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Florida leads nation in prisoners with HIV, study shows

Florida now leads the country in percentage of prisoners living with HIV, according to a new study. WMNF's Chris Young reports.

Free HIV testing at health department office in Citrus County’s Lecanto

The Florida Health department in Citrus County will observe World AIDS Day with free HIV testing at the health office in Lecanto County.

Free HIV testing for Pinellas residents

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County will offer no-cost walk-in HIV testing to the public at five clinical locations from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, June 27. Those locations are: St....

Free HIV testing at Enoch Davis Center in St. Pete this Saturday; elsewhere on Wednesday

Free HIV testing in Pinellas this Wednesday and Saturday; World AIDS Day.

How Florida law discourages people from learning their HIV status

The virus that causes AIDS is spreading in Florida faster than in any other state; so you’d think lawmakers would encourage people to get tested and know their HIV status. But Alejandro Acosta, the HIV...

Florida This Week: Senate opens door to fracking, new bill would make abortion a first-degree felony

By Rob Lorei Today on Radioactivity we listen back to the latest Florida This Week, a political discussion show on local PBS station WEDU that is moderated by Rob Lorei. This episode’s panel of political experts...
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Why are HIV/AIDS cases increasing in Florida & Hillsborough?

The number of HIV infections and cases of AIDS is increasing in Florida and in the Tampa Bay area. Michael Ruppal, the executive director of the AIDS Institute, says that in Hillsborough County 6,000 people...

$10 million to fund HIV treatment in Hillsborough County

$10 million to fund HIV patients in Hillsborough County

HIV/AIDS infections an epidemic among African-Americans

Florida HIV infection rates have increased recently in two groups: gay and bisexual males, and African-American females. WMNF’s Josh Holton reports from today’s National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS conference at the University of South...

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