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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.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
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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Tashina Okorie
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
June 08, 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. "People are not going in to get treatment. People still lack access to care," said Tashina Okorie the director of community health...
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Phoenix police say Nathan Sutherland, a licensed practical nurse, has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault of an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term health care facility.
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office via AP
May 21, 2019 - 8:46 am
PHOENIX (AP) — A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed a court order requiring a test to determine if he has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases. A lawyer for Nathan Sutherland says in an...
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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.
Pat Toddy / KYW Newsradio
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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Dentist.
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Antionette Lee
March 25, 2019 - 8:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia health officials are urging patients at dentist practices in the city to get tested for HIV and other diseases. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is warning patients of Trieu Family Dental Clinics to get tested for HIV, hepatitis C and...
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The Siloam Wellness center has launched a crowdfunding campaign in a desperate attempt to stay financially afloat.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
March 20, 2019 - 5:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A well-known HIV wellness center in Philadelphia has launched a crowdfunding campaign in a desperate attempt to stay financially afloat. "We are 30 to 60 days away from closing our doors," said Sarina DiBianca, executive director of Siloam Wellness center. DiBianca...
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Jim Melwert
March 14, 2019 - 7:57 pm
LOWER MERION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Harriton High School student takes home second-place in a national science and math competition along with a $175,000 prize. Samuel Weissman is 17 and about to graduate high school in three years. He got second place out of thousands of entries in the...
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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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