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If You Are HIV Positive, You Probably Live Here

Of course, sexual health educators should still teach everyone to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS. But researchers have created an interactive online “HIV/AIDS Atlas,” which shows how only one-fifth of America’s…

Jessica Wakeman | June 24, 2009 - 7:20 pm

Chinese Sex Workers Told A Shot Will Protect Them From HIV

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Okay, so I know pimps usually aren’t the nicest of guys. But in China, where there are now more than four million young female…

Justine Fields | June 22, 2009 - 4:10 pm

Swaziland Introduces The “Love Test” To Fight AIDS

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An estimated 26 percent of the population of Swaziland in Africa is HIV positive. But instead of instilling fear with grim AIDS campaigns, the…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 19, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Rape Victim Turns Painful Past Into Promising Future For Young Women

An article on CNN yesterday turned me on to Zimababwe native Betty Makoni, CNN hero of the week. She is a teacher, a volunteer, and the executive director…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 6, 2009 - 11:00 am

Past Sexual Partners Stay With You Like Unwanted Pubic Hair

Check out this ad for MTV’s Staying Alive global HIV and AIDS prevention campaign. What better way to visually represent how people’s past sexual partners stay with them forever and…

Catherine Strawn | June 4, 2009 - 9:45 am

Branding HIV-Positive People?

Swaziland parliament member Timothy Myeni recently had a lightbulb zinger of an idea to solve his country’s HIV/AIDS problem. He wanted to brand all HIV-positive people on the butt(ox), so…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2009 - 11:00 am

New Vaginal Ring May Prevent HIV Infection And Pregnancy

Remembering to take birth control pills every day at the same time can be a hassle. Buying condoms adds another thing to our pages-long to-do list. Wouldn’t it be nice…

Annika Harris | May 28, 2009 - 2:15 pm

Quick Pic: Hilary Duff Turns On World’s Biggest Phallus

Yeah, too bad it’s just The Empire State Building — unless you’re into that sorta thing like this woman. But it was all for a good cause. The pop star…

Simcha | May 14, 2009 - 3:45 pm

We Could Wear A Tee Or Two From Designers Against AIDS

It takes a lot for us to be excited by clothes designed by celebs (we blame you, Jessica Simpson), but we could really get behind, not to mention inside, any…

Jessica Wakeman | May 8, 2009 - 7:30 pm

The Five Most Important Things You Should Know About: AIDS

AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and there is no cure. HIV weakens the body’s ability to fend off diseases and multiplies in lymph nodes. It…

Stephanie Armstrong | April 28, 2009 - 3:30 pm

The Five Most Important Things You Should Know About: HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes AIDS in the later stages of the disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one million people in…

E.A. Anne | April 16, 2009 - 6:00 pm

German Pop Star Arrested For Possibly Giving Sex Partner HIV

German pop singer Nadja Benaissa was arrested Tuesday in Frankfurt, Germany, for allegedly having unprotected sex with three men without telling them she is HIV positive. One of the men…

Catherine Strawn | April 15, 2009 - 3:30 pm