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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

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Annual AIDS Walk Seeks To Raise Awareness About Prevention And Treatment Of HIV, AIDS

In 2013, the event drew some 30,000 walkers who participated to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS and to raise money for prevention and treatment.

05/17/2014

Insulin Pen

L.I. Hospital: Reused Insulin Pen Part May Mean Hepatitis, HIV Risk For Patients

The South Nassau Communities Hospital has advised that some patients who received injections from an insulin pen should get tested for hepatitis and HIV.

03/11/2014

A researcher looks at cells through a microscope (file/credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

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

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

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

Greg Louganis (Photo credit should read SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Olympic Diving Champion Greg Louganis To Marry Johnny Chaillot In Fall

Former Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall. People magazine says the 53-year-old Louganis will marry paralegal Johnny Chaillot.

06/18/2013

Bailey-Holt House on Christopher Street in Manhattan (file / credit: Google Maps)

HIV, AIDS Patients To Start Moving Back Into West Village Residence After Sandy

Dozens of HIV and AIDS patients who were forced from their West Village home because of superstorm Sandy will start moving back in this week.

01/22/2013

Bailey-Holt House on Christopher Street in Manhattan (file / credit: Google Maps)

Manhattan HIV, AIDS Patients Still Homeless After Sandy

At the height of superstorm Sandy, the Hudson River shattered the glass doors and swamped the Bailey-Holt House on Christopher Street.

11/30/2012

Doutzen Kroes Victoria's Secret Model On The Couch

Victoria’s Secret Model Doutzen Kroes Seeks To Raise Awareness Of HIV, AIDS

Victoria’s Secret super model Doutzen Kroes is the ambassador for Dance4Life, a global movement seeking to educate young people about HIV and AIDS.

10/26/2012

AIDS Walk New York (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Roughly 45,000 Take Part In 27th Annual AIDS Walk New York To Raise Money, Awareness

45,000 people walked up to 6.2 miles in the 27th annual AIDS Walk New York on Sunday to raise money for AIDS research. It’s the largest HIV/AIDS fundraiser in the world, benefiting the Gay Men’s Health Crisis and other HIV/AIDS charities.

05/20/2012

Madeleine Lippey (credit: Do Write Campaign on Facebook)

Stories From Main Street: Greenwich Teen Helps Young People Around The World

December is Universal Human Rights Month and a teenager in Greenwich, Conn. has found a way to give a voice to young people all over the world.

12/12/2011

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)

On World AIDS Day, NYC Health Dept. Recommends AIDS Drugs For Those With HIV

More than 110,000 people in New York City are infected with HIV, more than in any other U.S. city and about 75 percent of all cases in the state.

12/01/2011

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