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Author J.K. Rowling Makes Huge Gift for MS Research

Recovery Unplugged: Saving Lives With Music in the Mile High City

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother.

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A Gene-Editing First: Scientists Tried CRISPR to Fight HIV

A Gene-Editing First: Scientists Tried CRISPR to Fight HIV

| By Marilynn Marchione | Sep 12
Scientists are reporting the first use of the gene-editing tool CRISPR to try to cure a patient's HIV infection by providing blood cells that were altered to resist the AIDS virus.

Canada's Recommendations on Changes to HIV Criminalization - Do They Go Far Enough?

Canada's Recommendations on Changes to HIV Criminalization - Do They Go Far Enough?

| Sep 9
If the Standing Committee's recommendations are adopted, they could diminish the harms experienced by women living with HIV under Canada's current approach to criminalization.

Would-Be Deputy, HIV-Positive, Suing Over Lost Job Offer

Would-Be Deputy, HIV-Positive, Suing Over Lost Job Offer

| Aug 19
A January trial date has been set in a lawsuit accusing a Louisiana sheriff of rescinding a job offer to an applicant who is HIV-positive.

Humanitarian Activist Winnie Byanyima Named to Head UNAIDS

Humanitarian Activist Winnie Byanyima Named to Head UNAIDS

| By Maria Cheng | Aug 15
Winifred "Winnie" Byanyima, a former Ugandan politician and the current head of the humanitarian group Oxfam International, was appointed the new executive director of the U.N. AIDS agency on Wednesday.

Woman Who Lied about Spreading HIV Charged with Misdemeanor

Woman Who Lied about Spreading HIV Charged with Misdemeanor

| Aug 12
Police say a Georgia woman has been charged with a misdemeanor after she lied in a viral Facebook Live rant about being HIV-positive and intentionally infecting others.

Police: Woman Says She Lied in Video About Spreading HIV

Police: Woman Says She Lied in Video About Spreading HIV

| Aug 8
A Georgia woman told police she lied about being HIV-positive in a viral Facebook Live rant in which she claimed to have intentionally infected others.

Georgia Woman's Viral Rant Says She's Infecting Men with HIV

Georgia Woman's Viral Rant Says She's Infecting Men with HIV

| Aug 7
A Georgia woman who went on a viral Facebook Live rant claiming she was HIV-positive and intentionally infecting others is now being investigated by police.

Cities Again See More Overdose Deaths than Country Town

Cities Again See More Overdose Deaths than Country Town

| By Mike Stobbe | Aug 2
U.S. drug overdose deaths had been most common in Appalachia and other rural areas in recent years, but they are back to being more concentrated in big cities, according to a government report Friday.

New PrEP Protocol Reduces the Number of Pills Required

New PrEP Protocol Reduces the Number of Pills Required

| By David Tuller | Aug 1
Health officials and AIDS advocates in San Francisco hope to expand the use of an effective HIV prevention drug with a new approach that requires fewer pills than the standard once-a-day regimen.

Men and HIV: How Poverty, Violence and Inequality Play a Part

Men and HIV: How Poverty, Violence and Inequality Play a Part

| Aug 1
Are HIV-risk behaviors intimately tied to male power? A South African researcher examined this view and its impact on HIV transmission.

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