a battered economy tha...

Jersey City's Needle Exchange Program Takes Flight 'On a Wing and a Prayer'

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On July 1, public health activists breathed a sigh of relief as Hyacinth AIDS Foundation launched Jersey City’s first-ever syringe access progr...

Black Women and the AIDS Crisis

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

According to Dr. Kevin Fenton, director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS at the CDC, one in 30 black women will be diagnosed with HIV at some point in her lifetime. That is unacceptable.

Let's Talk About Jobs, Baby

Johnathon Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Johnathon Briggs

Congress should approve the $400 million in prevention funding so that we can stop talking about sex and start improving the health of all Americans-- not just the ones we morally agree with.

Obama: The Real Pro-Life Candidate

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

McCain and the "pro-lifers" may have sanctimony on their side, but that has proven ineffective at preventing abortion. Obama has the opportunity to go on the offensive and change the debate.

UN Study Shows Global AIDS Infections Stabilizing...

BBC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The rate at which people are infected with HIV may have peaked in the late 1990s, according to a UNAids report. It found the incidence of new HIV inf...