Tag: hiv infections

Knowledge is power

A generation of young people have never known a world without AIDS, but their complacency means new infections continue People who weren’t yet born when AIDS first emerged are today most at risk for becoming HIV positive — an...

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We Were Here, AIDS documentary at 14 Pews

We Were Here, the award winning documentary of the early days of the AIDS crisis, premiers at 14 Pews theater (800 Aurora) Saturday, November 20, at 4:30 pm. The film, from director David Weissman, will be proceeded by a panel...

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Big changes ahead for ASOs

AIDS agencies have to look for ways to branch out if they want to survive and thrive under health care reform Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com An estimated 1.2 million people in the United States are living...

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Abounding Prosperity receives $1.7 million grant

South Dallas prevention organization targets population hardest hit by new HIV infections DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Abounding Prosperity, a South Dallas-based AIDS education organization, has been...

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UN urges more funds for early HIV treatment

Report comes on heels of study showing medicines dramatically reduce spread of virus EDITH M. LEDERER | Associated Press UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations AIDS agency on Friday urged increased funding for early treatment of...

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We are ‘greater than AIDS’

A LOOK BACK | Elton John, right, is joined by Ryan White, left, and Jason Robertson, both suffering from AIDS, as he performs at “For the Love of Children” benefit for children with AIDS and other serious illnesses in 1988....

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AIDS breakthrough: Gel helps prevent infection

MARILYNN MARCHIONE  |  AP Medical Writer MILWAUKEE — For the first time, a vaginal gel has proved capable of blocking the AIDS virus: It cut in half a woman’s chances of getting HIV from an infected partner in a study in...

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