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LANSING — A team of researchers has published findings that, they say, indicate criminalization of HIV may discourage testing and hinder efforts to prevent the spread of the disease. More…
The results of a weeks-long investigation of a criminal case More… in Grand Rapids, Mich., involving the state’s HIV disclosure law has resulted in state advocacy groups and public health experts calling for state health officials to investigate the case.
The American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer posted a blog More… last week in which he defends his support for the AIDS denialism movement and Dr. Peter Duesberg’s claims that HIV does not cause AIDS.
Kent County announced in late December More… that it had issued a statewide notice to other health departments in Michigan regarding the 51-year-old Comstock Park man who allegedly attempted to infect “hundreds” of people with HIV. But just how that notice was issued, where, and what the guidelines for such a
An alleged admission by a 51-year-old Comstock Park, Mich., man that he attempted to infect hundreds of people with HIV through unprotected sexual activity and needle-sharing has sparked a media feeding frenzy, which HIV activists and legal experts have roundly censured as “sensationalist.” More…
Under newly proposed legislation, the federal government would no longer fund projects that only teach sex education in the context of “abstinence only until marriage.” More…
An HIV-positive 30-year-old resident of Minnesota has been convicted by a jury of attempted first degree assault for allegedly failing to use a condom during sex.
United Press International reports More… that while the jury believed the man had disclosed his HIV-positive status to his partner, it was obligated to find