Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, has been blackmailed

...with Tuesday's declaration that he's HIV-positive, he aims to become an inspiration...a felony only if they are aware they are HIV-positive and engage in unprotected sex...shame still felt by others diagnosed with HIV, as well as by those reluctant to be tested...

Women share mission trip with Augusta schoolchildren

...she researched on her own and found Mustard Seed Communities, a home for abandoned and disabled children, and children with HIV.She loved it, so this year she went back and took her cousin, Kathryn Garner.They spent a week in Kingston, Jamaica...

Discovery of HIV hiding place crushes hope of curing AIDS

...The latest research on the resourceful HIV virus that causes the disease suggests a...Perhaps the pills that miraculously changed HIV from a death sentence to a chronic infection...if all signs of it vanished for years, HIV was still lurking somewhere. Inevitably...

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Report: HIV test should be part of pregnancy care

...which can significantly cut their chances of spreading HIV to their babies. Adding HIV testing to the battery of tests all pregnant women...guidelines urge doctors to counsel pregnant women about HIV, including risk factors for infection, and ask them...

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Proposal for list of HIV patients meets little fight

...and addresses of all Georgians living with HIV has generated a surprisingly low volume...said Dr. Luke Shouse, the state's HIV/AIDS surveillance coordinator. "I am...state that doesn't track the number of HIV cases among its residents using a name system...

Government approves oral HIV test that gives results in 20 minutes

...The government has approved the first oral HIV test that gives results in 20 minutes. Until now, rapid HIV testing required pricking a person's finger...850,000 to 950,000 Americans living with HIV don't know it, according to the Centers...

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Despite numerous challenges, more families adopt HIV-positive children

...who decide to adopt children living with HIV. A twice-daily medication regimen, lingering...the number of U.S. parents undertaking HIV adoptions, or seriously considering them...whose nine adopted children include three HIV-positive first-graders."These kids...

AIDS service agency reverses privacy stance in HIV tracking

...its previous position against reporting HIV-positive cases. Gay Men's Health Crisis...disease. Monitoring full-blown AIDS but not HIV-positive cases "gives only the end-stage...000 people, with an estimated 150,000 HIV-infected people, according to state health...

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CSRA has several HIV resources

...problems encountered by patients living with HIV infection, but gave the impression that...encountered by individuals and families with HIV have been addressed for a long time. Since...services for children and families affected by HIV. Physician-headed care teams at the three...

Health fair to offer HIV tests

Taking an HIV test is not like walking the plank. "People don't get tested...Health Department on Laney-Walker Boulevard will offer free HIV tests Wednesday to observe National HIV Testing Day. Information about HIV and AIDS will be available...

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