HIV/AIDS

(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

female condom

New Campaign Aimed At Reducing HIV Transmission Launches in San Francisco

The female condom: it’s not just for women. That’s the the idea behind a new marketing campaign launched in San Francisco Monday, targeting gay men.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/14/2011

(AP)

San Francisco High Schoolers Hold HIV-Testing Day

Nearly all 75 members of the senior class at The Urban School of San Francisco got tested for HIV in the school gym Friday.

CBS San Francisco–02/11/2011

(AP)

San Francisco’s Black Coalition On AIDS Campaigns To Increase Awareness

African-Americans account for nearly half of new HIV infections, despite being only 13 percent of the nation’s population.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/07/2011

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

San Francisco Anti-AIDS Groups Hail Drug, Worry About Cost

AIDS prevention advocates are hailing a pill newly shown to protect against HIV as a great tool for disease prevention.

CBS San Francisco–11/24/2010

(AP)

California Porn Actor Tests Positive For HIV

A porn actor has tested positive for HIV at a California clinic, resulting in efforts to track down all partners who may have been exposed so they can be tested.

CBS San Francisco–10/12/2010

Groups Allege CA Agency Shared HIV Patient Data

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ California’s health department is being accused of violating state privacy laws by giving personal information about HIV-positive patients to a nonprofit group.

09/09/2010

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