Across the region

Man sent to prison over HIV exposureSAVANNAH, GA. - A Chat ham County...for intentionally exposing four women to HIV.Antonio Myawn Bacon Jr. must stay on...charges. Prosecutors said he learned he was HIV positive before he exposed his victims...

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...

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...

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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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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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...

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...