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Chuck Zovko
June 21, 2012
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Not All H.I.V. Survivors Thrilled With H.I.V. Home-Test Kit

Survivors living with the virus are raising serious concerns about the new H.I.V. home-test kit.

07/06/2012

Former President George W. Bush during his July 2012 trip to Africa. (credit: Shealah Craighead/The Bush Ctr.)

G.W. Bush Wraps Up Weeklong Africa Trip

Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, are headed home after a weeklong trip to Africa with stops in Zambia and Botswana.

07/06/2012

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Local Doctor Talks Heat, Alzheimer’s, AIDS

Dr. Crystal Foster with Baylor Health Systems talks about the latest developments in the fights against Alzheimer’s and AIDS, and how to stay safe in the extreme heat.

06/27/2012

An AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) mobile testing employee demonstrates a Rapid HIV Test kit. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

CDC To Offer Free AIDS Tests At Local Drugstores

On Tuesday the CDC announced that a $1.2 million program will offer free rapid HIV tests at pharmacies and in-store clinics in several North Texas cities and 23 other communities across the country.

06/26/2012

A bottle of antiretroviral drug Truvada is displayed. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FDA Panel Backs First Pill To Block HIV Infection

The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.

05/11/2012

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Local AIDS Patients Work To Lead Healthier Lives

AIDS patients at The Samaritan House in Fort Worth are not only fighting to survive the disease, they are improving their overall health.

03/19/2012

A volunteer health worker takes blood from a patient for an HIV-AIDS test. (credit: Kambou Sia/AFP/Getty Images)

African Americans Encouraged To Know HIV Status

Tuesday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and health groups across the country are encouraging African Americans to know their HIV status.

02/07/2012

A volunteer health worker takes blood from a patient for an HIV-AIDS test. (credit: Kambou Sia/AFP/Getty Images)

Female African American AIDS Numbers In Dallas Troubling

Currently, black women make up 22-percent of the population in Dallas — yet, according to county health officials, the group accounts for 71-percent of all female HIV cases.

01/23/2012

A lab technician performs a blood test. (credit: Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

State Estimates 68,000 Texans Living With HIV

An estimated 68,000 Texans have the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS, about an eight percent increase over the past two years.

12/27/2011

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World AIDS Day Marked By Awareness In North Texas

In recognition of World AIDS Day, Dallas County Health and Human Services offered free HIV/AIDS testing.

12/01/2011

An AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) mobile testing employee demonstrates a Rapid HIV Test kit. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Just 1 In 4 With HIV Have Infection Under Control

Only about 1 in 4 Americans with the AIDS virus have the infection under control with medications, federal health officials said Tuesday.

11/29/2011

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Artists ‘Gathering’ To Commemorate 30-Year AIDS Fight

This year marked thirty years since the discovery of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and a group of Dallas artists are coming together to raise money for the agencies that help the thousands of people in North Texas who are still living with the disease.

11/25/2011

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