by Phill Wilson onJuly 19, 2010
Contrary to some media interpretations, the latest study from the CDC shows that being black is a powerful factor in determining whether you are affected by the AIDS virus, says the CEO of the Black AIDS Institute.
July 19, 2010
A new CDC study exploring the link between AIDS and poverty is proving to be controversial for its suggestion that income is more important than race when determining a person’s chance of infection.
by Kellee Terrell onJuly 16, 2010
Thanks to a recent scientific discovery, an inoculation that could kill HIV is within our reach. But will our distrust of the medical community keep us from welcoming it with open arms?
July 14, 2010
While the hope is to get “nonjudgmental support for people living with HIV,” other language mentions supporting “high-risk communities” (read: gay and bisexual men).
July 6, 2010
Baton Rouge is second, followed by New Orleans.
by Nick Charles onJune 25, 2010
Inside the beltway, at least 3 percent of the Chocolate City is HIV-positive, stats that you usually find in sub-Saharan Africa. A new documentary examines living in the midst of the epidemic.
August 28, 2009
Science's best minds are still stumped by the many complexities of HIV. But here's one of the epidemic's no-brainers: Public health can't face it with the pennies we give it.
by Linda Villarosa onAugust 26, 2009
Results are due soon from several recent clinical trials in which once-a-day anti-retroviral pills were used as a shield against infection. But even if the method works, can it do more harm than good?
August 3, 2009
The virus strain appears to come from gorillas but researchers said the woman has likely been infected by another human...
by Kai Wright onJuly 27, 2009
Needle-exchange programs are efficient, cost-effective means for HIV/AIDS prevention. Will a controversial, 21-year-old ban stand in the way?
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