•  
  •  
Around the block

...3.For more information, e-mail SSkadan@wjbf.com.Book-signing to be held at HumanitreeSandra Wimberly, a local HIV/AIDS awareness activist, will hold a book-signing and discussion at Humanitree House Juice Joint & Gallery for J.L. King's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-18/around-block
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
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-
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
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
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