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...Metropolitan Community Church of Our Redeemer and Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta; Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV infections. Zero deaths from AIDS-related illness. Zero discrimination, themeFULL GOSPEL BUSINESS MEN'S FELLOWSHIP IN AMERICA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-11-28/faith-calendar
New once-a-day pill for hepatitis C wins FDA approval

...Never before has a drug been priced at this level for such a large population." About 25 percent of people with HIV infection are also infected with hepatitis C.Other groups noted that the eight-week regimen could make the medicine more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/new-once-day-pill-hepatiti
Faith Calendar

...Metropolitan Community Church of Our Redeemer and Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta; Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV infections. Zero deaths from AIDS-related illness. Zero discrimination, themeGRACE UNITED METHODIST: Return to Bethlehem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-11-21/faith-calendar
Sex questions still taboo on teen survey

...qualify for the extra funds. HIV takes a heavy toll in Georgia. The state had the fifth-highest number of new HIV infections in 2011. Georgia has the 17th-highest teenage birth rate in the nation, though that rate is declining.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-16/sex-questions-still-taboo-te
HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

NEW YORK - The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-07-19/hiv-diagnosis-rate-fell-th
Program targets HIV in black women

...women get treatment for substance abuse and mental health problems, two factors that increase the risk of getting an HIV infection or spreading it.The program, SHE PREVAILS, is funded by a three-year, $1.6 million federal grant."We want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-17/program-targets-hiv-black-wo
Pupils will get the wrong message about sex education

...ACCORDING to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website: "Recommendations for prevention of STD, including HIV infection, should emphasize that risk of infection is most effectively reduced through abstinence or sexual intercourse with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2010-10-10/pupils-will-get-
Opinion columns | Opinion
Health-care letter lacked perspective

...unfortunately -- our diversity includes racial and ethnic groups prone to abuse their own health, including high rates of HIV infections from risky sex, drug and alcohol abuse, tobacco use, homicide, gang-related violence, incarceration for criminal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/02/let_561674.shtml
Letters
We shouldn't pay for the irresponsible

...the solution to their medical bills? How many people have unprotected sex, risking sexually transmitted diseases, HIV infection and pregnancy, expecting others to pay the bill for medicines and abortions? How many people won't spend a few...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/25/let_512578.shtml
Letters
Victim of British tainted blood scandal speaks out

...Scotland --- Robert Mackie trembles with rage when he describes how he and his wife were kept in the dark about his HIV infection -- and how doctors published his medical data in journals years before they gave him the devastating news. Mr. Mackie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/24/met_470588.shtml
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