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Opinion: Legislature Reduces Penalties for Intentionally Infecting Someone with HIV/AIDS

By Jerome HortonHaving sex with a person with the specific intent of infecting them with the HIV/AIDS virus is a felony punishable by imprisonment...

To Fight the HIV Epidemic, We Need the Black Church

 By Dr. Marjorie InnocentBlack Churches are more than places of worship. They are the vibrant hearts of the African-American community that bring the Gospel...

Golden Compass Program Helps Older HIV Patients Navigate Health Services

By Niall Kavanagh, UCSF News Norman Tanner was searching for something but he didn’t know what. In Southern California, most weren’t like him – a...

Key to Effectively Treating Mental Illness: Eliminate the Stigma

By Mike Billings, UCSF News In the 1940s, it was cancer. In the ’80s, it was HIV. Today, the condition that’s battling pervasive social stigma is mental...

Rectal Cancer a Danger for People with HIV

Rectal cancer is on the rise for people living with HIV. People with HIV are at 80 times more risk of developing anal cancer...

Congresswoman Robin Kelly Supports Local Services for Women Living with HIV

Congresswoman Barbara Lee recently welcomed Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Illinois), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, to the East Bay. Congresswomen Lee and...

Without Sex Education, Youth Face HIV Threat

Sixty three percent of young people will have sex before they graduate high school, and 95 percent will have sex before they are married....

Study Links Birth Control Shot to Increased Risk of HIV Infection

By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News A large meta-analysis of 12 studies in sub-Saharan Africa found that women who used a type of injectable birth...

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...

AIDS and Aging

In the world of HIV prevention, persons over the age of 50 have been considered an invisible population. Sept. 18 is National HIV/AIDS Aging...
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