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HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

NEW YORK - The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States...part of the journal's special report on HIV research, issued ahead of the International...starts today in Melbourne, Australia.HIV is the virus that causes AIDS, which destroys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-07-19/hiv-diagnosis-rate-fell-th
Not just Ebola: Drugs manufactured in tobacco plants being tested against array of diseases

...pharmaceutical industry.But some companies and academic labs are pursuing it to create medicines and vaccines against such targets as HIV, cancer, the deadly Marburg virus and norovirus, known for causing outbreaks of stomach bug on cruise ships, as well as Ebola...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/not-just-ebola-drugs-manuf
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-
Clippers sale to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer goes through

...Lakers great Magic Johnson, who had been photographed with Sterling's girlfriend, as a bad role model for kids because he had HIV.With the NBA threatening to seize the team and auction it, Sterling initially gave his wife of 58 years permission to negotiate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-12/clippers-sale-former-microsof
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
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
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
Society's values decaying

...The Centers for 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-29/societys-values-decaying
GRU residency program grant award extends additional vaccine opportunities for area seniors

...elderly but also to other at-risk populations, such as children under age 18, and immunocompromised patients such as those with HIV or cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment, Coffin said."Those are our most vulnerable populations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-22/more-shots-elderly-gru
Judge OKs record sale of Clippers

...Lakers great Magic Johnson, who had been photographed with Sterling's girlfriend, as a bad role model for kids because he had HIV. Sterling was roundly condemned .With the NBA threatening to seize the team and auction it, Sterling initially gave his wife...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-28/judge-oks-record-sale-clipper