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My Best Friend Died of AIDS
February 7, 2019
Six years ago, I found my best friend in the hospital.  We hadn’t seen each other in a while--which isn’t uncommon for us.  We’d kept in touch through text and phone calls. I didn’t know my friend was sick until I walked into her hospital room and hardly recognized the person before me. My friend eventually confided in me that she had HIV and AIDS. ... read more »
Can Alternative Treatments Help with HIV?
January 31, 2019
Many people living with HIV choose to explore non-conventional therapies to ease the symptoms of HIV and side effects of the medications. ... read more »
APLA Health and Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Cut Ribbon on New Community Health Center
December 13, 2018
APLA Health commemorates World AIDS Day and continued fight against AIDS epidemics ... read more »
Black AIDS Institute Names New President & Chief Executive Officer
December 6, 2018
Longtime staffer selected from among 20 candidates after national 10-month search ... read more »
There’s A Pill For That! Los Angeles County Launches PrEP for Women Campaign
November 1, 2018
“Sister Friends: Get PrEP’d” Video Series for HIV Prevention ... read more »
Major AIDS Conference Aims to ‘Build Bridges’ Where Epidemic Still Surges
July 26, 2018
The International Conference on AIDS - the largest conference on any global health issue in the world – opens this week under the title “Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges.”  ... read more »
Empowered LA Youth Host 6th Annual ‘Spring into Love’
March 15, 2018
This year’s event will focus on health topics that dramatically affect young people of color in the South Los Angeles community. ... read more »
As Phill Wilson Retires, Black AIDS Institute Launches New Programs
February 8, 2018
As Phill Wilson Retires, Black AIDS Institute Launches New Programs ... read more »
‘Diva’s Simply Singing’ Celebrates 27 Years in HIV/AIDS Advocacy
December 21, 2017
There have been few champions of AIDS advocacy more vocal than actress, singer and activist, Sheryl Lee Ralph. Her star-studded “DIVAS Simply Singing!” signature AIDS benefit concert celebrated its 27th year last week here in Los Angeles. The event was held at the Taglyan Cultural Center and hosted by comedian Rolanda Watts. ... read more »
CDC Delivers Glimmer of HIV Hope
December 7, 2017
New CDC Vital Signs report finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than was previously reported. ... read more »
Why Ending AIDS in Africa Matters to Black Americans
December 6, 2017
In recent months, several African heads of state have made public their commitment to support the goal of ending AIDS by 2030. ... read more »
Namibian President Geingob Claimns Victory Over ‘Afropessimism’
November 30, 2017
While Namibia is one of nine countries in Africa categorized by the World Bank as “upper middle income,” the country has a poverty rate of 26.9 percent, an unemployment rate of 29.6 percent and an HIV prevalence rate of 16.9 percent. ... read more »
GW Researchers Study, Spread of HIV Cases in the District
October 26, 2017
Biostatisticians can combine location data with genetic samples to determine new mutations of the virus or outbreaks, Crandall said.  ... read more »
Taraji P. Henson & Jussie Smollett Discuss Heroes in the Struggle
October 14, 2017
Watch as reporter Brittany K. Jackson interviews Empire Stars Taraji P. Henson and Jussie Smollett about HIV/AIDS advocacy and what it means to be considered a "Hero in the Struggle" ... read more / watch video »
Community-driven Movement Aims to Reduce Rate of STDs
September 28, 2017
However, in light of the still-rising numbers, WeCanStopSTDsLA released an updated Pocket Guide to Sexual Health Services and Clinics in South L.A. on Sept. 20. ... read more »
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