AIDS

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NYC Patient Infected With AIDS Virus Through Kidney Transplant

The case is considered extremely rare, but some health officials noted that there is no strict policy for when live donors should be tested for the AIDS virus before a transplant.

03/17/2011

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23rd Annual Bailey House Auction and Party To Support Those With AIDS & HIV

Help take a stand against the spread of HIV & AIDS by supporting the Bailey House Auction and Party on Wednesday, February 23rd at the Lexington Avenue Armory.

02/11/2011

FILE - This May 26, 2006 file photo, shows a close up of Gilead Sciences Inc.'s Truvada pill in a lab in a Foster City, Calif.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Study: AIDS Pill Helps Gay Men Avoid HIV Infection

Scientists have an exciting breakthrough in the fight against AIDS.

11/23/2010

President Barack Obama

Obama Heckled At NYC Fundraiser

President Barack Obama got heckled at a fundraiser Wednesday night by protesters pushing for more funding for AIDS programs and quicker action to allow gays to serve openly in the military.

09/22/2010

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Teacher Settles Suit Against NYC

A New York City teacher who was suspended for allowing students to use sexually explicit language in a class on HIV/AIDS has settled her claim against the city for $45,000.

08/31/2010

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Study: Anti-AIDS Gel Helps Prevent Infection

NEW YORK (CBS) ―Researchers are reporting a breakthrough against AIDS. A vaginal gel containing an AIDS drug cut in half a woman’s chances of getting HIV from an infected partner. The results need to be […]

07/28/2010

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Study: Treating HIV Also Prevents Its Spread

NEW YORK (CBS) ―Provocative new research shows that treating people with the AIDS virus can provide a powerful bonus: It cuts the risk that they will infect others. New infections plummeted in parts of Canada […]

07/28/2010

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NJ Cuts Access To Free AIDS Drug

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS/AP) – Some 950 HIV-positive patients in New Jersey will soon now longer receive free AIDS medications. The new budget enacted this month will change income eligibility from $54,150 to $32,490 on Aug. 1. […]

07/28/2010

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