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FIGHT Philadelphia To Hold AIDS Education Summit At End Of June

June marks the 18th annual AIDS Education Month for Philadelphia FIGHT, a local HIV and AIDS advocacy organization.

06/02/2012

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Until There’s A Cure

It sounds glamorous to find a cure for cancer but, in the meantime, the more we can control various forms of cancer the better.

05/02/2012

Bebashi Executive Director Gary Bell. (Credit: Bebashi)

HIV/AIDS Charity Kicks Off Facebook Campaign To Replenish Pantry

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.

04/30/2012

Kevin Burns, executive director of ActionAIDS. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

22nd Annual Dining Out For Life Is This Thursday

Dining Out For Life takes place this Thursday at participating restaurants.

04/23/2012

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Dining Out For Life Philadelphia

On Thursday, Apr. 26th, more than 200 restaurants will participate in the 22nd annual Dining Out for Life to fight HIV/AIDS.

04/17/2012

Two dancers prepare for the Pennsylvania Ballet Company's annual "Shut Up and Dance" benefit. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Pa. Ballet Prepares To ‘Shut Up And Dance’ For A Good Cause

This Saturday, the Pennsylvania Ballet will hold its 20th annual “Shut Up and Dance” fundraiser to benefit MANNA, a nonprofit that delivers meals to those living with HIV or other life-threatening illnesses.

03/23/2012

The red ribbon is the universal symbol of awareness and support for those living with HIV. (Credit: World AIDS Day)

Today Is World AIDS Day

Today is World AIDS Day and it is important to remember that HIV and AIDS continue to be a major health issue in the world.

12/01/2011

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ActionAIDS Celebrates 25 Years Of Service

Pennsylvania’s largest AIDS service organization held a celebration at the Arts Ballroom on Saturday night to commemorate 25 years of helping Philadelphians fight the once deadly disease.

10/23/2011

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Coffee Shops And Bars Serve Up Awareness During 2nd Annual Bar AIDS

Four local HIV and AIDS service organizations host an all-day fundraiser today. All you have to do is buy a drink.

08/25/2011

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Health Watch: National HIV Rates Stable, But Philadelphia Rates On The Rise

The number of Americans infected with HIV is holding steady according to a new government report released today. But that’s not the situation in Philadelphia.

08/03/2011

Iron Chef and local restaurant owner, Jose Garces, will be participating in Dining Out for Life. (Photo provided by Dining Out for Life)

Restaurants Team Up To Fight HIV/AIDS This Thursday

This Thursday, over 200 restaurants will be participating in Dining Out for Life, benefiting thousands of people living with HIV and AIDS.

04/26/2011

An exhibit in center city showed the impact of HIV on Philadelphia's population. (Credit: Karin Phillips)

Call To Let HIV Patients Donate Organs Gets Guarded Response

A new study suggests changing organ transplant laws so that donors infected with HIV could give their organs to patients with HIV. Local stakeholders view the recommendation with caution.

04/19/2011

(Members of "Act Up" outside Philadelphia City Hall on Thursday.  Photos by Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia Activists Demand Public Housing For Those With AIDS

A handful of activists conducted a small demonstration on Thursday outside Philadelphia City Hall, demanding that the Nutter administration include money in its upcoming budget for housing those suffering with HIV/AIDS.

02/24/2011

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HIV May Increase Risk Of Other Illnesses

A new report suggests those living with HIV may be at an increased risk for other illnesses.

02/15/2011

New Study Calls HIV Rate in Poor Urban Areas an Epidemic

A new government study calls the rate of HIV infections in parts of cities like Philadelphia an “epidemic” but a local AIDS services organization says that’s not news to them.

07/19/2010

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