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California: HIV Dental Care Expanding

Area health officials are making it easier for under- and uninsured Riverside County HIV/AIDS patients to access dental services. Thanks to an agreement between Riverside and San Bernardino counties, the Riverside County Public Health Department's de...

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California: Local Restaurants to Participate in AIDS Benefit Event

On April 28, 40 restaurants in 12 Silicon Valley cities will take part in "Dining Out for Life" by donating 25 percent of their food sales to Health Trust AIDS Services. For more information, visit

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California: Free HIV/AIDS Conference Set for Saturday

The HIV Provider Network (HPN) is hosting its first HIV/AIDS conference this Saturday in Rancho Mirage. Free and open to the public, the event will include English- and Spanish-language seminars on AIDS research, education, medications, and resources...

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California: Small Pharmacy Offers Help to HIV Patients

A small pharmacy on East Palm Canyon Drive in Cathedral City has remained successful competing with larger area drug stores partly because of its size but primarily due to its specialization in HIV drugs and treatment.

The pharmacy, owned by the Wal...

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California Medical Center Celebrates 15-Year Milestone

The Bickerstaff Pediatric Family Center at Miller Children's Hospital in Long Beach, California is celebrating 15 consecutive years of zero HIV transmissions from mother to baby, according to an announcement issued on January 14. Transmission of HIV ...

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California: Volunteers Sought to Lead Bay Area HIV Support Groups

Friday, Jan. 7 is the application deadline for persons wishing to become facilitators of peer-led support groups with the University of California-San Francisco's AIDS Health Project. Qualified volunteers will participate in a weekend-long training s...

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California: Project Open Hand Marks 25 Years

A quarter-century after retired grandmother Ruth Brinker launched it to help feed people living with AIDS, Project Open Hand will mark its 25th anniversary with events at its facilities in San Francisco and Oakland. The agency was the first of its ki...

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California: Shanti Volunteer Training

San Francisco's Shanti Project will kick-off its next round of volunteer training on Friday, Aug. 13. Persons who complete the 25-hour course are paired with a client with HIV/AIDS or breast cancer, for whom they provide emotional support, practical ...

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California: Monterey County AIDS Project Accused of Misusing $2.8 Million

A bequest of $1.8 million given to the Monterey County AIDS Project (MCAP) for use in housing AIDS patients was allegedly diverted to other purposes, according to a lawsuit filed on May 21 by Attorney General Jerry Brown.

On Monday, Brown said MCAP ...

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California: Success Seen in Program to Cut Teen HIV/AIDS Cases

The "From High Risk to Mainstream" program takes young people following a path of dangerous behaviors and redirects them through peer-to-peer education and support.

During the last three years, the HIV/AIDS service organization Working Wonders has s...