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Study finds long-acting shot helps women avoid HIV infection

A new study suggests a shot of an experimental medicine every two months works better than daily pills to help keep women from catching HIV.

AIDS Memorial Quilt comes to Cape Fear for remembrance and education

World AIDS Day is Sunday and the Cape Fear region will be able to commemorate it with panels of the famed AIDS Memorial Quilt.

Seeds of Healing wants ILM to #thinkred for HIV and AIDs awareness

Seeds of Healing, Wilmington held it's second annual "Think Red" event to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS.

Lawsuit: Fellow camper coerced unattended kids into sex acts

Lawsuits against Duke University allege that counselors at a camp for chronically ill children negligently left campers unattended while one child coerced others into sex acts — allegations that Duke denies.

HIV Survivor: HIV/AIDS “is not a death sentence”

December 1 marked the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day. It is the international day of AIDS awareness and a day to remember those lost to the disease.

Scientist claiming gene-edited babies reports 2nd pregnancy

A Chinese researcher who claims to have helped make the world's first genetically edited babies says a second pregnancy may be underway.

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.

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.

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.

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.