AIDS, Cancer Patients Suffer Sticker Shock After Cost Of Life-Saving Drug Increases 5000%After acquiring the rights to the life-saving drug Daraprim last August, Turing Pharmaceuticals raised the price from $13.50 to $750 per tablet last month.
Magazine Printed Using HIV-Positive Blood Goes On Sale To Raise AwarenessThe magazine's chief editor said holding a copy of Vandgardist will be like "holding somebody who is HIV positive." It will not harm you.
San Diego Man Gets 6 Months Jail For Spreading HIVA San Diego man who knowingly infected another man with HIV was sentenced Monday to six months in jail.
Consumer Watchdog Sues Cigna For Alleged Discrimination Against People With HIV/AIDSA class-action lawsuit against Cigna claims the company's new policy discriminates against people with HIV and AIDS and violates the federal health law by requiring them to get their medications from its mail-order pharmacy.
SF Jail Program Is The Model For Law To Provide Free Condoms To California PrisonersA new law in California will require state prisons to make condoms available to all prisoners, even though sex between inmates is still a crime.
FDA Favors Dropping 31-Year-Old Ban On Gay Blood DonationsFederal health officials are recommending an end to the nation's lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.
Former Porn Industry Workers Protest In Oakland Over Condom Rules They Say Are Being DisregardedFormer porn stars are speaking out about a job risk they say is not being taken seriously, while some porn industry advocates say it's much ado about nothing.
UCSF Ebola Preparedness Harkens Back To Early Days Of AIDSOfficials at UCSF say its hospitals have prepared should someone at any of its facilities show signs of the Ebola virus, despite the very low risk of anyone contracting the disease locally.
San Francisco Supervisor Introduces Legislation To Allocate $800K For Residents Who Can't Afford HIV/AIDS DrugsSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos introduced legislation Tuesday that would allocate about $800,000 to not only assist San Franciscans who can’t afford preventative HIV/AIDS drugs but would also pay health navigators to increase education about the effectiveness of the drug.
San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Make HIV/AIDS Drug Available To Anyone Who Needs ItSupervisor David Campos wants the Board to appropriate an extra $807,000 to cover the cost of providing Truvada to any San Franciscan who needs it.
San Francisco Could Be First City In The World To Provide Free HIV Prevention Pill To ResidentsA San Francisco supervisor is asking the city to provide a HIV prevention drug to all residents free of charge.
HIV-Positive Man In San Diego Accused Of Intentionally Infecting Dozens Of Other MenAn HIV-positive man in San Diego is facing charges of intentionally infecting at least two dozen other men with the virus that causes AIDS.