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HIV/AIDS

(CBS)

Some CPMC Patients Urged To Get HIV Tests After Equipment Improperly Sterilized

Some patients at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco have been warned to get tested for HIV and other infectious diseases after hospital officials learned some equipment was improperly sterilized, a hospital spokesman said Friday.

03/28/2014

(AP)

Scientists Say Baby Born With HIV Apparently Cured

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

03/03/2013

GLAAD Manhattan Summer Event

Singer Martha Wash Receives Honored For HIV/AIDS Fundraising

Martha Wash was a guest on CBS 5′s Bay Sunday to talk about her Lifetime Achievement Award and her many fundraising efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

11/30/2012

(Department of Health and Human Services)

Report: Some Dietary Supplements Illegally Labeled

Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended scientific evidence to back up their purported health claims, government investigators warn in a new review of the $20 billion supplement industry.

10/03/2012

Stribild, AIDS Drug, Gilead Sciences

SF Ballot Measure Sought To Fight Pricing Of New AIDS Drug

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is spearheading a ballot measure in San Francisco to combat what it calls “predatory pricing” of a new AIDS drug.

08/30/2012

(CBS)

East Oakland Pharmacy Part Of Pilot Program Offering Free HIV Tests

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is rolling out a pilot program to offer HIV tests at neighborhood pharmacies, including one in East Oakland.

06/26/2012

(CBS)

SF Mayor Lee Urged To Restore HIV/AIDS Funding Cut By Feds

San Francisco supervisors joined HIV/AIDS health care providers and advocates on the steps of City Hall to call on Mayor Ed Lee to restore funding cut by the federal government.

05/16/2012

Bottles of antiretroviral drug Truvada are displayed at Jack's Pharmacy on November 23, 2010 in San Anselmo, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FDA Panel Backs Foster City Drug Maker’s HIV Prevention Pill

The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.

05/09/2012

Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi.  (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Pelosi Honored At National AIDS Memorial Grove In San Francisco

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi was honored at the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park where for her work on the issue of HIV/AIDS.

04/21/2012

(CBS)

White House Names San Francisco Doctor New AIDS Czar

A San Francisco physician who oversaw the city’s efforts to prevent HIV infections has been named as director of the Office of National AIDS Policy.

03/14/2012

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