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A look back over 30 years of AIDS

Before AIDS got its name, it was a mystery disease killing mostly young, homosexual men in a horrible way -- and no one knew why.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 09:41am EDT

Tags: Robert Gallo, Paula Wolfson, AIDS

D.C. celebrates progress, prepares for future in city's fight on HIV/AIDS

There will be a celebration Saturday morning in the streets of Washington.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 08:52am EDT

Tags: Whitman Walker, HIV, AIDS, aids walk washington, Paula Wolfson, D.C.

District teens educate peers on safe sex

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly 19 million Americans come down with sexually transmitted infections each year. Roughly half are between the ages of 15 and 24.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 08:38am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Teen Sex, Metro TeenAIDS, cdc, AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, STDs

Drag queens help raise money for meals for AIDS, cancer patients (PHOTOS)

A shuttle bus zipped around downtown D.C., Adams Morgan and Dupont Circle Thursday night with a sign on the side that read "Food & Friends Presents: Queen Force One." Inside, the bus drag queens on a mission to help others.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 09:32am EDT

Tags: Food & Friends, drag queens, AIDS, cancer

D.C. tailors HIV and AIDS talk to senior citizens

The District of Columbia has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the country, and nearly 40 percent of the people living with the disease are over age 50.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 05:56am EDT

Tags: AIDS, D.C., HIV

Va. eliminates waiting list for AIDS drug aid

In less than two years, Virginia has eliminated the waiting list for a program that helps low- income residents obtain AIDS medication.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 12:56pm EDT

Tags: AIDS, The Washington Times

Aging AIDS epidemic raises new health questions

AIDS is graying. By the end of the decade, the government estimates, more than half of Americans living with HIV will be over 50. Even in developing countries, more people with the AIDS virus are surviving to middle age and beyond.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 08:42am EDT

Tags: AIDS

NIH pledges $5M toward dual heroin-HIV vaccine

The federal government is pledging $5 million toward a military medical researcher's work on a dual vaccine to treat heroin addiction and prevent infection with the AIDS virus.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 07:36am EDT

Tags: Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, heroin, AIDS

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