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9:05 am on Tuesday September 16, 2014

Southern States Are Now Epicenter of HIV/AIDS in the U.S.

Southern states now have the highest rates of new HIV diagnoses, the largest percentage of people living with the disease, and the most people dying from it, according to Rainey Campbell, executive director of the Southern AIDS Coalition, a non-...
9:56 am on Tuesday April 30, 2013

21st Annual Dining with Friends is Saturday

This Saturday, May 4, Lowcountry AIDS Services (LAS) will celebrate the 21st Anniversary of their Dining with Friends event. The fundraising event benefits one of the largest HIV nonprofits in the state which provides direct client services and...
8:21 am on Tuesday April 24, 2012

Eating Out to Help Those with HIV/AIDS

Food and philanthropy are two things the people in the Lowcountry do well. On April 26, the second yearly Dining Out for Life event is combining these strengths to raise money for the Roper St. Francis (RSF) Ryan White Program — a federally funded...
6:46 am on Monday November 21, 2011

Hands Across the Strand, help celebrate World AIDS Day

Flickr user flythebirdpath~}~}~} Hands Across the Sand, Morro Bay, CA, June 26, 2010 In celebration of World AIDS Day, The Advocates for Life and Careteam are sponsoring a beach event to bring awareness to funding shortages around the AIDS Drug...
5:48 am on Saturday August 8, 2009

Andrew Petersen wants to make sure you don't forget AIDS is a very real risk

Image by Flickr user andymccarthyuk Image by 20090808-ribbon.jpg The Post and Courier has a profile of Andrew Petersen who recently forgot about the risk of AIDS and found himself infected. And now he's working to ensure others don't make the same...
3:43 am on Friday December 12, 2008

Living with AIDS in Charleston

Image by Flickr user new1mprovedImage by 20081211-aids-ribbon.jpg A reader tipped me off to a disappointingly hard to find -- but none-the-less great -- story that The Post and Courier did for World AIDS Day about a local gay couple living with the...
4:34 pm on Saturday November 22, 2008

AIDS in the Lowcountry

Image by Flickr user MastaBabaImage by 20081122-aids.jpg Charleston Magazine looks at AIDS in the Lowcountry: Here in the Lowcountry and across America, the face of AIDS is changing. No longer primarily a gay man’s disease concentrated in urban...
11:20 am on Monday September 8, 2008

"Nudie" calendars support AIDS crisis

Image by The Naked TruthImage by 20080908aidscalendar.jpg Two local Charleston women, Jessica Lambrakos and Tera Mabe, assembled a calendar laced with tastefully undressed Charlestonians to raise money for awareness of the AIDS crisis. For nearly a...
5:02 am on Friday June 27, 2008

Today is HIV day; get tested for free

Today is National HIV Testing Day and free testing is being offered throughout the country and region. For the most current locations call (800) 322-AIDS (2437). A list of scheduled locations is below: Free HIV testing is offered today at: -...
9:09 pm on Saturday June 14, 2008

Bill aims to safeguard identities of HIV-positive youths

Image by CDC via Wikimedia CommonsImage by 20080601hiv.jpg A scanning electron micrograph shows HIV on a white blood cell. With a new bill, the state legislatures hopes to refine the HIV reporting process in schools. Update: Governor Sanford vetoed...
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