Results related to “hiv/aids”
by Jamilah King on February 7 2014, 2:00PM
The Centers for Disease Control released new data on what’s called the “HIV care continuum.”
by Jamilah King on August 9 2013, 11:23AM
Since 1983, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has effectively banned gay men from donating blood on the basis of increased risk of HIV.
by Jamilah King on July 25 2013, 11:30AM
And that’s largely because there hasn’t been much publicity around it.
by Jorge Rivas on May 20 2013, 1:45PM
The chances for survival after an AIDS diagnosis were lower for Native Americans than any other racial group.
by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2013, 4:03PM
The anti-gay obsession in the landlocked southern African nation of Zambia is worsening its HIV epidemic.
by Jorge Rivas on March 21 2013, 10:40AM
If you are a person of color — especially an African-American — you are disproportionately at risk for contracting HIV.
by Jorge Rivas on November 30 2012, 4:04PM
In 2010, of the estimated 47,500 new HIV infections, 12,200 were among youths.
by Jorge Rivas on November 28 2012, 3:36PM
Every year World AIDS Day events take place across the country to raise awareness and show support for people living with HIV.
by Jorge Rivas on November 27 2012, 3:58PM
At least three AIDS activists were arrested on Tuesday after they and other naked demonstrators briefly took over House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) to protest budget cuts to health care services.
by Jorge Rivas on October 26 2012, 3:28PM
A DREAMactivist.org petition is urging ICE to immediately release and end deportation proceedings for a 27-year-old HIV-positive DREAMer that was held in a Florida detention center without medical care.
by Jamilah King on July 26 2012, 10:00AM
Jamilah King went searching for answers to why we all take such risks in pursuit of connection. She didn’t find them, but she kept bumping up against love.
by Kai Wright on July 24 2012, 12:36PM
After a decade of squabbling over sex ed and access to condoms, a federal health study shows a trend line suddenly inching in the wrong direction.
by Akiba Solomon on July 3 2012, 10:45AM
By allowing states to choose whether or not they will expand Medicaid, the Supreme Court may have set back the fight against HIV/AIDS among poor women of color who desperately need treatment.
by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2012, 4:12PM
The impact of HIV has been devastating among black youth, with approximately 40 percent of new infections among blacks now occurring among those between the ages of 13 and 29.
When times are tough, it’s easy to ignore things like health and wellness. We all know what happens when we do that in our personal lives—it comes back to haunt us. Same’s true as a society, and the U.S. AIDS epidemic is proof of that fact.
by Jorge Rivas on January 6 2012, 10:50AM
Poor education is partly to blame, with some tribal members learning about HIV and AIDS only upon diagnosis.
by Jorge Rivas on December 16 2011, 9:26AM
Some member of congress want to eliminate federal funding for needle exchange programs that have been proven to reduce HIV transmission.
by Akiba Solomon on December 6 2011, 10:04AM
Loop21.com gave HIV/AIDS lots of play on World AIDS day. Two of its stories show how far we’ve come and where we still need to go.