St. Stephen's helps feed those with HIV, AIDS

...day.All are hungry. All are low income. All have been diagnosed with HIV or AIDS."This food pantry is for the HIV/AIDS community," Lee said. September is National Hunger Awareness Month. "But I don't want people coming in and leaving...

Help prevent suicides

...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...

Faculty accomplishments, new leadership improve climate at Paine

...Department of Health and Human Resources for $887,000, to research and reduce substance abuse and the incidence of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C infection and related problems. These funds allow further integration of intervention services on the Paine...

Mother behind autism insurance push eager for governor to sign bill

...infection ever recorded in the U.S. and greater than the incidence of childhood diabetes, childhood cancer and childhood HIV/AIDS combined."When it looked like an autism insurance bill would fail again, Bethel brokered a deal with Rep. Richard...

Around the block

...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...

Atlanta's civil rights museum also looks at other struggles

...disability rights in the U.S.; women's rights in Iran; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in Russia; and HIV/AIDS issues in China.Another exhibit explores the ethical footprint of consumer products. It explains that workers who...

SC Democratic June ballot to ask about marijuana

...re-introduce his measure next year. Patients it would allow to use marijuana include those suffering from cancer, glaucoma, HIV, AIDS, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and chronic pain."I don't know how we can continue to deprive families of what...

Post-apartheid South Africa still struggling

...dangerous place on the planet. A few statistics on the "Rainbow Nation": ? With a high murder rate and widespread HIV/AIDS (one in five are HIV positive), South Africa has the world's No. 1 death rate at 17.3 per 1,000 people. ? The...

Georgia eliminates waiting list for HIV/AIDS drugs

ATLANTA - Poor and uninsured people in Georgia who need medication to treat HIV and AIDS will no longer need to be placed on a waiting list.

Augusta can move forward -- but only after hearts are healed

...in other cases we are leading statistics all over the state in poverty, high-school dropout rates, incarceration, HIV/AIDS and homelessness. This is not a black or white issue ? it's a community issue, because it affects everyone and everything...