Mon., October 31, 2011 5:00am
Georgia has the second-longest waiting list for a program that provides low-income AIDS patients with costly medications. But that list recently shrunk by nearly 300 people thanks to an infusion of $3 million from the federal government.
Wed., July 13, 2011 2:00pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has found a drug with a 63 percent success rate in preventing the HIV virus among heterosexual couples.
Wed., May 18, 2011 1:41pm
Thirty years after the reports first described AIDS symptoms, the National Institutes of Health marked today as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. Today celebrates the more than 35,000 volunteers who have furthered the development of a vaccine to slow and perhaps even cease new infections of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Thu., April 14, 2011 5:00am
HIV infection is growing most rapidly in the south, which is why the Black AIDS Institute and the state Department of Community Health are offering free HIV tests at five of Georgia’s historically black colleges and universities this week.
Mon., November 15, 2010 2:31pm
State health officials have begun what they're calling a long overdue re-evaluation of their HIV/AIDS strategy after more than a decade of rising infection rates among gay men. Rates nationally have been going up in part because younger gay men have no memory of the AIDS crisis of the 1980's and because new drugs have extended the lives of the HIV positive. The state's Coastal Health District will hold a meeting on the strategy in Savannah on Monday.
Tue., April 6, 2010 12:48pm
Georgia has received more than $65 million in federal funds designed to hel
Sat., September 19, 2009 10:05am
Inspections show medical facilities of the Veterans Department made signifi
Thu., August 27, 2009 4:23pm
The director of the Veterans Affairs medical center in Augusta says she is
Thu., July 23, 2009 5:50pm
The South Has Among the Highest Overall Rates