St. Stephen's Ministry helps low-income, homeless people with HIV

...low-income people who are living with HIV and AIDS and serves 15 counties."We are...transitional housing program for people who are HIV positive."Eric Ingram was one of them...people in the community who are living with HIV.Though there is no stated faith component...

Upcoming Events

...FIGHTERS RED PARTY: 6-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, Henry H. Brigham Community Center; bringing awareness and education of HIV and AIDS; food, drink, music, entertainment, raffles, door prizes, open bar; benefits Fatty Marshall Foundation and Stop...

Augusta woman arrested after police find toddler in SUV sitting near meth, HIV-infected needles

...toddler sitting in a vehicle near methamphetamine paraphernalia and HIV-contaminated needles.A deputy was patrolling the area around...the syringes were not hers and had been used by a person with HIV. The report stated Peck waited until the end of the search to...

Help prevent suicides

...neurobiology and clinical treatment, but more research is needed. Just as federal funding made the difference in preventing cancer and HIV/AIDS, more funding for suicide prevention research will save lives.I will be in Washington, D.C., this month speaking...

Heroin use on the rise in Augusta, US

...percent of the homes they go in have illegal prescriptions.The increase in users is leading to higher instances of hepatitis C, HIV and overdoses. The number of heroin-related overdoses has quadrupled nationally from 2002 to 2013.In Augusta, there have...

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...

New Georgia laws take effect today, most notably a higher gas tax

...improve the prosecution of hucksters and cheats.Tests for pregnant women: Health care providers will be required to administer HIV and syphilis tests to women in the final three months of their pregnancy. The women can refuse the tests.BARS: Bouncers will...

Paine College to use grant for disease, substance abuse outreach

...000 federal grant it will use to address HIV, substance abuse and hepatitis C among...24-year-olds. The program will offer free HIV testing throughout the area, community...free semester-long courses at Paine about HIV awareness."We just want to help our students...

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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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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