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Faith Calendar

...members of 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
Upcoming Calendar

...AWARENESS MONTH: Noon Monday, Dec. 1, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library; Strengthening Families and Communities with HIV Education, presented by Chris Morfaw; Healthy Augusta, host; lunch provided for the first 30 people; freeBIG KIDS STORY...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-11-20/upcoming-calenda
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
Man pleads guilty to reckless conduct by HIV-infected person

A man who denied his HIV status to a sexual partner pleaded guilty Monday to reckless conduct by an HIV-infected person.Jason A. Young, 33, already had been charged and convicted of the same crime in Aiken County. He served two years in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-02/man-pleads-guilty-reck
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
New once-a-day pill for hepatitis C wins FDA approval

...approach mimics drug combinations Gilead has long used to treat HIV.It's another breakthrough for Foster City, California-based...for such a large population." About 25 percent of people with HIV infection are also infected with hepatitis C.Other groups noted...

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