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Missouri man gets 30 years for exposing sex partners to HIV

Saturday, July 25, 2015
David Lee Magnum
Mangum originally was charged after a male sexual partner tested positive for HIV and alerted police. ...

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Bristol-Myers is testing a new HIV medication

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will get extra meetings with the FDA as it studies the drug.
Will BMS-663068 help HIV-positive adults who have developed resistance to other treatments? ...

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HIV-positive St. Louis County man accused of deliberately exposing people (UPDATED)

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Robert Smith apparently met with an undercover detective and sought to have sex, denying that he was HIV-positive.
Police claim Robert Smith used Craigslist and other social media to contact "potential victims." ...

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FDA shuts down Miami-area blood bank for multiple violations

Friday, July 17, 2015
U.S. Blood Bank did not make "reasonable attempts" to notify donors who tested reactive for HIV.
Did a Miami-area blood bank fail to notify donors that were exposed to HIV? ...

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Former Iowa State scientist gets prison for faking HIV research

Sunday, July 5, 2015
Dong-Pyou Han
A former Iowa State University scientist who altered blood samples to make it appear he had achieved a breakthrough toward a potential vaccine against HIV has been sentenced to more than 4 ½ years in prison for making false statements ...

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Michigan GOP lawmaker: Don’t teach kids it’s ok to be gay, they might get AIDS, STD’s

Saturday, June 20, 2015
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Gary Glenn, who is a long-time anti-gay activist who also happens to be a GOP member of the Michigan state House, says school officials should be held criminally liable if students are taught about homosexuality and then contract a sexually ...

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amfAR honors Miley Cyrus, Andy Cohen; Cyrus attends with ‘queer, biracial, agender person’

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
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Miley Cyrus and late-night talk show host Andy Cohen were recognized Tuesday in New York at amfAR's sixth annual Inspiration Gala for their work in the fight against AIDS. ...

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Study confirms early treatment is best in combatting HIV

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will get extra meetings with the FDA as it studies the drug.
A major international study says don't delay in seeking HIV treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer. ...

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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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