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Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association observes HIV testing week

The first national HIV Testing Week in the United States will be observed from Sunday through Saturday. Free, confidential, rapid testing is available...
Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Baltimore man

...than a cheer."We ain't worried about the indictment. We want a conviction," said Michael Banks, 44.Lisa Logan, an HIV-awareness advocate, said she's glad the case is proceeding. But she doesn't understand why the van driver faces more...
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Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association (Four A's): "It's All About Life" group exhibit

...Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association invites the Juneau community to celebrate its 30th year in service to Alaskans living with HIV and AIDS. Four A's First Friday Art Show, themed "It's All About Life" (which is Four A's tagline) will have work...
SEARHC honors National HIV Testing Day on Monday

The 17th annual National HIV Testing Day takes place Monday, and the SouthEast Alaska Regional...encourages people to "Take The Test, Take Control" by being tested for HIV. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) can be spread in several ways, with...
Earlier HIV therapy protects against AIDS virus' spread

WASHINGTON - Treating HIV right away, before patients are too sick...what scientists have long believed - that HIV medicines don't just benefit the patient...ahead of schedule to get the word out. When HIV patients should start taking antiviral drugs...
Gay discrimination bill opens father-son split

...It seemed like a breakthrough, since the younger Miller is an HIV-positive gay activist and his father Rick is a conservative...a yeller."In 2006, the younger Miller was diagnosed with HIV. It took three years for him to tell his parents, and he did...
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Patients' medical records under threat

...patients to avoid giving doctors sensitive information about their health, including substance abuse, mental health problems, and HIV status."Loss of trust in an electronic health information system could seriously undermine efforts to improve health and health...
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SEARHC celebrates Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

SITKA - The second National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day takes place on Thursday...Native Hawai'ians who have been affected by HIV/AIDS. On March 20, an information table about the impact of HIV/AIDS on Alaska Natives will be set up in...
Outside editorial: HIV-AIDS continues to ensnare young gays

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of HIV-AIDS data from 33 states between 2001 and 2006 revealed a distressing trend: HIV infection in young gay men rose 12 percent...retroviral drugs for those with AIDS and HIV, the virus that causes the disease, has...
Alaska rates rank high in chlamydia, low in HIV

...serious sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, according to reports by the state Division...gonorrhea and 28th in syphilis but low in HIV. "We have a low prevalency rate in the...manager of the Section of Epidemiology's HIV/STD program. The most common method of...


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