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The Supreme Court has upheld a provision of federal law that requires foreign affiliates of U.S.-based health organizations to denounce prostitution as a condition of receiving taxpayer money to fight AIDS around the world.
Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, has died
For decades, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci has been known as the hardest worker in Building 31 – the first scientist to arrive at the sprawling National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland, in the morning and the last to leave in the evening. “He’s even found notes on his windshield left by co-workers that say things like, ‘Go home. You’re making me feel guilty,’ ” President George W. Bush said in 2008 when he awarded Fauci, the longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Forty percent of U.S. adults have been tested for HIV, and fewer than one-fifth of the people at high risk for developing the infection are receiving the medication that prevents it, the government reported Tuesday.
This Saturday, SAN and the Spokane Regional Health District will host the 2019 Spokane AIDS Walk and Strength for the Journey BBQ. It’s an important time to share our commitment, and to mobilize the critical work of ending the HIV epidemic here at home, and everywhere.
HIV remains one of the world’s greatest public health challenges – 5,000 people are newly infected every day. And yet there’s hope.
Studies find monthly shots of HIV drugs worked as well as daily pills to control the virus that causes AIDS.
A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second such success.
President Donald Trump is launching a campaign to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030, targeting areas where new infections happen and getting highly effective drugs to people at risk.
“The Lion Sings Tonight” was a benefit concert for the Spokane AIDS Network and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, two nonprofits that work to raise awareness about the disease and ways to prevent its spread.
Pope Francis is wrapping up his first trip to Central America with a final World Youth Day Mass and a visit to a church-run home for people living with AIDS.
Members of the cast will perform non-“Lion King” material at nYne Bistro and Bar.
Last fall, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged what years of research has shown: HIV-positive people in treatment who have an undetectable amount of the virus in their blood have “virtually no risk” of transmitting the virus sexually to another person.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $4.9 million in grants to help low-income people living with HIV/AIDS in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington state.
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. JFK assassination, Nov 27, 1963
A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines – more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure.
Consider what got Martin Shkreli in trouble with the law. Shrkeli is the infamous “pharma bro” who bought patents to lifesaving drugs then hiked their prices to obscene levels. In one egregious example, he raised the price of a 62-year-old drug crucial to AIDS patients by over 5,000 percent. But this money-or-your-life extortion racket isn’t the root of the case against him. It’s whether he lied to investors.
We learned how to fight, for our strength has been born in the trenches, our determination hardened by resistance, our love ignited by a hate!
Creating new HIV prevention tools for women has proven frustratingly slow and researchers have found another hurdle: bacteria in the reproductive tract.
The Spokane AIDS Network, which began as a grassroots mutual aid project among gay men in 1987, closed its doors in March, shifting all clients to the Spokane Regional Health District.