AIDS

Luis Molina, Khadyjah Neal, Ciji Carr, and Denise Martinez formed a team for the 33rd AIDS Walk Philly.
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Molly Daly
October 20, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Despite the ugly weather and a drop in corporate sponsorship, this year's AIDS Walk Philly outpaced the last
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AIDS Walk Philly
Patrick Hagerty
Cherri Gregg
October 19, 2019 - 12:33 pm
The 33rd annual AIDS Walk Philly kicks off Sunday morning at the Art Museum, and a Philadelphia-area nonprofit organization that helps those living with the disease will represent, hoping to raise much needed emergency funds.
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AIDS Walk Philly
Patrick Hagerty
Molly Daly
October 12, 2019 - 6:45 am
There's still time to sign up for next Sunday's 33rd annual AIDS Walk in Philadelphia, which raises funds and awareness for people living with HIV and AIDS. Read more here.
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ACT-UP demonstration outside of the Bellevue Hotel in Center City Philadelphia in 1991.
John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives
Pat Loeb
June 24, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The real test of Stonewall came 12 years after the celebrated protests, with a setback so profound it threatened to wipe out, not just the gains of the gay community, but the community itself. In 1981, gay men in New York and San Francisco began suffering from unusual...
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June is AIDS Education Month and Philadelphia Fight has organized a number of events designed to prevent HIV and get folks tested as the nonprofit celebrates 25 years of this monthlong event.
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Cherri Gregg
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — June is AIDS Education Month and Philadelphia Fight has organized a number of events designed to prevent HIV and get folks tested as the nonprofit celebrates 25 years of this monthlong event. "People are not going in to get treatment, people still lack access to care...
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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
May 10, 2019 - 9:44 am
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) — Hundreds of thousands of uninsured people may soon have access to medication meant to curb the HIV epidemic. President Donald Trump and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced on Twitter that the administration has worked with biotechnology company...
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Buddakan was one of about 150 restaurants participating in Thursday's Dining Out For Life fund raiser.
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Pat Toddy
April 19, 2019 - 8:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was a night of dining and donating in Philadelphia and the suburbs Thursday night. Hundreds of diners brought their cravings for dumplings and dim sum doughnuts — and their hunger to help — to Buddakan, in Philadelphia's historic district. It was one of about 150...
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In this image made from video provided by Johns Hopkins Medicine, Nina Martinez of Atlanta is wheeled into a Baltimore operating room to become who is thought to be the world’s first kidney transplant living donor with HIV, on Monday, March 25, 2019.
Johns Hopkins Medicine via AP
March 28, 2019 - 9:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons in Baltimore have performed what's thought to be the world's first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV, a milestone for patients with the AIDS virus who need a new organ. If other donors with HIV come forward, it could free up space on the transplant waiting...
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Martin Shkreli reportedly runs his pharmaceutical company from prison on a contraband smartphone.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images via CNN
March 07, 2019 - 10:39 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- Martin Shkreli reportedly runs his pharmaceutical company from prison on a contraband smartphone. Shkreli continues to run the remains of the drug company that once earned him the title of most hated man in America, according to a story in the Wall Street...
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Timothy Ray Brown poses for a photograph, Monday, March 4, 2019, in Seattle.
Manuel Valdes/AP Photo
March 04, 2019 - 8:53 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported. The therapy had an early success with Timothy Ray Brown, a U.S. man treated in Germany who is 12 years post-transplant and still free...
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