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Tahara Lawson (left) with her grandmother Marilyn Lawson. Tahara is one of 50 children being treated at the Children Hospital HIV/AIDS clinic in Oakland, Ca. The clinic was established in 1986 and offers counseling and support to families of HIV-positive children. Today, with adherence, an HIV-positive child can enjoy the same lifespan as children born without the disease.

Tahara Lawson, a 10-year-od Champion Fighting HIV Stigma

Fighting HIV stigma can seem daunting for people living with HIV, especially when having to confront deeply ingrained fears and taboos. But imagine what it is like for a child who is born with HIV [...]
California Girl Brain Dead

Jahi McMath Declared Brain Dead, Family Still Fighting (UPDATED) Hospital Criticized for Insensitivity

The family of 13-yr-old Jahi McMath sat in a courtroom Tuesday morning listening to the testimony of an independent medical expert confirm that their daughter was brain dead.