HIV

By: Shaunte Sterling December 1 is World AIDS Day, a day marked with vigils and gatherings across the globe. When it comes to HIV, experts say it is important to understand the symptoms and be aware...

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World AIDS Day commemorates those who have died and raises awareness about AIDS and the global spread of the HIV virus....

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The news that Ontario medical marijuana users can now use vaporizers almost anywhere in the province sparked reaction on Thursday....

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Charlie Sheen reveals HIV diagnosis

November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Actor Charlie Sheen made headlines Tuesday with news of his diagnosis as HIV-positive....

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Fear of stigma is the primary reason why people living with HIV do not disclose their status, a frontline worker said in an interview with Humber News on Monday....

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By Tatiana Patterson A lot of us have heard it before – condoms are the only form of contraceptive that prevent both pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted infections. Still, not enough people are using them....

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HIV toddler ‘cured’ in U.S.

March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Mississippi toddler has been “functionally cured” of HIV infection, according to a press release from the University of Mississippi Medical Center....

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Global AIDS funding is a success in Haiti

January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Shazia Islam AIDS-related deaths in Haiti are on the decline thanks to funding initiatives by international donors, an expert said Tuesday. Dr. Gordon Arbess runs the inner city health program at St. Michael’s health...

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World AIDS Day focus on legal issues

November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Andrew Schopp Saturday marks the 25th World AIDS Day, an annual international effort to raise awareness of the disease, which according to Public Health Agency of Canada, has claimed the lives of over 13,000...

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Lawsuit for clean needles in prisons

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Advocates for clean needles and syringes in prisons are suing the federal government for human rights violations By Claire McCormack Steven Simons and four AIDS support networks are filing a lawsuit against the government at...

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