Society's values decaying

...Disease Control and Prevention estimated recently that there are 35 million people globally living with the HIV virus that causes AIDS. In the United States, the CDC states, 1.1 million people are thought to be infected, and each year there are 50,000...

HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

...celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic might be slowing in the U.S...Patrick Sullivan, an Emory University AIDS researcher who was not involved in the...research, issued ahead of the International AIDS Conference that starts today in Melbourne...

Small price for fishing license aids local wildlife management; fishing without license costly in Georgia

It costs residents only $9 for a one-year fishing license in Georgia, but local rangers say there are still some who chance getting caught casting without a permit on state waters.

Atlanta's civil rights museum also looks at other struggles

...disability rights in the U.S.; women's rights in Iran; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in Russia; and HIV/AIDS issues in China.Another exhibit explores the ethical footprint of consumer products. It explains that workers who harvest...

Exercise as the fountain of youth

...treat a host of age-related ailments, said Dr. Andrea Cheville, a Mayo Clin ic expert on exercise in the elderly.Exercise aids weight control, healthy cholesterol, blood pressure, mood and sleep. It lowers the risk for cancer, brittle bones and Alzheimer's...

NFL sued by group of ex-players over use of painkillers

...and Vicodin, anti-inflammatories such as Toradol, and sleep aids such as Ambien.Toradol, which can be injected, was described...injections and pills before games, players got more drugs and sleep aids after games, "to be washed down by beer," the lawsuit says...

Aiken County holds pauper burials

...drinking problem and struggled with daily life.He was the third child Bisou has had to bury after both her daughters died from AIDS, one in 2009 and the other in 2013."I just feel lost and empty inside, but the prayers and these people here help," she...

Hall of Famers believe Michael Sam will be accepted in NFL

...a critical topic, people are talking about it all the time and I think the world is different. Remember Magic Johnson with AIDS? It starts with education. He'll be judged on football."Carson, who retired in 1988 after 13 seasons in New York, said...

Panel looks for answers to the rural health care crisis

...waited frankly until an election year" to confront the rural health problem.Their actions "have been short-term Band-Aids on a very serious problem," said Carter, who added that he supports Georgia moving forward on Medicaid expansion.Jimmy Lewis...

Colin Kaepernick receives lucrative six-year extension from 49ers

...the pain.Among them were the painkillers Percodan, Percocet and Vicodin, anti-inflammatories such as Toradol, and sleep aids such as Ambien. Lead attorney Steven Silverman said some teams filled out prescriptions in players' names without their knowledge...