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#WTLCIndyNews: Actor and Health Advocate Darrin Henson Visits Indy Today; See Him For Free

On the heels of an update from Indiana State Health Department officials that the HIV Outbreak in southern Indiana is growing with now 135 confirmed positives, … 164 more words


Anti-HIV drug could reduce HIV in the Latino American community

From the Latin Post

When ingested daily, PrEP becomes present in the bloodstream and wards off the spread of HIV. The CDC reiterates the importance of taking the pill EVERY day.  154 more words

In The News

HIV and the general election - what we should be talking about!

Press Release via NAM (@aidsmap)

NAM is an award-winning, community-based organisation, which works from the UK. They deliver reliable and accurate HIV information across the world to HIV-positive people and to the professionals who treat, support and care for them. 411 more words


But be aware

Your infection will not show up immediately in an HIV test. The immune system usually takes 3 to 8 weeks to make antibodies against HIV, but tests differ in how early they are able to detect antibodies. 202 more words


A little update on what I’ve been doing so far this year with work!

In an effort to target HIV & TB, the South African Department of Health and its partners teamed up for some serious outreach campaigning. 698 more words

Texas Measure Cuts HIV Funds, Boosts Abstinence Education

(AUSTIN) — Texas would cut $3 million from programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and spend that money instead on abstinence education under a contentious Republican-sponsored measure tucked into the state budget Tuesday night. 206 more words