HIV

Health & Wellness

CDC Awards $339 Million to Health Departments for High-Impact HIV Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has begun awarding a total of almost $339 million to state and local…

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National News

HIV-Infected Man Fights to Become Atlanta Officer

A former investigator with the city of Los Angeles claims Atlanta police rejected his job application solely because he has…

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Columns

HIV Rates For U.S. Urban Black Women Much Higher Than Previous Estimates

The study found that the rate of HIV infection is five times higher for black women than previous CDC estimates.…

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Health & Wellness

FDA delays decision on first drug to prevent HIV

Federal health regulators have delayed a decision on whether to approve the first pill shown to prevent HIV infection, the…

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Columns

Spreading the Word, Turning the Tide: Black Clergy Work to End AIDS

A new study reveals that for black clergy members, traditional barriers to talking about HIV prevention are giving way to…

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Health & Wellness

US trying out free rapid AIDS test at drugstores

U.S. health officials have set up a $1.2 million pilot program to that will offer free rapid HIV tests at…

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Health & Wellness

FDA Approves First Over-The-Counter Home Use HIV Test Kit

OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, the first over-the-counter, self-administered HIV test kit, received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval July 3.

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Columns

FDA Approves Over-the-Counter In-Home HIV Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first rapid over the counter HIV test for sale directly…

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Health & Wellness

FDA approves first pill to help prevent HIV

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, the…

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Health & Wellness

Researchers report more condom use among teenagers

More high school students are using condoms than 20 years ago, but progress has stalled with a lot of work…

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