AIDS
Pain clinic agrees to settle HIV complaint
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 1:53pm.

The US Justice Department is settling a claim against a North Carolina pain clinic that refused to treat a woman because she has AIDS.

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AIDS quilt founder brings message to UNCW
Submitted by Matt Ray on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 4:51pm.

video 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.

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Clinton lauds headway in battle against AIDS
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/23/2012 - 10:26am.

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.

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New HIV infections in US hold steady at 50,000
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/03/2011 - 2:40pm.

A new government report shows the number of Americans infected with the AIDS virus each year has been holding steady at about 50,000.

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Drug stops HIV spread among heterosexual couples, not just gays
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/13/2011 - 3:14pm.

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.

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FDA approves new HIV drug from Johnson & Johnson
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/20/2011 - 12:36pm.

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.

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Feds take action against bogus cures for HIV
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 2:14pm.

Federal health officials are cracking down on bogus pills and supplements that claim to cure sexually transmitted diseases like HIV, herpes and genital warts.

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