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Happy Heart Month: What People Living With HIV Should Know

Happy Heart Month: What People Living With HIV Should Know

Feb 19
Did you know people living with HIV are at an increased risk of experiencing cardiovascular disease? Fortunately, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-supported research is getting to the heart of the problem.

Can Gene Therapy be Harnessed to Fight the AIDS Virus?

Can Gene Therapy be Harnessed to Fight the AIDS Virus?

By Marilynn Marchione | Feb 13
Researchers think they can improve the treatment and are trying again to tackle HIV by doctoring DNA. New studies to test these tweaked approaches in people are getting underway.

Kenneth Cole Steps Down as amfAR Chairman Amid Controversy

Kenneth Cole Steps Down as amfAR Chairman Amid Controversy

By Mark Kennedy | Feb 9
Fashion designer Kenneth Cole has resigned as chairman of the board of the AIDS charity amfAR.

Harvey Weinstein's Links to amfAR Makes Gala Complicated

Harvey Weinstein's Links to amfAR Makes Gala Complicated

By John Carucci | Feb 9
The shadow of Harvey Weinstein has loomed large over red carpets of late and the amfAR gala in New York was no exception.

Southern Discomfort: The Unspoken HIV/AIDS Crisis Among Black Americans

Southern Discomfort: The Unspoken HIV/AIDS Crisis Among Black Americans

By Jill Gleeson | Feb 7
Honoring National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, EDGE takes a deeper look at what factors are impacting infection, treatment and prevention in the black community.

Publix Reverses, Will Cover HIV Prevention Drug for Workers

Publix Reverses, Will Cover HIV Prevention Drug for Workers

By Terry Spencer | Feb 6
The Southeast's largest supermarket chain says it is changing its employee prescription plan to cover a drug that helps prevent HIV infections, resolving an omission that doctors and gay rights groups said was highly unusual.

Fake Indian Doctor Infects 21 with HIV with Tainted Syringes

Fake Indian Doctor Infects 21 with HIV with Tainted Syringes

Feb 6
A fake doctor treating poor villagers in northern India for colds, coughs and diarrhea has infected at least 21 of them with HIV by using contaminated syringes and needles, a health official said Tuesday.

Lawsuit: Teen Prisoner Raped by inmate, infected with HIV

Lawsuit: Teen Prisoner Raped by inmate, infected with HIV

By Michael Kunzelman | Jan 31
A teenage inmate who was incarcerated with adults was raped by a prisoner who infected the teenager with HIV, according to a federal lawsuit that accuses the Louisiana jail of negligence.

'Call Me By Your Name' Director Says Film's Sequel will Take On AIDS Epidemic

'Call Me By Your Name' Director Says Film's Sequel will Take On AIDS Epidemic

Jan 27
Director Luca Guadagnino has teased the sequel to his gay-coming-of-age drama "Call Me By Your Name" for awhile now. But he recently offered an update about what the planned second installment will be about.

Fighting Stigma: A Look at Immigration and HIV/AIDS

Fighting Stigma: A Look at Immigration and HIV/AIDS

By EDGE | Jan 18
Marie-Fatima Hyacinthe from The Black AIDS Institute's candid op-ed about the Trump-era and historical discriminations facing Haitian immigrants and those living with HIV/AIDS.

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