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Missouri: Kansas City Photography Exhibition Takes Aim at Stigma Associated With HIV/AIDS

This article was reported by the Kansas Health Institute News Service.

Kansas Health Institute News Service reported on a Kansas City, Mo., art exhibition aimed at removing the stigma of HIV infection in the African-American community. Ten young bla...

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Pennsylvania: Dentist Suspended, Patients Face HIV Testing

This article was reported by WNEP-TV (Moosic, Penn.).

WNEP-TV reported that Pennsylvania state health officials have suspended a dentist in Shamokin after finding that he did not follow appropriate procedures to clean, disinfect, or sterilize the to...

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Georgia: Jerusalem House Offers Stability to Homeless Affected by HIV/AIDS

This article was reported by Atlanta INTown.

Atlanta INTown reported on Jerusalem House, which has provided housing support for homeless and low-income men women and children affected by HIV/AIDS for 25 years. When Jerusalem House began in 1989 with...

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Syphilis

Syphilis, Gonorrhea on the Rise in Oregon

This article was reported by Statesman Journal.

The Statesman Journal reported that Oregon's syphilis and gonorrhea rates have increased dramatically in recent years. Syphilis prevalence recently tied high numbers from more than two decades ago and ...

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New "90-90-90" Targets for Controlling the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Latin America and the Caribbean

This article was reported by TheDomincan.net.

TheDomincan.net reported on the First Latin American and Caribbean Forum on the HIV Continuum of Care, which took place in Mexico City this week. A coalition of partners organized the forum, including Me...

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China

China: Henan Province Students to Face HIV/AIDS Test Before Entering College

This article was reported by CCTV.com.

CCTV.com reported that according to local education authorities, students at all universities and post-secondary technical schools in central China's Henan province will have to undergo HIV testing during their...

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Philippines

Philippines: Ilocos Sur Town Draws Up Campaign Against HIV/AIDS

This article was reported by the Philippine Information Agency.

The Philippine Information Agency reported that Ilocos Sur Town, a province in northern Philippines, has launched an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign to curb the spread of the disease. The c...

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Four U.S. Health Insurers Accused of Discriminating Against People With HIV

This article was reported by New York Times.

The New York Times reported that the AIDS Institute and the National Health Law Program filed a complaint this week with the US Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights against fou...

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New CDC Campaign Gets People Talking About HIV

This article was reported by The Edge.

The Edge reported that CDC launched a new national HIV prevention campaign, Start Talking. Stop HIV., that focuses on encouraging gay and bisexual men to talk openly about sexual health, HIV testing, and HIV st...

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis Awareness Month: Baby Boomers and African-Americans Most Likely to Test Positive for Deadly Hepatitis C

This article was reported by Medical Daily.

Medical Daily reported that CDC has designated May 19, the third Monday of Hepatitis Awareness Month, as Testing Day, and Acting Surgeon General Dr. Boris D. Lushniak is urging baby boomers and African Ame...