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Pat Lavelle, left, looks at AIDS quilt. (credit: Tim Jimemez)

Thousands Gather For 28th Annual AIDS Walk Philly

10,000 people took to the Philadelphia Art Museum area this morning for the 28th annual AIDS Walk Philly 5-K.

10/19/2014

Mel Wells, President of One Day At A Time. (Credit: Michelle Durham)

Labor Day Neighborhood Block Party Includes Book Bag Giveaway And Free HIV Testing

On this Labor Day, one North Philadelphia community is holding a unique event until 8 p.m. tonight, a block party that includes a book bag giveaway and free HIV testing.

09/01/2014

Camp Bright Feathers is in its 22nd year and takes place at the YMCA's Camp Ockanockon in Medford, NJ. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Free Summer Camp Is Safe Haven For Kids Impacted By HIV

Ninety campers from age 6 to 18 are spending the week having outdoor fun.

08/20/2014

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Health: Temple University Researchers Successfully Eliminate HIV Virus In Human Cells

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.

07/21/2014

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Pa. Surgical Center Warns Patients Of Hepatitis, HIV Risk

A surgical center in central Pennsylvania is urging some of its patients to get tested for hepatitis and HIV after a review by state health officials.

05/29/2014

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CDC Monitors Use Of Anti AIDS Pill In Four Cities, Including Philadelphia

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.

05/18/2014

Kevin Diggs, Terrie Hawkins and Keisha Diggs (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Twins Born To Mother With HIV To Accept Award From AIDS Fund

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.

04/03/2014

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Suing Over A Misdiagnosis

If you’ve been misdiagnosed, can you sue the doctor? Sometimes.

10/17/2013

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Researchers Find Success Using Facebook For HIV Education

This is very important, because what it suggests is that people can be instructed, through social media, to take steps that could impact their own health.

09/03/2013

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Philadelphia Hospital Honors Staff For Rapid HIV Testing Program

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children has honored the doctors and staff members who have implemented a hospital-wide HIV testing program for patients.

07/13/2013

HIV Testing

Thursday is National HIV Testing Day. For more information, visit: hivtest.cdc.gov.

06/27/2013

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Dining Out For Life

The 23rd annual Dining Out for Life is Thursday!

04/25/2013

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Study: Majority Of New HIV Cases In Philadelphia Already Have AIDS

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.

03/08/2013

Left- bingo verifying diva Julie Fries and friend. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

AIDS Fund Philly Hosts 14th Annual Black-Tie GayBINGO

AIDS Fund Philly held its 14th Annual Black-Tie GayBINGO Friday night.

03/02/2013

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Thousands Turn Out For AIDS Walk Philly

The weather turned out to be perfect for the 26th annual AIDS Walk Philly, which attracted several thousand participants.

10/21/2012

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