The man, his wife and their minor daughter contend in the suit that his HIV status is a disability and that the doctors violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when they advised him in writing in October 2013 that the family was being dropped as patients.
It’s World AIDS Day, and a West Philadelphia HIV activist is sharing the story of keeping his HIV-positive status secret for 25 years.
10,000 people took to the Philadelphia Art Museum area this morning for the 28th annual AIDS Walk Philly 5-K.
A scientific first from Philadelphia, that could pave the way toward curing HIV. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the breakthrough.
A local organization committed to providing HIV care, social services and other outreach efforts to Philadelphia’s culturally diverse community sponsored a seminar focusing on the plight of immigrants and what can sometimes be their complicated access to health care.
The Strawberry Mansion Health Center is one of the facilities where patients will be monitored for use of Truvada, a pre-exposure prophylaxisis, or PrEP.
Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of “The Roots” is lending his support for a mural that would honor the legacy of a beloved community leader he grew up with in South Philadelphia.
The AidsFund will honor teenaged twins born at their 15th annual Black-Tie GayBINGO fundraiser later this week. The pair was born to an HIV-positive mother and spent their life volunteering for the cause.
‘Dallas Buyers Club’ is the loosely-based true story of stubbornly resourceful Ron Woodruff’s struggle to survive as an AIDS patient.
There has been a great deal of talk surrounding the availability of home testing for HIV here in the United States, but there are concerns as well – both here and abroad.
A third-year law student at Drexel University has authored a blog post that has raised more than a few eyebrows.
Disturbing new numbers released by the Centers for Disease Control show that a majority of Philadelphia’s new HIV cases already have full blown AIDS at the time of diagnosis.
The crowd of about 60 young people sipped coffee and munched on bagels before getting down to the task of creating the iconic red looped HIV/AIDS ribbons, held together by a button reading “Not Over.”
The weather turned out to be perfect for the 26th annual AIDS Walk Philly, which attracted several thousand participants.
It is important for patients to understand both the benefits and limitations of an OTC HIV test so they may make informed decisions about monitoring their HIV status and engaging sexual partners.