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  • Supermodel Linda Evangelista, actress Goldie Hawn and designer Kenneth Cole lent their star power to a glitzy charity dinner and auction.
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AIDS, brazil, entertainment
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton's support of gay rights has earned her a special honor from the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
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hillary clinton, elton john, AIDS, gay marriage, entertainment
  • Action News
  • A man charged with fatally stabbing his wife and adult son in their suburban Phoenix home told investigators he carried out the killings out of a fear he had given his wife HIV from prostitutes.
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arizona, stabbing, AIDS, national/world
  • Health officials say hundreds of patients of an Oklahoma oral surgeon accused of unsanitary practices showed up to be tested for HIV and hepatits.
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oklahoma, AIDS, national/world
  • The crisp, stucco exterior of an Oklahoma dental clinic concealed what health inspectors say they found inside: rusty instruments used on patients with infectious diseases and a pattern of unsanitary practices that put thousands of people at risk for hepatitis and the virus that causes AIDS.
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AIDS, oklahoma, national/world
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday.
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  • A 14-year-old boy and his mother will receive $700,000 from the settlement of an AIDS discrimination lawsuit against a private boarding school that refused to enroll him because he's HIV-positive.
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hershey, AIDS, pennsylvania, local/state
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  • The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a new anti-HIV pill that combines four medicines to combat the virus that causes AIDS.
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fda, AIDS, healthcheck
  • Camp Bright Feathers
  • Camp Bright Feathers caters to kids whose lives have been disrupted by HIV and AIDS.
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AIDS, children, teens, new jersey, special reports, lisa thomas-laury
  • Camp Bright Feathers
  • Click play to watch Lisa Thomas Laury's special report from Action News at 11:00 p.m.
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AIDS, children, teens, new jersey, local/state
  • A 9th-grader from the Phila. area was considering an admissions offer by a private boarding school after it announced a new policy.
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AIDS, children, school, harrisburg, hershey, pennsylvania, local/state
  • A Pennsylvania school for low income and socially disadvantaged students says it will now treat HIV-positive applicants the same as all others.
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school, AIDS, hershey, pennsylvania, local/state
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spent Wednesday urging Americans to be tested for HIV.
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AIDS, healthcheck
  • Would you go to a drugstore to get tested for AIDS?
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AIDS, walgreens, national/world
  • A pill that has long been used to treat HIV has moved one step closer to becoming the first drug approved to prevent healthy people from becoming infected with the virus that causes AIDS.
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fda, AIDS, healthcheck
  • A former professional wrestler was sentenced Monday to 32 years in prison for having sex with women without telling them he had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS.
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AIDS, national/world
  • Shivi Brian Neil
  • A local college student is being accused of robbing a drug store and threatening to stick the clerk with an HIV-infected needle.
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pennsylvania, robbery, berks county, montgomery county, AIDS, crime
  • Bandit uses needle threat to hold up pharmacies
  • The thief is holding up pharmacies by telling store workers he's armed with a needle infected with the AIDS virus.
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pennsylvania, robbery, berks county, montgomery county, AIDS, crime, walter perez
  • Bandit uses needle threat to hold up pharmacies
  • Click play to watch Walter Perez's report
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pennsylvania, robbery, berks county, montgomery county, AIDS, local/state
  • Canadian researchers will soon begin human clinical trials of a vaccine to prevent HIV.
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fda, AIDS, canada, healthcheck
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  • Philadelphia man turns stunning diagnosis into good health, activism
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  • A private boarding school connected with the Hershey chocolate company says it was trying to protect other students when it denied admission to a Philadelphia-area teenager because he is HIV-positive.
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school, AIDS, hershey, pennsylvania, local/state
  • President Barack Obama is announcing a deeper U.S. commitment to combatting the pandemic of AIDS, declaring: "We can beat this disease."
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president barack obama, AIDS, national/world
  • Claims that a nocturnal Asian lizard can be used to help treat the HIV virus have led to a sharp boom in smuggling of the reptile, putting it at risk, a conservation group said Tuesday.
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Malaysia, AIDS, wildlife preservation, animals
  • Philadelphia's rate of HIV and AIDS infections is five times the national average, and twice that of New York City, Yet one in five infected people don't know.
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AIDS, philadelphia, pennsylvania, local/state
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar is keeping busy while on hiatus from his TNT "Franklin & Bash" dramedy by trekking across the East Coast on a motorcycle ride for charity.
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AIDS, entertainment
  • Janet Jackson, former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Brooke Shields joined thousands of revelers in risque attire Saturday at the Life Ball, a flamboyant Austrian fundraiser for people with HIV and AIDS.
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austria, AIDS, janet jackson, bill clinton, entertainment
  • Janet Jackson says every little bit helps when it comes to fighting AIDS.
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janet jackson, AIDS, austria, entertainment
  • The Philippine immigration chief has rescinded an order barring a movie actor who is HIV positive from entering the country.
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philippines, AIDS, entertainment
  • A very unusual blood transplant appears to have cured an American man living in Berlin of infection with the AIDS virus, but doctors say the approach is not practical for wide use.
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AIDS, healthcheck
  • A very unusual blood transplant appears to have cured an American man living in Berlin of infection with the AIDS virus, but doctors say the approach is not practical for wide use.
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AIDS, healthcheck
  • The resounding message on this 7th Annual World AIDS day: there is much to be thankful for, but still much work to be done.
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AIDS, national/world
  • Celebrities die for World Aids Day
  • Check out pictures of the "dead" celebrities, and find out how to bring them back to life!
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AIDS, entertainment
  • Get the latest Philadelphia news and headlines from across the Delaware and Lehigh valleys every day on 6abc.com.
  • Authorities in northern Pennsylvania say an HIV-positive man is in custody after he fathered a child with a 14-year-old girl.
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AIDS, child sex assault, rape, pennsylvania, crime
  • Hoops for Hope
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  • Hoops for Hope
  • Countless 16-year-old boys dream of playing basketball for a living, Austin Gutwein plays basketball for life.
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pennsylvania, montgomery county, AIDS, local/state, brian taff
  • Some 950 HIV-positive patients in New Jersey will soon no longer receive free AIDS medications.
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new jersey, AIDS, healthcheck
  • HIV baby
  • The United Nations says mother-to-child HIV transmission can be eliminated by 2015 if health programs receive increased investments as planned.
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AIDS, healthcheck