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Rewards In Social Services Are Linked To Higher Education In Dallas

Higher education has allowed Lisa Ciminelli to get to where she is today, as assistant vice president of neighbor support services at CitySquare.

01/20/2014

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Hundreds Gather In Plano For World AIDS Day

Crowds gathered in Plano Sunday to honor people who died from AIDS and to support those living with the disease.

12/01/2013

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Dallas Man Who Killed Mistress Awaits Sentence

A Dallas jury might not reach a decision on how to sentence a man who’s admitted to killing his mistress after finding out she was HIV positive.

11/05/2013

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Tests Suggest Baby Born With HIV May Be Cured

Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in an American baby born with the AIDS virus — a medical first that is prompting a new look at how hard and fast such cases should be treated.

10/23/2013

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Backlash Against HIV/AIDS Billboard In Dallas

More than 14 thousand people living in Dallas County are living with HIV and many of them don’t even know it.

CBS 11–06/18/2013

Activists In NYC Protest Proposed Budget Cuts For HIV/AIDS Programs

Community Hero: AIDS Services Of Dallas

AIDS Services of Dallas is a non-profit organization which provides “quality, affordable, service-enriched housing for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS”. Dennis Kershner is a co-chair for the organization’s important annual fundraiser coming up this Saturday — the “No Tie Dinner & Dessert” party.

KRLD–04/02/2013

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DCHHS Says Schools Need Free Condoms, Explicit Sex Education

Teenagers are constantly bombarded with sexually explicit messages, and Dallas County Health Director Zachary Thompson says they drown out the message of abstinence.

CBS 11–03/19/2013

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Baby With AIDS Appears To Have Been Cured

A baby born with AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child who has now been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection.

03/03/2013

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AIDS Research Offering Hope, But Local Docs Still Skeptical On Cure

Research on opposite sides of the globe suggest breakthroughs in the search for a cure for AIDS. While the studies are exciting some, local doctors are urging caution.

01/26/2013

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Fort Worth Man Sentenced To Prison For Infecting Woman With HIV

Jimmy Billingsley, 42, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for infecting a woman with HIV after having unprotected sex with her.

12/31/2012

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Doctor Talks HIV, Breast Cancer, Facebook

A doctor talks about some of the latest medical headlines including the age of new HIV patients, concerns over breast cancer screenings, and stress caused by Facebook.

11/28/2012

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Dallas Launches HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign

More than 14,000 people living in Dallas County are living with HIV, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, and many of them don’t know it.

09/27/2012

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