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Ga. bill would nudge HIV patients into treatment

...ATLANTA -- More than half of Georgians with HIV are not currently in treatment, health...Health to alert a physician of a patient's HIV or AIDS status.Treatments now available...AIDS.Under the bill, when someone with HIV arrives for care at a facility, and their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-06/ga-bill-would-nudge-hiv-
Program targets HIV in black women

...has one of the nation's highest rates of HIV, the virus that can develop into AIDS...In fact, the rate of black women with an HIV diagnosis in the state is 12 times that...factors that increase the risk of getting an HIV infection or spreading it.The program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-17/program-targets-hiv-black-wo
SC Democratic June ballot to ask about marijuana

...re-introduce his measure next year. Patients it would allow to use marijuana include those suffering from cancer, glaucoma, HIV, AIDS, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and chronic pain."I don't know how we can continue to deprive families of what many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-09/sc-democratic-june-ballot-ask
DOJ, SC prisons agency reach settlement over policy segregating HIV-positive inmates

...Carolina's prisons over a policy segregating HIV-positive inmates, making the state the...had been one of two states that separated HIV-positive inmates. Last year, a judge...With Disabilities Act by denying its 350 HIV-positive inmates the opportunity to participate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-01/doj-sc-prisons-agency-reach-settlem
Ga. teacher with HIV charged with molestation

...sex acts with a teen while knowing he was HIV-positive has been indicted by a grand...because investigators say the man knew he was HIV positive.A person engaging in intercourse...knowingly failing to disclose a positive HIV status is punishable by up to 10 years in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-11/ga-teacher-hiv-charged
Sebelius urges Georgians to sign up for exchange

...of Georgians are uninsured, and that many of those suffer from chronic diseases such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease and HIV."It's not rocket science; we need our citizens insured," he said.New enrollees include Erin Anderson of Atlanta, a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-11/sebelius-urges-georgians-sig
60 percent of youth with HIV don't know they are infected, CDC says

About 60 percent of young people with HIV don't know they are infected, leading...accounted for less than seven percent of all HIV cases in the U.S. in 2009 but made up more than a quarter - 25.7 percent - of new HIV infections in 2010. With 12,200 new infections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-11-27/60-percent-youth-hiv-dont-kn
Atlanta to pay $250,000 to settle lawsuit over police candidate with HIV

ATLANTA - A man with HIV who said he was denied a position with the...they can't rely upon outdated notions of HIV and its transmission to shape their policies," said Scott Schoettes, Lambda Legal's HIV project director.Police referred questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-22/atlanta-pay-250000-settle-lawsuit-o
Barney's Pharmacy to advance HIV testing, outreach

An estimated one in five people with HIV do not know they have it, but a pharmacy...part of a pilot program to expand rapid HIV testing and public education through a partnership...different disease states. So why should HIV/AIDS be any different?"The test is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-10-31/barneys-pharmacy-advance-hiv
Georgia eliminates waiting list for HIV/AIDS drugs

...and uninsured people in Georgia who need medication to treat HIV and AIDS will no longer need to be placed on a waiting list...their jobs and health insurance and because of more aggressive HIV testing.Created in July 2010, the waiting list for the AIDS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-08-25/georgia-eliminates-waiting-l