Tag Archives: HIV

HIV Positive Student Advocates Comprehensive Sex Education

By on March 17th, 2015 | Last updated: March 17, 2015 at 6:21 pm

Jessica Grobman was born with HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus. But it was not until she learned about HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in middle school that she began to understand she was different.

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Block party seeks to put violence, disease stats on “Road to Zero”

By on January 18th, 2014 | Last updated: January 18, 2014 at 6:11 pm

Road to Zero event seeks to curtail statistics on violence and sexually-transmitted diseases with speakers, pamphlets and free testing.

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‘Cat HIV’ Research Potential Breakthrough For HIV Vaccine

By on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 11:20 am

Recent research from UF and UCSF may eventually lead to a human AIDS vaccine, through the development of a HIV vaccine for cats.

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In wake of gay marriage debate, UF student questions FDA blood donation policy

By on April 5th, 2013 | Last updated: April 5, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Since the 1980s, the Food and Drug Administration has banned blood donations from gay men because of the risk of HIV/AIDS transmission. University of Florida student James J. Sadler hopes that ban will be lifted, so he and other gay men can donate blood.

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Alachua County Health Department promotes National HIV Testing Day

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:52 am

Today is National HIV testing day and the CDC has launched new efforts to increase the availability of HIV testing. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, better testing is a critical step towards more effective treatment and better results […]

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