‘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.
The Philadelphia meals program, MANNA, reports that its clients are healthier and cost the healthcare system less, than chronically ill people who don’t get regular meals.
Organizers of the upcoming Aids-Walk-Philly event are asking for your support in raising funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS.
A settlement has been reached in a nearly year-long discrimination case between an HIV-positive Delaware County boy and the Milton Hershey School in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
June marks the 18th annual AIDS Education Month for Philadelphia FIGHT, a local HIV and AIDS advocacy organization.
An FDA advisory panel has unanimously recommended the approval of a new in-home HIV test. Local advocates are happy that another weapon will be available in the fight against HIV.
It sounds glamorous to find a cure for cancer but, in the meantime, the more we can control various forms of cancer the better.
With over 19,000 infected people in the Philadelphia area, the city’s HIV rate is five times the national average and the highest north of Washington DC.
Dining Out For Life takes place this Thursday at participating restaurants.