Tag: world aids day

Top 10: N. Texas helped mark AIDS anniversary

No. 5 In 2011, the world marked three decades of AIDS. It was June 5, 1981, that the Centers for Disease Control first reported on five cases in which otherwise healthy young men, all gay, had been treated for pneumocystis...

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AOC to host new Magic Johnson HIV/AIDs clinic

Gould expects new clinic to open in April, giving HIV/AIDS patients in Tarrant County more options for care Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com FORT WORTH — Officials at AIDS Outreach Center of Tarrant County and...

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Hess marks 25 years with RCD

Co-workers call him the steadying force, the quiet authority and the keeper of institutional knowledge DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Craig Hess marked his 25th anniversary as an employee of Resource Center...

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On World AIDS Day: some HIV statistics

For World AIDS Day, here are some statistics gathered from the Centers for Disease Control and the Dallas County Department of Health about HIV/AIDS: • Someone becomes infected with HIV every 9½ minutes. • One in five people...

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DCHHS offering free HIV tests on World AIDS Day

Tomorrow — Thursday, Dec. 1 — is World AIDS Day, and special events are planned across the Metroplex, including an event at Main Street Garden at 7:30 p.m. in downtown Dallas, and a display of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial...

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SMU marks World AIDS Day with film screening

Dec. 1 isn’t just World AIDS Day — it’s also the 22nd annual Day With(out) Art, a movement launched in 1989 by the group Visual AIDS to mark the effect of the AIDS crisis on the arts community. In observance of the...

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World AIDS Day event planned in Plano

In addition to co-sponsoring the World AIDS Day event at the new Main Street Garden in Dallas, C.U.R.E. will host a commemoration in Plano. Billed as a ceremony of healing and hope, the Plano gathering will remember people lost...

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CURE postpones quilt display

Tyler Sweatman Tyler Sweatman, event director of CURE’s Dallas AIDS Memorial Quilt display, announced that the event has been postponed. Last week, he said, Pepsi pulled out as the event’s lead sponsor. The event was...

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