First Lady Michelle Obama, Former President George Bush and former first ladies Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton and Rosalyn Carter attend the funeral of former First Lady Nancy Reagan on March 11, 2016. (Photo: Pool/ABC News)
6 months ago
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Hillary Clinton chided for praising Nancy Reagan’s AIDS role

Hillary Clinton apologized Friday after gay-rights and AIDS activists assailed her for saying Nancy Reagan helped start a "national conversation" about AIDS in the 1980s, when protesters were struggling to get more federal help in fighting the disease.
Victor Mooney stops in Carolina Beach in  July 2015 as he made his way rowing across the Atlantic to raise awareness for AIDS testing.
9 months ago
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AIDS activist arrives in NYC after rowing across Atlantic

A New Yorker who rowed across the Atlantic Ocean for AIDS awareness has made it home to Brooklyn, ending a 21-month journey.
Victor Mooney stops in Carolina Beach in  July 2015 as he made his way rowing across the Atlantic to raise awareness for AIDS testing.
1 year ago
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Goree Challenge rows into Carolina Beach

A man on a 5,000 mile Transatlantic row stops by Carolina Beach on his way to the Brooklyn Bridge.
GlaxoSmithKline, UNC form company aiming to find AIDS cure
1 year ago
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GlaxoSmithKline, UNC form company aiming to find AIDS cure

GlaxoSmithKline and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are teaming up to form a company which will look for a cure for AIDS.
Pain clinic agrees to settle HIV complaint
4 years ago
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Pain clinic agrees to settle HIV complaint

The US Justice Department is settling a claim against a North Carolina pain clinic that refused to treat a woman because she has AIDS.
AIDS quilt founder brings message to UNCW
4 years ago
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AIDS quilt founder brings message to UNCW

AIDS activist Cleve Jones, creator of the Aids Memorial Quilt, will share his story at UNCW. Jones began the quilt in 1987 as a tribute to those who lost their lives to the disease. What began as a single patch now contains more than 46,000 and weighs about 54 tons.
Clinton lauds headway in battle against AIDS
4 years ago
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Clinton lauds headway in battle against AIDS

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says it's possible to virtually eliminate HIV-infected births and the US is donating $80 million in new funding to help poor countries reach that goal.
New HIV infections in US hold steady at 50,000
5 years ago
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New HIV infections in US hold steady at 50,000

A new government report shows the number of Americans infected with the AIDS virus each year has been holding steady at about 50,000.
Drug stops HIV spread among heterosexual couples, not just gays
5 years ago
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Drug stops HIV spread among heterosexual couples, not just gays

Experts are calling it a breakthrough for Africa in its effort to fight back against AIDS. Two studies in Africa have found that an AIDS drug that was already shown to help prevent the spread of the virus in gay men also works for heterosexual men and women.
FDA approves new HIV drug from Johnson & Johnson
5 years ago
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FDA approves new HIV drug from Johnson & Johnson

The Food and Drug Administration says it approved a new HIV drug from Johnson & Johnson for patients who have not been treated with other medications for the virus.