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Flashpoint
July 21, 2019 - 5:00 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the hottest headlines of the summer. From gun violence, to racist Facebook posts by Philadelphia Police, to state lawmakers undermining the power of the Philadelphia DA's office- there has...
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Researchers have successfully eliminated HIV from the DNA of infected mice, a promising step toward a cure for the nearly 37 million people living with the virus.
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July 03, 2019 - 7:58 am
By Scottie Andrew and Saeed Ahmed, CNN (CNN) -- Researchers have successfully eliminated HIV from the DNA of infected mice, a promising step toward a cure for the nearly 37 million people living with the virus. In a study published Tuesday in Nature Communications, researchers from Temple...
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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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Tashina Okorie
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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.
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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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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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