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Finding people who are willing to talk about their STDs publicly can be a tall order for journalists. But these ideas and tips will help you tackle the reporting challenge — and remind you why you should.
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Nearly a quarter of HIV+ Americans will be incarcerated at some point each year. For some it will be the first time they learn of their status. For others, it will be the first time they receive treatment for HIV. Unfortunately, when they're released, 90 percent experience interruptions in care.

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In recent years, Fresno County has seen an alarming number of new HIV and AIDS cases. Among the concerns: More young people are becoming infected, programs that had been helping patients for decades have had their budgets slashed, and many people aren't receiving treatment.

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Persons living with HIV gathered in Uganda to discuss a number of issues, including antiretroviral drug adherence, influence of traditional practices, human rights and jobs.

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Researchers enlisted local pharmacies in the Bronx and Manhattan to offer free rapid HIV testing to any interested passerby. The disease thrives in some of the most impoverished parts of major cities in the United States with many people not even knowing they are infected.

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Ahead of the third International Conference on Family Planning to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from Nov. 12–15, 2013, people living with HIV in Luwero Uganda have called for all major interventions on family planning while incorporating the concerns of persons living with HIV.

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People living with HIV have continued to demonstrate their ability in implementing activities that relate to the issues relating to HIV and AIDS in Luwero district of Uganda.

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In Uganda health facilities are facing an ongoing crisis with a shortage of supplies which are putting unborn babies at risk of HIV and other infections.

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“HIV is the face of the forgotten people in this country,” Dr. Carlos Del Rio, an Atlanta-based AIDS expert, told me last February. Nevertheless, there continue to be "hot spots” where the disease thrives. Those areas are some of the most impoverished parts of major cities in the U.S.

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The Drug Industry Document Archive (DIDA) – housed at the University of San Francisco – just announced the addition of 58 documents that shed light on decades old decisions about contaminated blood products.

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