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Jurors recommend 30-year prison term for man convicted of infecting another with HIV

| Friday, May 15, 2015
Michael L. Johnson
A jury in Missouri deliberated about two hours before recommending the prison term for former Lindenwood University student Michael L. Johnson.

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Man on trial in HIV exposure case previously tested positive, say prosecutors

| Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Michael L. Johnson
The former wrestler at Lindenwood University in St. Charles is accused of infecting two of his sex partners and endangering four others. He has pleaded not guilty to six felony charges.

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GlaxoSmithKline, UNC form company aimed at finding AIDS cure

| Monday, May 11, 2015
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The partnership also creates an HIV Cure center bringing together academic and pharmaceutical research scientists.

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Missouri man accused of ‘recklessly infecting’ two with HIV on trial

| Monday, May 11, 2015
Michael L. Johnson
Prosecutors accuse Michael L. Johnson of "recklessly infecting" two male sex partners with HIV and knowingly exposing four others over nearly 10 months after being diagnosed as HIV positive in January 2013.

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Texas anti-LGBT bill divides lawmaker, openly gay HIV+ son

| Thursday, May 7, 2015
Texas Rep. Rick Miller, R-Sugar Land, has filed a bill that would repeal local ordinances that ban discrimination against gay and transgender people _ attempting to roll back rules passed in many large Texas cities. The propose bill puts Miller at odds with his son, Beau Miller, who is an HIV-positive gay activist.
Texas Rep. Rick Miller, R-Sugar Land, has filed a bill that would repeal local ordinances that ban discrimination against gay and transgender people _ attempting to roll back rules passed in many large Texas cities. The propose bill puts Miller at odds with his son, Beau Miller, who is an HIV-positive gay activist.

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San Diego man sentenced in HIV infection case

| Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Thomas Guerra
A San Diego man authorities said intentionally spread HIV to his former boyfriend, and possibly several others, has been sentenced to six months in jail.

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European court: Bans on gay, male blood donors is sometimes OK

| Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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Wednesday's ruling was closely watched by activists and by governments that have lifetime bans on gay male blood donors, including the United States.

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Lawsuit alleges AIDS Healthcare Foundation scammed Medicare for $20M

| Wednesday, April 8, 2015
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A lawsuit filed in South Florida federal court alleges one of the nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care bilked federal Medicare and Medicaid programs in a $20 million dollars scam that spanned in a 12-states.

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Texas GOP budget proposal cuts $3 million in HIV funds, boosts abstinence education

| Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Texas state capitol in Austin.
Texas would cut $3 million from programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and spend that money instead on abstinence education under a contentious GOP-sponsored measure tucked into the state budget.

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Aetna changes Florida prescription drug policy amid HIV drug complaint

| Friday, March 27, 2015
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Aetna has agreed to change its prescription drug policy to ensure that Florida consumers with HIV and AIDS can access their medications at lower costs.

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