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Tens Of Thousands Walk To Raise Money For AIDS Fight

The 30th annual AIDS Walk New York is raising money for GMHC (formerly Gay Men’s Health Crisis) and more than 40 other area AIDS service organizations.

05/17/2015

World AIDS Day

Gov. Cuomo Unveils Blueprint Aimed To Reduce Spread Of AIDS

Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the LGBT center on W. 13th Street Wednesday to unveil a blueprint that is intended to end the AIDS epidemic.

04/29/2015

FILE -- A past World AIDS Day March in New York City (credit: Getty Images)

NY Blueprint Lists Steps To End AIDS Scourge

The plan, requested last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and developed by a task force of 63 stakeholders, would expand steps that have already reduced deaths and newly diagnosed infections statewide to fractions of what they once were.

04/21/2015

City officials announce the number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has reached an all-time low. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

HIV Cases Hit All-Time Low In NYC

The city’s Department of Health released the good news on Monday — World AIDS Day.

12/01/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Unveils Plan To Combat HIV, AIDS

Currently, about 3,000 people in New York are diagnosed with HIV every year. State officials said Cuomo’s plan could cut that to 750 by 2020.

06/29/2014

Participaints in AIDS Walk New York on May 18, 2014 in Central Park (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Tens Of Thousands Participate In AIDS Walk New York

As more than 30,000 people walked through Central Park on Sunday in support of those living with HIV and AIDS, organizers said the demise of the AIDS epidemic is within reach.

05/18/2014

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Researchers Make Breakthrough In Effort To Cure AIDS Using Gene Therapy

Scientists have genetically engineered white blood cells to make them immune to the AIDS virus. Researchers say it seems safe and promising.

03/05/2014

Justine Sacco On Twitter

Terminated PR Executive Apologizes For Tweet Making Light Of AIDS In Africa

A New York public relations executive has issued a lengthy apology, after she lost her job for a tweet that made light of AIDS in Africa and race.

12/22/2013

World AIDS Day

Health Organizations Offer Free HIV/AIDS Testing

For the month of December the Long Island Association for AIDS Care, along with other health care organizations, will offer free confidential AIDS and HIV testing.

12/02/2013

Chinese residents hold balloons as they take part in an AIDS awareness program to mark the World AIDS Day in southwest China's municipality of Chongqing on December 1, 2011. (Photo credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Activists Gather In Times Square For World AIDS Day

A throng of activists rallied in Times Square Sunday to commemorate the 25th World AIDS Day.

12/01/2013

Victor Mooney plans another attempt to row across the Atlantic. (Credit: Victor Mooney.)

Queens Man To Make 4th Attempt To Row Across Atlantic

A Queens man said this weekend that he will once again attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean, in an effort to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS.

09/22/2013

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NJ Lawmakers Want Loophole Closed In Cases Involving Failure To Disclose HIV Infection

A retired Plainfield police captain was on trial in July for having sex with women and not telling them he’s HIV positive, but was acquitted after prosecutors were barred from obtaining medical records.

09/18/2013

Alicia Keys speaks at HIV community forum at Harlem Hospital, August 22, 2013. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Singer Alicia Keys Promotes HIV Awareness At Harlem Hospital

While the message remains the same – get tested and use protection to help fight the spread of HIV – Keys said it’s important to keep promoting that message.

08/22/2013

A man listens to an iPod  player through earphones (Photo Illustration by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Eye On New York: A New Public Health Initiative, The Museum Of Mathematics, And More

This week Eye On New York looks at Mayor Bloomberg’s newest public health initiative, the only museum of mathematics in the northern hemisphere, and a major development in the fight against AIDS.

03/10/2013

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NJ Company Admits Marketing Drug Meant For Those With AIDS To Geriatric Patients

Officials from Woodcliff Lake-based Par Pharmaceutical Cos. pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal misbranding Tuesday in federal court in Newark.

03/05/2013

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