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HIV/AIDS events will aim to spotlight ‘forgotten epidemic’

HIV/AIDS events will aim to spotlight ‘forgotten epidemic’

Organizers of an annual AIDS memorial Sunday  night are struggling to raise awareness of a disease that is preventable but continues to infect young people, who are testing positive for HIV in growing numbers.

May 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA students in sex-ed class call high school teaching lacking

UA students in sex-ed class call high school teaching lacking

College students may think they know about sex, but the reality is that many of them have a lot to learn.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson group seeks volunteers to help those living with HIV/AIDS

A local, nonprofit support group is inviting Tucsonans to learn about how to help the local HIV/AIDS community.

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Mayor Rothschild joins AIDS awareness campaign

Downtown visitors will see a giant banner swaying from the 10th floor of City Hall for the next couple of weeks as part of a statewide campaign to refocus attention on HIV and AIDS.

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New website offers one-stop HIV resource

Nearly 600 Arizonans are diagnosed HIV positive each year, which is why creators of a new statewide resource tool - hivaz.org - are hoping to shine a light on a "forgotten" but preventable disease.

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FDA approves first pill to help prevent HIV

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, the latest milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.

July 16, 2012 4:15 pmLoading…

Free AIDS tests being tried out at drugstores

ATLANTA — Getting an AIDS test at the drugstore could become as common as a flu shot or blood pressure check, if a new pilot program takes off.

June 26, 2012 4:07 pmLoading…

Blog: Free HIV testing at multiple Tucson locations tomorrow

The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation will offer free, confidential HIV testing to the public tomorrow — Wednesday, June 27 — as part of an annual national HIV testing event.

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Free HIV testing in Tucson

The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation is participating in a nationwide campaign, which urges people to get tested for HIV.

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Tucson man convicted in killing of former girlfriend

A Tucson man suspected of killing his former girlfriend within two hours of being served an order of protection was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder.

December 06, 2011 6:02 pm

US to allow those with HIV to enter

WASHINGTON — President Obama said Friday the U.S. will overturn a 22-year-old travel and immigration ban against people with HIV early next year.

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NEW JERSEY

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on stage 7th Play in a Day: Is that insane or what?

on stage 7th Play in a Day: Is that insane or what?

Getting a play on the boards is a bit of insanity. Doing it in 24 hours — including writing the play — is complete, absolute, why-would-you-do-that insanity.

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Amphi's 'dead turkey' wishbone still has meat

Amphi's 'dead turkey' wishbone still has meat

Vern Friedli is stunned anyone wants to talk about his offense. He thinks they would find it boring.

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Education Notes

History teacher garners top award

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US allies signal willingness to send more troops to Afghanistan

US allies signal willingness to send more troops to Afghanistan

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Top NATO and U.N. officials signaled Friday that they may request more international troops to join U.S. forces in Afghanistan as the top U.S. defense official said President Obama is still weeks away from deciding on a shift in war strategy.

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UN: Afghan drug flow poisons the globe

UN: Afghan drug flow poisons the globe

VIENNA — The smuggling of Afghan opiates is fueling addiction and drug use along trafficking routes from Iran to Central Asia as well as spreading diseases and funding insurgents, the U.N. warned Wednesday.

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