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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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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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Malawi to Launch HIV-Positive Youths' Association

This article was reported by Nyasa Times.

Nyasa Times reported that Malawi will team with private organizations to officially launch the National Association of Young People Living with HIV (YPLHIV) on May 2, with the theme "Making the Three Zeros W...

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Motorbikes Speed Up HIV Test Results in Malawi

This article was reported by Impatient Optimists.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Impatient Optimists reported that because Malawi has no nationally organized method of delivering laboratory samples, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundat...

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Florida: HIV-Positive Player Kicked Off Kissimmee Rec Basketball Team

This article was reported by the Orlando Sentinel.

The Orlando Sentinel reported that a 21-year-old man was removed from a Kissimmee Parks and Recreation basketball game because he was HIV-positive. The young man had been playing with Florida Dream ...

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Egypt

Gilead Offers Egypt New Hepatitis C Drug at 99 Percent Discount

This article was reported by Reuters.

Reuters reported that the pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences has agreed to sell its new hepatitis C virus (HCV) drug Sovaldi to the Egyptian government for $300 for a one-month supply. The total cost for the...

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STD Rates Continue to Climb in San Francisco, Calif.

This article was reported by Bay Area Reporter.

The Bay Area Reporter described a 2013 increase in San Francisco's chlamydia, gonorrhea, and early syphilis incidence for the eighth straight year, with the majority of cases occurring among men who ha...

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Viewpoints

Georgia Program Targets HIV in Black Women

This article was reported by Augusta Chronicle.

The Augusta Chronicle reported that a local Augusta, Ga., organization will use a $1.6 million federal grant to reduce HIV incidence by providing African-American women with substance abuse and mental ...

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Needle Exchange Bill Finds Early Support in Florida

This article was reported by Miami Herald.

The Miami Herald reported that south Florida lawmakers introduced a bill to allow a privately funded needle-exchange program for intravenous drug users in Miami-Dade County. Although a similar bill failed l...

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Ohio: Kent State University Addresses Sensitive Subjects During Sex Week

This article was reported by Akron Beacon Journal.

The Akron Beacon Journal recently reported that Kent State University is sponsoring Sex Week -- a program to prevent unwanted pregnancy, HIV and STDs, and sexual violence -- supported by $17,000 fro...