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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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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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Archbishop Announces Effort to Help Tanzania AIDS Victims

This article was reported by Catholic News Agency.

The Catholic News Agency reported that the Catholic Church's Good Samaritan Foundation and California's Gilead Sciences, a research-based biopharmaceutical company, would partner to provide free HIV...

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Massachusetts: Fenway & AIDS Action Screens "AIDS in Black America"

This article was reported by Edge on the Net.

Edge on the Net reported on a free screening of the PBS documentary "Endgame: AIDS in Black America," in Boston on Valentine's Day, February 14. The viewing is sponsored by a partnership among AIDS Actio...

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Ohio: Local Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Board Seeks Home for Needle Disposal Boxes

This article was reported by Chillicothe Gazette.

The Chillicothe Gazette reported that Ohio's Paint Valley Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health (ADAMH) board soon would post a pole-mounted, metal collection box specifically for discarded needles. Execu...

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HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Holla Back! Is Enrolling St. Louis, Mo., Black Females

This article was reported by St. Louis American.

The St. Louis American recently reported that Girls Holla Back!, the award-winning intergenerational HIV/AIDS prevention program for African-American females, is enrolling 12-17-year-old girls and the...

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Iowa: "Draconian" HIV Transmission Law May Change

This article was reported by WCF Courier.

The WCF Courier reported on that Iowa's state Sen. Steve Sodders (D-State Center) proposed changes to the state's criminal transmission of HIV statute that would delineate between someone who had criminal in...

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Israel: Health Ministry to Recommend All Pregnant Women Be Tested for HIV

This article was reported by Jerusalem Post.

The Jerusalem Post reported that after an infant died of HIV a few weeks ago, Israel's Health Ministry has recommended that all pregnant women in the country get tested for HIV. The Ministry has been hesi...

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Louisiana: Go Care Targets Blacks for AIDS Awareness

This article was reported by News Star.

The News Star reported that the Greater Ouachita Coalition Providing AIDS Resources and Education (Go Care) would observe National Black AIDS Awareness Day on Friday, February 7, by providing free HIV tests at...

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AIDS/HIV Service Group Addresses Concern of Hepatitis C in Charlottesville, Va., Community

This article was reported by NBC29.

NBC29 reported that the AIDS/HIV Service Group (ASG) in Charlottesville, Va,. has piloted a six-month, community-based hepatitis C rapid testing program that focused on identifying hepatitis C infections among bab...