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Big changes ahead for ASOs

AIDS agencies have to look for ways to branch out if they want to survive and thrive under health care reform Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com An estimated 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV infection, … Continue reading

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Premature aging an issue for AIDS survivors

30 years after 1st diagnoses, scientists work to pin down cause of complications, while doctors develop treatment guidelines LISA LEFF | Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Having survived the first and worst years of the AIDS epidemic, when he was … Continue reading

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Out Youth gets $25K from Sir Elton’s foundation

Out Youth Austin today announced that the organization for LGBT youth has received a $25,000 grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation for Out Youth’s K.Y.S.S. (Knowing Your Status is Smart) program for HIV prevention, testing and counseling for young people, ages 12-19, in Central Texas.

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HIV-positive LA porn actor calls for condom use

Follow-up care was promised but actor says he received none from industry’s clinic Associated Press LOS ANGELES — An adult film actor who tested positive for HIV says he now wishes he had known more about the risks of contracting … Continue reading

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WATCH: Gay porn actor calls for condom use

Associated Press LOS ANGELES — An adult film actor who tested positive for HIV says he now wishes he had known more about the risks of contracting sexually transmitted diseases in the industry and is calling for mandatory condom use … Continue reading

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What to do after bringing Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian back to life on World AIDS Day

If you decide to join Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Kim Kardashian and other celebrities by giving up Facebook and Twitter on World AIDS Day — and if you aren’t too busy trying to bring them back to life — there … Continue reading

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Truvada breakthrough gets mixed reaction from local docs, advocates

Report that drug could protect HIV-negative men from infection is good news, but concerns remain over long-term effects, some say David Taffet  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com REMEMBERING THEIR NAMES | Two unidentified visitors console each other at the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial … Continue reading

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Study: Pill helps gay men avoid HIV infection

Experts call Truvada research ‘a major milestone’ but warn that condoms remain the ‘first line of defense’ MARILYNN MARCHIONE  |  Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Scientists have an exciting breakthrough in the fight against AIDS. A pill already used to treat … Continue reading

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AIDS breakthrough: Gel helps prevent infection

MARILYNN MARCHIONE  |  AP Medical Writer MILWAUKEE — For the first time, a vaginal gel has proved capable of blocking the AIDS virus: It cut in half a woman’s chances of getting HIV from an infected partner in a study … Continue reading

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