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HIV

Pain clinic agrees to settle HIV complaint

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The US Justice Department is settling a claim against a North Carolina pain clinic that refused to treat a woman because she has AIDS. Full story...
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Clinton lauds headway in battle against AIDS

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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. Full story...
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FDA approves first pill to help prevent HIV

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The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS. Full story...
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New HIV infections in US hold steady at 50,000

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

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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. Full story...
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FDA approves new HIV drug from Johnson & Johnson

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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. Full story...
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Feds take action against bogus cures for HIV

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Federal health officials are cracking down on bogus pills and supplements that claim to cure sexually transmitted diseases like HIV, herpes and genital warts. Full story...
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A look at HIV cases in the US

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A new website offers the first of its kind county – a level look at HIV cases in the US. According to www.MapHIV.org, the infection is concentrated in about 20 percent of American counties, with the highest numbers of cases in population centers like New York and California. Full story...
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