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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.

Immunocompromised during COVID-19 pandemic? Advice from local doctor

During the Coronavirus pandemic those who have immunodeficient or have other at-risk disorders have much to fear.  Dr. LeShonda Wallace says it is a time for vigilance and concern.

Dozens of HIV-positive S. African women forcibly sterilized

A scathing new report reveals that dozens of HIV-positive women were forced or coerced into sterilization after giving birth at public hospitals in South Africa.

Dental patients advised to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

Some patients treated by a Tennessee dentist have been advised to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.

Dance teacher pleads guilty to exposing teen boy to HIV

A dance teacher who appeared on a reality TV show has pleaded guilty in Tennessee to raping a teenage student and exposing him to the AIDS virus.

Police: Store robbed by man with syringe, threatened to give employee HIV

A Durham shoe store was robbed Monday evening by a man who threatened to give an employee HIV by stabbing them with a syringe, according to police.

2 cases of HIV confirmed from possible ‘vampire facials’ at spa

The New Mexico Department of Health is warning anyone who is considering “injection-related” procedures to verify they are being done by a licensed medical provider after two people contracted HIV at a now-closed spa.

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.

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported.

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Texas man seen with tiger arrested after high-speed chase

After a high-speed chase, Texas law enforcement arrested the man seen taking in a tiger spotted roaming loose in a Houston neighborhood Sunday. However, the tiger is still missing.

Get jazzed about live music returning to the Bellamy Mansion

After being cancelled last year, the annual Jazz at the Mansion returns to the Bellamy Mansion and Museum in Wilmington starting Thursday May 13 and running every second Thursday through September.

West Brunswick High football player, his brother identified as victims in fatal boating incident

A coroner has identified the two boaters found in the Intracoastal Waterway on Monday after they went missing Sunday night.

Police: Man beats, threatens to kill 91-year-old woman at Wilmington apartment

A man is accused of beating an elderly woman and threatening to kill her at a Wilmington apartment.