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Indiana Declares Public Health Emergency in the Face of Worst HIV Outbreak in State History

Indiana Declares Public Health Emergency in the Face of Worst HIV Outbreak in State History

Originally posted 03/26/2015 12:15PM

Indiana Governor Mike Pence declared a public health emergency Thursday in the face of the worst outbreak of HIV in the state's history. Seventy-nine HIV cases have been linked to intravenous drug use in Southeastern Indiana's Scott County, and state health officials attribute it to an opiate painkiller called Opana. (Pence said Wednesday that Scott County typically sees just five cases per year.)

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Oh Yes He Did! Chris Rock Takes a Jab at Brian Williams at a Charity Event

Chris Rock Makes a Dig at Brian Williams at amfAR New York Gala

Originally posted 02/12/2015 11:00AM

Fashion and entertainment's elite gathered to raise money for AIDS research at the amfAR New York Gala Wednesday, and presenter Chris Rock couldn't help but stir a little controversy.

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U2 Minus 1: Bruce Springsteen and Chris Martin Sub for an Injured Bono at AIDS Benefit (VIDEO)

Originally posted 12/02/2014 01:45PM

Bono has some top notch understudies: Bruce Springsteen and Chris Martin of Coldplay acted as the U2 frontman, who is recovering from a bike accident, at a concert Monday night honoring World AIDS Day.

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Want to Take a Selfie with Kim K? Here's How You Can

Kim Kardashian Joins AIDS Fight with App

Originally posted 11/23/2014 09:30PM

Keeping up with Kim Kardashian could bring us one step closer to ending AIDS.

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What Did Miley Spend $300,000 on at Auction? | Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus Shells Out $300,000 for Nude Print at amFAR Gala – and Outbids Tom Ford

Originally posted 10/30/2014 04:10PM

"Money ain't nothing but money / When you get to the money, it ain't nothing but money," Miley Cyrus rapped on Bangerz – and the singer continued that cost-is-no-object sentiment at Wednesday's amFAR Inspiration Gala in Los Angeles.

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Padma Lakshmi: 'I Date Less as a Single Mom'

Padma Lakshmi: 'I Date Less as a Single Mom'

Originally posted 10/29/2014 02:30PM

With a busy career and a young daughter, romance is taking a backseat for Padma Lakshmi.

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Dick Donato: Reaction to HIV Disclosure Has Been 'Overwhelmingly Positive'

Dick Donato: Reaction to My HIV Disclosure Has Been 'Overwhelmingly Positive'

Originally posted 10/29/2014 11:25AM

When Big Brother winner Dick Donato decided to go public with his HIV-positive status earlier this month, he wasn't sure what to expect.

After all, Donato was best known as "Evel Dick," a reality-TV villain. "We'll see what people have to say about it," he told PEOPLE at the time. "Everyone will have an opinion."

As it turns out, the public has embraced Donato, who is currently appearing on Couples Therapy.

"The reaction has been overwhelmingly positive," he tells PEOPLE. "Absolutely fantastic."

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Ryan Lewis Opens Up About Fears His Mom Would Die of HIV

Ryan Lewis Opens Up About Fears His Mom Would Die of HIV

Originally posted 05/01/2014 10:30AM

When Ryan Lewis was 6 years old and found out his mom, Julie, was diagnosed with HIV, he couldn't keep it to himself.

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Ryan Lewis: My Mom Has HIV

Ryan Lewis: My Mom Has HIV

Originally posted 04/23/2014 11:40AM

Ryan Lewis has revealed that his mom, Julie Lewis, has lived with HIV for 30 years.

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Filed Under: HIV/AIDS, Macklemore

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