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  • Hamas slams 'Arafat the coward'

    05/22/2016 3:08:12 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/5/16 | Dalit Halevi
    Senior Hamas politburo official Mahmoud al-Zahar reignited the war of words between his terrorist organization and Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction, which have long been bitter rivals. Hamas and Fatah have remained violently divided despite the unity deal sealed by Abbas in April 2014 when he torpedoed the US-led peace talks. In recent days - even as Egypt is leading talks in Cairo to try and unify the Palestinian factions - al-Zahar upped the ante on Hamas-Fatah tensions by slamming Fatah founder and arch-terrorist Yasser Arafat for being a "coward" and fleeing a battle with Israel, before...
  • CDC: Southerners' 'Racism' And 'Homophobia' Cause Gay Men's High HIV Rates

    05/22/2016 3:35:09 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 70 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | May 21, 2016 | Peter Hasson
    An issue brief published on Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control claimed that that Southerners' "racism," and "homophobia" may be causing high HIV rates in the South that are disproportionately high among African-Americans and homosexuals. [Snip] The CDC claims that one of the "factors driving the Southern HIV epidemic" could be the apparent bigotry of Southerners. "Issues such as homophobia and transphobia, racism, and general discomfort with public discussion of sexuality may be more widespread in the South and can lead to higher levels of stigma," the CDC claims. And increased levels of stigma - according to the...
  • New Map Reveals HIV Risk Greatest in Southern Cities for Gay, Bisexual Men

    05/18/2016 4:44:51 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 16 replies
    ABC News via Yahoo! ^ | May 18, 2016 | MICHAEL NEDELMAN
    A map documenting HIV rates for gay and bisexual men has revealed they are most at risk for becoming infected in multiple southern cities, according to a report being presented today by Emory University researchers. The cities with the highest rates included Columbia, South Carolina, El Paso, Texas, and Jackson, Mississippi. In these cities, more than 25 percent of men who have sex with men (MSM) had been diagnosed with HIV. “This is really the first time we’ve been able to examine the HIV infection burden ... at such fine levels of geography,” Eli Rosenberg, assistant professor of epidemiology at...
  • Sex roulette parties where one person is secretly HIV+ and nobody is allowed to use condoms [tr]

    05/16/2016 10:39:39 AM PDT · by C19fan · 62 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 16, 2016 | Charlie Moore
    Sex roulette parties where one person is secretly HIV positive and nobody is allowed to use condoms are on the rise, warn doctors. The parties are usually attended by gay men, who are entertained by the 'thrill' of not knowing whether they will be infected or not. Spanish doctors have noted a rise in the sex roulette parties where attendees often take anti-viral drugs to reduce the risk of transmission.
  • Pedagogues for Prostitution

    05/13/2016 8:46:44 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 2 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 12, 2016 | Cliff Kincaid
    The next great cause, now popular in academia, is legalizing prostitution. The author of "Friendship as a Way of Life: Foucault, AIDS, and the Politics of Shared Estrangement," [Dr. Tom] Roach based much of his presentation [at the University of Maryland recently] on the work of Michel Foucault (1926–1984), a French philosopher who died of AIDS and was accused of deliberately infecting his partners with the deadly disease. "In the mid-1970’s," says the LGBT History website, "Foucault taught at the University of California, Berkeley. He became enamored with San Francisco and its liberated gay sexuality—especially the bathhouses." Foucault declared, "I...
  • SHOCKING News The Cause Of Death For Singer Prince Was Full Blown AIDS!

    04/28/2016 11:01:18 AM PDT · by Morgana · 47 replies
    TNNRaw ^ | April 28, 2016 | Tommy Sotomayor
    SHOCKING News The Cause Of Death For Singer Prince Was Full Blown AIDS! video only on link
  • Industry Source: Prince Diagnosed With AIDS Weeks Before His Death

    04/27/2016 6:15:48 PM PDT · by drewh · 62 replies
    The Scottish Daily Record ^ | 18:51, 27 APR 2016 | BY CHRISTOPHER BUCKTIN
    ICONIC musician Prince was diagnosed with AIDS just weeks before his death, according to reports in the US. An industry source interviewed by The National Enquirer messaged friends on April 19 to share that the singer was suffering from the disease. It is said the singer was 'preparing to die' for weeks and the source claimed 'he was in bad shape'. “Doctors told Prince his blood count was unusually low and that his body temperature had dropped dangerously below the normal 98.6 degrees to 94 degrees. “He was totally iron-deficient, very weak and often disoriented. "He rarely ate and when...
  • Charlie Sheen Under Felony Investigation for Threatening to Put a $20k Hit on Ex-Porn Star Fiance

    04/06/2016 5:04:20 PM PDT · by drewh · 30 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 6, 2016 | Kipp Jones
    The Los Angeles Police Department launched a felony investigation into Charlie Sheen Tuesday after the actor allegedly made death threats against his former fiancée, porn star Brett Rossi, according to numerous reports. The reported investigation centers on allegations made by Rossi, whose legal name is Scottine Ross, during an interview with the LAPD last week. Ross is suing Sheen in civil court and claims he did not disclose his HIV-positive before they had unprotected sex. She filed a “criminal threats” report last week in California, and was awarded an emergency restraining order against Sheen. Police are reportedly working to obtain...
  • A Teacher’s First Encounter with Gay Activism

    03/30/2016 3:56:08 PM PDT · by NYer · 19 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | March 30, 2016 | TOM MCLAUGHLIN
    Homosexuality became an issue early in my teaching career with the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, which coincided with my return to the classroom from an administrative position in 1979. The outbreak was a major news story and I covered it in the current events portion of my classes. We had only one nurse for six schools in our Fryeburg, Maine district and she asked if she could come into my social studies classes so we could teach sex education together. She believed my presence would make it easier on the boys. She was a conservative, Catholic woman and...
  • NY Times Quotes Old Left-Wing Insults Days After Nancy Reagan Death: 'Adolf Reagan'

    03/12/2016 4:29:46 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | March 12, 2016 | Clay Waters
    Hillary Clinton broke a cardinal rule of the angry left –saying something nice about a Republican who recently passed away. After she was savaged for saying Nancy Reagan had been out front in confronting AIDS, an angry backlash ensued, and Clinton quickly fell into line. The controversy was worth seven paragraphs in the New York Times print edition, but reporter and chief Hillary-follower Amy Chozick really let the leftist insults fly in the longer online version (h/t veteran commenter Gary Hall), hitting both the Reagans and Hillary in a nasty tone, under the solemn circumstances: "The problem with Mrs. Clinton’s...
  • Hillary Clinton says she misspoke about how Reagans dealt with Aids crisis

    03/11/2016 2:38:59 PM PST · by kevcol · 50 replies
    The Guardian ^ | March 11, 2016 | Sam Levin
    Hillary Clinton outraged LGBT activists on Friday with her comments at Nancy Reagan's funeral praising the former first lady for helping start a "national conversation" about HIV... . . Advocates in the San Francisco Bay Area – who survived the epidemic and had watched friends and loved ones die in great numbers – consider the Reagans, through their inaction, responsible for the death of thousands of LGBT people.
  • Clinton apologizes for calling Nancy Reagan a 'very effective, low-key' AIDS advocate

    03/11/2016 3:18:16 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/11/16 | Dan Merica
    Hillary Clinton apologized on Friday for calling the late Nancy Reagan a "very effective, low-key" advocate on AIDS/HIV, saying she "misspoke" in an interview with MSNBC. ... Many in the gay community have criticized Reagan for not doing more to respond to the AIDS outbreak during his presidency. Chad Griffin, the president of the Human Rights Campaign and a former Clinton White House aide, knocked the Clinton.... ....Clinton soon after tweeted an apology....
  • Hillary Clinton Apologizes For Praising Nancy Reagan (on the day of her funeral)

    03/11/2016 2:42:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 49 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 3/11/16 | Alex Pfeiffer
    Hillary Clinton apologized Friday for praising the late Nancy Reagan’s response to the 1980s AIDS crisis on the day of the former first lady’s funeral. Hillary had said, “It may be hard for your viewers to remember how difficult it was for people to talk about HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.” Clinton added, “With [Nancy’s] very effective, low-key advocacy…it penetrated the public consciousness and people began to say: we have to do something about this too.” The comments were not well received on the Left.
  • CDC: Half of gay black men will get HIV/AIDS

    02/29/2016 11:31:35 AM PST · by wagglebee · 50 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/29/16 | Dustin Siggins
    WASHINGTON, D.C., February 29, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – In a first-of-its-kind analysis, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have concluded that one in two black men who are gay or bisexual will contract HIV.In an infographic released last week, one in six men who have sex with men (MSM) will contract HIV in their lifetimes, with half of black MSM likely to contract. Black men are the most likely racial and gender demographic to contract HIV, with a five-percent chance of contraction.White women are the least likely to contract the disease of the demographics examined – blacks, Hispanics, and whites of...
  • AIDS Victim Tells UAE Police She Slept With Many to 'Destroy' Men

    02/17/2016 10:08:56 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Wednesday, February 17, 2016
    Confesses to intentionally spreading AIDS A 19-year-old girl infected with AIDS told police that she had slept with many men in Abu Dhabi although she knew that she was suffering from the killer disease. Police arrested the girl with two men at an apartment in the capital and medical tests showed she was suffering from the Acquired Immuno-deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). She admitted that she was infected with the HIV virus following a relationship with a man carrying the virus. 'She confessed that she was intentionally spreading AIDS among men because she wanted to destroy them after she was infected...
  • The Hedonist Left Doesn't Care if You Get AIDS

    12/26/2015 5:37:36 PM PST · by Benny Huang · 32 replies
    Wounded American Warrior ^ | December 26, 2015 | Benny Huang
    Just in case there was any lingering doubt that Planned Parenthood doesn't give a hoot about "women's health"--or anyone's health, for that matter--the abortion giant is now on record favoring the "right" of HIV-positive people not to disclose their status to sex partners. From their pamphlet, the ironically titled "Happy, Healthy, and Hot": "Your decision about whether to disclose may change with different people and situations. You have the right to decide if, when, and how to disclose your HIV status." Surely the pamphlet only means friends and co-workers though, right? Actually, no. The pamphlet continues: "Some countries have laws...
  • FDA Cancels Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Males

    12/22/2015 8:35:27 AM PST · by chuckee · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 21, 2015
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) nullified a 30-year ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men. The FDA ban, which went into effect during the 1980s AIDS crisis, prohibited blood from gay men as a way to stop transmission of HIV. Many early cases of AIDS and HIV resulted from blood transfusions, as was the case with tennis superstar Arthur Ashe. However, the new policy will not accept “donations from men who have had sex with another man in the previous year.” Australia and the United Kingdom also use the 12-month window. “Ultimately, the 12-month deferral window is...
  • FDA Lifts Ban on Blood Donations from Men Who Have Had Sex with Men

    12/21/2015 12:02:09 PM PST · by xzins · 123 replies
    Townhall ^ | 21 Dec 15 | Christine Rousselle
    The Food and Drug Administration has lifted the ban on blood donations from men who have engaged in sexual relations with another man. Now, in order to donate blood, a man will have had to have been abstinent for the period of one year prior to donation. This new policy is similar to the deferral period for a woman who has engaged in sexual activity with a man who had previously sexual activity with another man, or for someone who has traveled to a country where malaria is prevalent. The Food and Drug Administration released final rules on Monday that...
  • FDA eases restrictions on blood donations from gay men

    12/21/2015 9:57:45 AM PST · by PROCON · 39 replies
    AP ^ | Dec. 21, 2015 | MATTHEW PERRONE
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal health officials are lifting the nation's 32-year-old lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, but major restrictions will continue to limit who can donate. The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday it will replace the blanket ban with a new policy barring donations from men who have had sex with a man in the previous year. While the one-year-ban has been criticized by activists it matches policies in other countries, including Australia, Japan and the U.K. Gay rights activists said the new policy is a "step in the right direction," but falls short.
  • Manhattan dentist arrested for child porn & accused of trying to spread HIV... once an AIDS activist

    11/21/2015 3:06:31 PM PST · by Perseverando · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 21, 2015 | Daily Mail Online Reporter and Kelly Mclaughlin For Dailymail.com
    John Wallace Wolf was arrested on Friday for sharing child pornography and intentionally trying to spread HIV The 59-year-old was ironically an AIDS activist who had previously fought for the rights of people with HIV In 1998, he took a fellow Manhattan dentist to court alleging he had discriminated against people with HIV Wolf was investigated by the FBI after a meth dealer who was arrested last March became an informant for the Brooklyn US Attorney's Office Wolf claimed to be HIV positive and 'at times punctured holes in condoms in an intentional attempt to spread the HIV virus...
  • Porn World in Panic Over Charlie Sheen’s HIV Diagnosis

    11/20/2015 6:36:22 AM PST · by C19fan · 31 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | November 20, 2015 | Aurora Snow and Marlow Stern
    Well-known for his porn star companions, Charlie Sheen’s recent admission to being HIV-positive has sent a ripple of fear through the adult industry. There’s no protocol in place for this. There are no records of who Sheen’s hired, thus no quarantine list for the porn stars he’s been sexually active with. In the semi-regulated world of adult film, when an HIV scare is made known everyone asks, “Did I perform with the person who tested positive?” Fear turns to panic if it was a close call, relief if it wasn’t. That’s only after a name is released—or patient zero comes...
  • Charlie Sheen says he has HIV virus, has paid millions to keep it secret

    11/17/2015 6:41:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 96 replies
    FOX News ^ | 11/17/2015
    Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen revealed on Tuesday he is HIV positive. In an interview Tuesday on NBC's "Today," the 50-year-old Sheen says he tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS about four years ago. "It's a hard three letters to absorb. It's a turning point in one's life," the former "Two and a Half Men" actor said. Sheen said he had already paid "upwards of $10 million" to keep the information secret. "We're talking shakedowns," he said. Sheen said that he did have unprotected sex since being diagnosed, but also claimed he had told every partner since being...
  • Charlie Sheen to Make "Revealing Personal Announcement" to Matt Lauer

    11/16/2015 9:56:15 AM PST · by conservative98 · 83 replies
    THR ^ | 11/16/2015 | THR Staff
    Charlie Sheen will be making a "revealing personal announcement" to Matt Lauer on Tuesday, Nov. 17 on Today. The Today show announced the live in-studio interview with the actor on Monday. The interview will be posted on Today.com after it airs, according to the press release. Recently, RadarOnline published a blind item about a Hollywood actor who had been diagnosed as HIV-positive.
  • Hollywood Superstar’s Desperate Battle With AIDS Revealed

    Decades of debauchery have finally caught up with one of Hollywood’s top megastars. In a bombshell world exclusive, RadarOnline.com can reveal that a bad-boy Tinseltown star has been hiding an explosive secret from the world: He is HIV-positive. Multiple informed sources confirm the world-famous actor, whom Radar has chosen not to identify, has been diagnosed with the deadly virus that usually leads to AIDS itself. The middle-aged star learned at least two years ago that he had contracted HIV — but he has desperately hidden it from the world, terrified his fans will turn against him.
  • Medieval Plague May Explain Resistance to HIV

    03/10/2005 3:11:16 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 47 replies · 1,885+ views
    Yahoo! News (Reuters) ^ | 3/10/2005 | n/a
    Medieval Plague May Explain Resistance to HIV LONDON (Agence de Presse Medicale) - The persistent epidemics of hemorrhagic fever that struck Europe during the Middle Ages provided the selection pressures that have made 10 percent of Europeans resistant to HIV infection, according to a UK study. A mutation called delta-32 in the cellular receptor dubbed CCR5 protects against HIV infection, and is found more often in Europeans than other populations. Scientists have previously suggested that the genetic mutation became common because it protected people against the Black Death or smallpox epidemics, while those with normal CCR5 were wiped out. But...
  • Plague Infected Humans Much Earlier Than Previously Thought

    10/24/2015 6:14:01 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 17 replies
    EurekAlert! ^ | October 22, 2015 | Joseph Caputo of Cell Press
    Y. pestis was the notorious culprit behind the sixth century's Plague of Justinian, the Black Death, which killed 30%-50% of the European population in the mid-1300s, and the Third Pandemic, which emerged in China in the 1850s. Earlier putative plagues, such as the Plague of Athens nearly 2,500 years ago and the second century's Antonine Plague, have been linked to the decline of Classical Greece and the undermining of the Roman army. However, it has been unclear whether Y. pestis could have been responsible for these early epidemics because direct molecular evidence for this bacterium has not been obtained from...
  • NIGERGATE: The FBI re-opens the case, joint investigation with SISMI

    12/04/2005 12:00:26 PM PST · by parnasokan · 18 replies · 1,446+ views
    IL GIORNALE ^ | December 4, 2005 | By Gian Marco Chiocci and Mario Sechi
    NIGERGATE: The FBI re-opens the case, joint investigation with SISMI, the role of the French 007’s to be examined Chiocci and Sechi strike again. The following appeared in the Sunday edition of Il Giornale, interesting reading indeed. Of particular interest is the French slant, interesting because it needs to be investigated, interesting also because the first to point it out were the people her at FR. This new joint FBI-SISMI investigation has to be followed closely because it’s going to turn up some startling little gems, a lot of people are going to get very upset. Lets watch it happen………....
  • “Bone-Thin” Obama Appearance Renews Poor Health Rumors

    10/13/2015 7:31:18 AM PDT · by all the best · 119 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | October 10, 2015
    He continues to battle a nicotine addiction and has spent a small fortune keeping his records private – including his medical history. Though viewed as the picture of health in 2008, Barack Obama appeared more gaunt the following year and since then weight fluctuations became more numerous and more dramatic as a chameleon-like cycle of a man who shows up looking drastically different than he did just weeks prior. Rumors of heavy makeup for public appearances to mask “skin discoloration issues” have persisted for a number of years, as has the ongoing speculation of what was the true nature of...
  • There But for the Grace of God go I

    10/12/2015 8:42:08 PM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 11 replies
    9/12/2015 | Charles O'Connell
     A substantial number of those ensnared in "The Gay Lifestyle" were sexually abused as children.  In The Syndemic of STDs and AIDS among MSM, sympathetic author Dale O'Leary, author of One Man, One Woman: A Catholic's Guide to Defending Marriage, mourns the fact of the high incidence of childhood sexual abuse against those who later end up in a homosexual lifestyle. Childhood Sexual Abuse and Other Adverse Events  MSM are more likely to have been victims of childhood sexual abuse. Stall and associates note that a history of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) has been linked to increase risk of HIV infection....
  • San Francisco Is Changing Face of AIDS Treatment (NYT alert)

    10/05/2015 10:11:15 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 17 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 5, 2015 | DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.
    SAN FRANCISCO — It wasn’t his first broken condom, so Rafael didn’t worry. But three weeks later, the man he’d met in a bar called to say that he had “probably been exposed” to H.I.V. Rafael, a muscular, affable 43-year-old, went to a clinic and within 45 minutes learned he was infected. Although it was already closing time, a counselor saw him immediately and offered him a doctor’s appointment the next day. At Ward 86, the famous H.I.V. unit at San Francisco General Hospital, the doctor handed him pills for five days and a prescription for more. Because he was...
  • US State Dept:Inside The Warped Mind of the Gay Mindsight

    09/29/2015 3:50:13 PM PDT · by lbryce · 4 replies
    US State Dept. ^ | September 29,2015 | Some Gay White House Doosh
    As the international community comes together at the U.N. General Assembly to set the new global sustainable development agenda, today progress was made toward fulfilling the goal of promoting health and well-being for people in the most challenging environments around the world. The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) announced that it will make a $10 million contribution to the Robert Carr Civil Society Networks Fund (RCNF) over the next three years to support and build the capacity of global and regional civil society networks as strong partners in the delivery of HIV services and champions of human...
  • Tinder, Grindr ..>Promote STD'S (truncated headline)

    LOS ANGLES (CBSLA.com) — A new billboard has lots of folks in Los Angeles buzzing about sex, safe sex, online hookups and apps. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is taking the popular online dating apps Tinder and Grindr to task — suggesting their users are more susceptible to STD’s like chlamydia and gonorrhea. One of the billboard’s is strategically placed — KCAL9’s Jennifer Kastner said the billboard is a few blocks from Tinder’s Beverly Boulevard headquarters. Tinder could hardly miss the sign. The billboards are also accusing the sites of promoting a hook up culture. “I saw it and I...
  • Doctors Not Happy After Drug Goes From $13.50/Tablet To $750 Overnight

    09/21/2015 3:26:17 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 70 replies
    Consumerist ^ | September 21, 2015
    Gripe as we might, consumers understand that price increases do happen. What’s not as easily understood is how the price for something can go from $13.50 one day to $750 the next — especially when it’s a generic drug used to save lives. For decades, Daraprim (pyrimethamine), an anti-parasitic used to treat malaria and toxoplasmosis, had been made by GlaxoSmithKline and sold for as little as $1/tablet until not that long ago. Then in 2010 GSK sold the drug to CorePharma, which began to raise the price. Within a year, revenue from Daraprim jumped nearly ten times even though the...
  • France ends probe into Arafat’s death, says no proof he was poisoned

    09/02/2015 8:55:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 09/02/2015 | [jar/jr (AFP, Reuters)]
    French magistrates have closed their investigation into the 2004 death of Arafat, the prosecutor’s office said Wednesday. “At the end of the investigation… it has not been demonstrated that Mr. Yasser Arafat was murdered by polonium-210 poisoning,” the three judges ruled, according to the lead prosecutor at Nanterre court near Paris. But lawyers for his widow, Suha Arafat, have argued that his death was a political assassination and vow to appeal the decision in court. …
  • Islamic State Charges US with War Crime [semi-satire]

    08/21/2015 11:39:57 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    The Islamic State announced it is filing war crime charges against the United States with the International Court of Justice at The Hague in the Netherlands. The complaint alleges that the growing number of IS fighters coming down with AIDS are "victims of germ warfare originating from the nefarious labs of the American Government." IS doesn't deny that the infections resulted from their troops' rape of captured women, but alleges that "the taint of AIDS is the responsibility of the United States. Raping captured women has been a right exercised by Muslim warriors for over a thousand years. The introduction...
  • Research Using Fetal Tissue

    08/18/2015 9:09:37 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 1 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/18/15 | Michael D. Shaw
    What better follow-up to the earlier story on harvesting the tissue? As mentioned in that article, fetal tissue has been harvested for medical research for years. Even before abortion was legalized, other sources were tapped, and according to an article by AP science writer Malcolm Ritter, this practice dates back to the 1930s. Ritter, and many others, like to invoke the 1954 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. As Ritter puts it, “The 1954 Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded for work with fetal tissue that led to developing a vaccine against polio.” Not so fast… According to the Nobel...
  • The incredible shrinking Sharpton: How Rev. Al lost 175 pounds (2014)

    08/10/2015 9:25:48 AM PDT · by dennisw · 40 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | October 28, 2014 | JUSTIN ROCKET SILVERMAN
    At age 60 and weighing 130, the once-rotund Sharpton is almost underweight, and he says he's never hungry. His 'secret': Less food, more exercise. He hasn’t had any sweets in years. He hasn’t had dinner in years, either. Call it “the Al Sharpton Diet,” but this once-rotund reverend has dropped from 305 pounds to exactly 129.6 pounds. The precise weight was recorded this week on Sharpton’s bedroom scale at 5 a.m., when the man of the (much less) cloth begins his day. Sharpton has shed 60% of his much-mocked weight — and he did it without surgery, diet pills or...
  • Nigerian Activist on Africa and Presidential Legacies: Bush Fought AIDS, Obama Promoted Homosexual…

    08/05/2015 10:00:49 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 4, 2015 | 6:33 PM EDT | Penny Starr
    President George W. Bush, rather than President Barack Obama, will be best remembered for a legacy of having helped the African people, a Nigerian civil rights activist and attorney said on Tuesday. “President Bush will really be remembered as the president who had the most impact on Africa of the last three presidents,” said Emmanuel Obege. “I think (there’s) no doubt about it.” […] “When President Bush visited Africa he launched an initiative—a presidential emergency program for AIDS relief, which was meant to help combat a major pandemic that was taking so many lives,” Obege said. “And for many of...
  • Bad News from HIV discoverer: 'To develop a cure is almost impossible'

    07/23/2015 2:42:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | 07/23/2015 | Meera Senthilingam
    She's the woman who co-discovered HIV in 1983, and won a Nobel Prize for her work. But next month, French scientist Francoise Barre-Sinoussi will retire from her lab. She spoke with CNN at this week's International AIDS Society Conference, in Vancouver, about activism, the future of HIV and why there's still no cure -- as well as answering questions submitted by our readers on Twitter. Q: At the beginning, the epidemic was in San Francisco in the gay community. How have you seen this change over time? A: The epidemic changed in the gay population, for example, because they were...
  • Obama Heads to a Kenya in Turmoil on His First Visit to the Country as President

    07/23/2015 10:52:41 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 25 replies
    vice ^ | 7-23-2015 | Jacob Kushner
    Millions of Kenyans are celebrating the long-awaited return of Barack Obama, who on Friday will visit his father's homeland for the first time as president to attend the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi. Obama's visit will focus on economic development and counterterrorism efforts within the country against the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab, but it comes amid widespread abuse by Kenyan security forces of Muslims, refugees, and journalists. This has raised worries among rights advocates that he risks lending undue legitimacy to one of Africa's more unscrupulous regimes. Similar concerns have been voiced about a presidential trip to Ethiopia that...
  • CDC advise on AIDS prevention: Talk about it and have sex

    07/18/2015 6:09:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/18/2015 | Dustin Siggins
    Over the last 30 years, HIV/AIDS has killed hundreds of thousands of people in America. Despite tremendous advances in medicine that allow victims of HIV/AIDS to live long, healthy lives, it is still a devastating disease that was diagnosed in nearly 14,000 people who died in 2012, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). And most of those men were what the CDC calls “men who have sex with men,” or MSM (a specific CDC label).In fact, MSM “accounted for 78% of new HIV infections among males and 63% of all new infections” in 2010, despite making up,...
  • Cuba Just Eliminated HIV Transmission between Mother & Baby

    07/01/2015 6:52:30 PM PDT · by lbryce · 28 replies
    Quarks and Quasars ^ | July 1, 2015 | Posted By: Jolene Creighton
    Thirty years ago, HIV was a death sentence. But not any more. The World Health Organisation has just confirmed that Cuba has become the first country in the world to effectively eliminate mother-to-baby transmission of HIV. Notably, they also state that they have eliminated the transmission of syphilis. Director general of the WHO, Margaret Chan, stated that the advancements made as a result of this breakthrough simply cannot be overstated, calling it, “one of the greatest public health achievements possible.” She told the press, “this is a major victory in our long fight against HIV and sexually transmitted infections, and...
  • HIV / AIDS Cases In Hillsborough Rise For Past Three Years

    06/30/2015 7:39:15 PM PDT · by Iron Munro · 38 replies
    <p>TAMPA — Health officials in Hillsborough County are keeping a close watch on the rising number of HIV/AIDS cases in the area.</p> <p>The Florida Department of Health reported 272 new cases of the human immunodeficiency virus in Hillsborough County in 2012. In 2013, that number jumped to 347, and in 2014 it jumped again to 445.</p>
  • ISIS fighter is executed for spreading Aids to at least one other Islamist and 15-year-old sex slave

    06/24/2015 1:39:48 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 30 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | June 23, 2015 | By JOHN HALL
    Militants fighting for the Islamic State in Syria have brutally executed an Aids-infected jihadi after he was accused of knowingly passing on the illness to at least one other terrorist via donated blood. Positive tests on a Egyptian jihadi who received infected blood, his 15-year-old Yazidi sex slave, and at least two Saudi nationals who also raped the girl, proved the illness has already spread and there are now claims at least one of the terror group's local commanders may also be infected. Other ISIS fighters who had raped the helpless Yazidi sex slave and identified at least two Saudi...
  • Kim Jong-un Claims to Have Cured Aids, Ebola, Sars and Mers With Single 'Miracle Drug'

    06/19/2015 11:55:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 42 replies
    Mirror ^ | 19 JUNE 2015 | STEVE WHITE
    North Korean officials said scientists had developed Kumdang-2 from ginseng and other ingredients - which they chose not to revealKim Jong-un claims to have succeeded where the greatest minds in science have failed... by producing a single drug which can prevent and cure Aids, Ebola, Sars and Mers. North Korea is currently suffering from one of the worst droughts in its history while still pursuing a nuclear programme. The official Korean Central News Agency said the portly despot's scientists developed miracle drug Kumdang-2 from ginseng and other ingredients - without saying which. North Korea claimed the same drug cured deadly...
  • Federal officials want to spend $20B on AIDS drugs, based on 45 cases

    06/11/2015 4:48:15 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 14 replies
    Pharmaceutical Processing ^ | 06/11/15 | Jane M. Orient, M.D.
    The AIDS industry and its government allies were just waiting for evidence to justify a change in policy. Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease, which sponsored the trial, said he had had “no doubt how it was going to turn out.” The trial was stopped early, when a (statistically) significant difference of 53 percent favoring the treatment group was announced . Many patients have been reluctant to start early treatment because of drug side effects. Newer regimens are more tolerable. The 53 percent difference is likely to persuade many to opt for...
  • San Francisco Considers Health Warning on Soda Advertising

    06/09/2015 2:10:22 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 9, 2015 | Janie Har
    San Francisco officials are deciding whether to impose a warning on ads for a favorite drink of children and a bane of public health advocates: Sugary soda pop. The "Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Warning Ordinance" would require health warnings on advertising within city limits — on billboards, walls, the sides of cabs and buses. Supporters and opponents say San Francisco would be the first place in the country to require warnings on ads for soda, which is linked to rotting teeth and obesity.
  • MASSIVE CROWD Watches As ISIS Hangs Homosexual By His Feet – Then Tosses Him Off Building

    06/02/2015 4:58:40 PM PDT · by familyop · 89 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 2, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    A massive crowd assembled to watch ISIS rebels throw another gay man off a building top this week. Hundreds of spectators came out to watch the brutal public execution. It looks like they drove their cars to the execution! The hung the man from his feet and then let him drop! The execution was most likely filmed in Nineveh Province where the Islamists have murdered several gay men. Tweet Translation: Media Office for # and Aah_ninoy Establish the limit on the reaction of the workers of sodomites ISIS is reportedly using “flirting squads” to single out gay men for trial...
  • Porn Actors Will Have To Wear Goggles Under New California Regulations (goverment at 'work')

    05/28/2015 2:34:46 PM PDT · by drewh · 69 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | 13:59 EST, 28 May 2015 | By Louise Boyle For Daily Mail Online
    Porn stars may soon be forced to wear goggles along with condoms as part of a stricter set of rules for adult film sets. According to a proposed set of regulations in California, published on Thursday by the state Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, goggles could soon be introduced as a way of preventubg the spread of STDs. The goggles were just part of a plan which includes film producers paying for medical visits and Hepatitis B treatments and making sure there are proper showers on set. The 21 pages explain in graphic detail the preventative measures aimed at...
  • Trade agreement could limit access to medicines

    05/16/2015 2:49:13 PM PDT · by blueyon · 6 replies
    Chemistry World ^ | 5/15/15 | Rebecca Trager
    A leaked draft of a trade agreement under negotiation among 12 Pacific rim countries, including the US and Japan, contains language that could delay the entrance of generic competition for much-needed medicines and keep pharmaceutical prices high, according to the Foundation for Aids Research (amfAR), an international non-profit headquartered in New York. The organisation is lending its voice to those expressing similar concerns, like humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders. Although details of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have been kept confidential, leaked texts of the treaty have offered some clues, such as its embrace of intellectual property protections that go...