HIV

HIV and AIDS rates in the United States have dropped, but rates among African Americans are still 20 times higher than those of whites. In some cases in southern states the numbers have not declined. According to the CDC, Southern states including Georgia have the highest rates of new HIV-positive diagnoses. in 2015 almost 52 […]

Atlanta ranks 5th in the country in new HIV infections The Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness wants to get a prevention drug to people who are most at risk of getting HIV.  Truvada is about 92% effective in keep HIV negative people from getting the infection.  Truvada is expensive and without insurance it […]

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Would you be offended if someone asked you to take an at home HIV test before “taking the next step” in a relationship? #ReecQOTD Click the question to join the conversation on Facebook Live! What concerns do you have dating men from single parent households? Should you say thank you when someone takes you in […]

The late Eazy-E‘s son, Lil Eazy-E, claims to be an HIV activist, yet he is for harsh punitive punishment when it comes to HIV-positive sex-partners not disclosing their status. In an interview with TMZ, Lil’ Eazy-E said he was against California lawmakers possibly lowering the penalty for knowingly exposing a sex partner to HIV. By his […]

Scientists in Britain develop a USB-type device that monitors HIV virus level. Tests show that it's accurate and fast.

Prosecutors charged a Chicago-area personal trainer for transmitting the HIV virus to three women. The man allegedly knew for 15 years that he is HIV positive but did not warn the women.

Plus, Nigerian president apologizes for plagiarizing President Obama's past speech and six Rikers prison guards given prison time for beating an inmate.

The unidentified man sustained a fractured spine and head injuries.

Justin Posey, 17, accused of transmitting HIV to a 13-year-old girl, was indicted Wednesday on third-degree rape charges, reports The Advocate.

During his final State of the Union address last month to a joint session of Congress in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama said that the U.S. is on track to eliminate new HIV/AIDS transmissions by 2020.

In an interesting twist to an already controversial story, Charlie Sheen revealed he temporarily went off his HIV medications.