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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to students at the College of Charleston during a town hall meeting on Sept. 30, 2014 in Charleston, S.C. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: Obama Administration Makes Transmission Of Ebola Sound Similar To AIDS

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky told a group of college students Wednesday the deadly virus Ebola can spread from a person who has the disease to someone standing three feet away and said the White House should be honest about that.

10/17/2014

Marines lined up to have their temperatures taken by Liberian health workers as they left their planes. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

U.S. Marines Arrive At Ebola ‘Hot Zone’

Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone with an additional 100 Marines to join 200 already on the ground to help medical authorities cope with the outbreak.

10/09/2014

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, listens while President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Oct. 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Director: We Have To Work Now So Ebola ‘Is Not The World’s Next AIDS’

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told a top-level forum in Washington, D.C., that the Ebola outbreak is unlike anything he’s seen since the AIDS epidemic.

10/09/2014

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CDC: 110 Million Americans Have STDs At Any Given Time

Nearly 20 million cases of a sexually transmitted disease infection are reported each year in the United States and the number could be higher because many sufferers don’t show symptoms.

10/08/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov Internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocates: Insurance Companies Making HIV, AIDS Drugs Unaffordable Under Obamacare Exchange

Patient advocates say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaffordable in plans issued through the Affordable Care Act by shifting much of the cost to customers.

08/06/2014

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Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

07/24/2014

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HIV-Killing Condom Could Launch In Next Few Months

Australian company working with condom manufacturer to combine anti-viral gel with lubricant.

07/23/2014

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Soy Sauce May Hold Secret Ingredient In Treatment Of HIV/AIDS

Soy sauce may hold the secret ingredient in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

05/09/2014

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Studies Show Big Promise for HIV Prevention Drug

Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.

03/04/2014

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Epilepsy Drug Blocks HIV in Lab Study as Human Tests are Planned

Can an experimental drug developed to treat epilepsy block the AIDS virus? A preliminary lab study suggests it’s possible, and researchers are eager to try it in people.

12/19/2013

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