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A lab technician works on a blood sample at a hospital. (FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Finds Funds For HIV/AIDS Services

The city of San Francisco has found enough money to maintain $1.8 million in HIV/AIDS services that were jeopardized by federal funding cuts.

01/10/2012

(AP)

San Francisco New HIV/ AIDS Research Facility Receives Federal Funding

Construction began on a new HIV/ AIDS research center in San Francisco Thursday, but the groundbreaking ceremony for the federally funded facility was a little bit different.

10/06/2011

aids walk 2011

San Francisco AIDS Walk Proves To Be Major Success

Sunday’s AIDS Walk San Francisco raised more than $3 million and has raised more than $77 million since it started in 1987.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/18/2011

(AP)

Thousands Flock To Golden Gate Park For Annual AIDS Walk

As many as 25,000 people were expected to gather in Golden Gate Park Sunday morning to take part in the city’s 25th annual AIDS Walk San Francisco.

CBS San Francisco–07/17/2011

A tub of Project Open Hand Peanut Butter. (Photo courtesy Project Open Hand)

Peanut Butter Helps San Francisco Nonprofit Spread Meals

Project Open Hand is using peanut butter to spread their help to the critically ill, homebound, elderly and those living with HIV/AIDS.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/24/2011

(AP)

30 Years Into Epidemic, New Anti-AIDS Campaign Launched

More than 600 people are infected annually with HIV in San Francisco, according to the Department of Public Health, and people fighting to stop the virus’s spread are reminding residents that AIDS is still a problem.

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011

(AP)

CBS 5 Special Coverage: AIDS At 30 Years

CBS 5’s Hank Plante was one of the first journalists in the nation to report on the AIDS epidemic.

KPIX 5–06/01/2011

(AP)

New HIV Statistics Alarm San Francisco Officials

Asian and Pacific Islander women had the highest rate of increase for HIV infection in the U.S., that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/17/2011

(AP)

California Officials Seek Lower Prices For AIDS Drugs

California’s treasurer on Friday became the second state official to ask leading makers of AIDS medications to extend lower prices and rebates for drugs to help the state’s budget crisis.

CBS San Francisco–04/08/2011

(AP)

Bay Area Study Could Provide Key To Prevent New HIV Infections

A study by San Francisco researchers could provide a key to preventing future HIV infections.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/01/2011

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