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Viles of HIV specimens (credit: Mark Lennihan, AP Photo)

Nassau County Budget Cuts Hit Long Island AIDS Charity Hard

For nearly the past twenty years, the Long Island Minority AIDS Coalition has been offering free anonymous HIV testing on college campuses.

07/06/2011

AIDS Walk New York

Eye On New York: On Health

In this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2′s Dana Tyler examines the role that HIV and AIDS play in the city.

05/08/2011

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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

Lawrence Hospital - Bronxville, NY - File / Photo: New York Presbyterian Healthcare System

Hepatitis Scare At Lawrence Hospital In Bronxville

The state Health Department says 10 patients who had surgery in January at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville should be tested for hepatitis and HIV infections.

03/11/2011

Rockland Psychiatric Center - Orangeburg, NY - File / Photo: New York State Office of Mental Health

Hepatitis And HIV Warning In Rockland County

If your blood was tested at one Rockland County medical facility, you may have reason to worry.

02/16/2011

Bailey House Auction and Party (Photo: BaileyHouse.org)

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

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Health Department Rolls Out New HIV Prevention Ads

New York City’s Health Department is no stranger to controversial health campaigns, will this be one of them?

02/08/2011

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

Hailey Rodriguez (credit: CBS 2)

Child Pricks Herself On Dirty Needle In Hospital

For the next six months, Hailey will continue taking the medication to see if any tests come back positive.

10/23/2010

Three-year-old Hailey Rodriguez may have been infected with HIV or hepatitis after she accidentally pricked herself with used needles at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.

Bronx Girl, 3, May Have HIV After Needle Accident

A three-year-old could have HIV after she was accidentally pricked with a needle at a Bronx hospital.

10/22/2010

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Report: Wife Accuses Ex-Met Alomar Of HIV Exposure

Roberto Alomar’s wife has accused the former baseball star in divorce papers of having unprotected sex with her despite knowing that he is HIV-positive.

WFAN–10/07/2010

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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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