Hip Hop HIV Education

Hip Hop HIV Education

As we previously reported, a few weeks ago a porn star came forward with a positive HIV test and the porn industry was subsequently shut…

Juanes has decided to take on an important health issue in the Latino community: the issue of HIV amongst young Latinos. According to NBC Latino,…

From NewsOne.com – Young gay and bisexual Black males are hit hardest by new HIV-infection rates and that’s not the worst news: Most of them do not even know it, according to survey results released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Young people between the ages of 13 and 24 represent more than […]

 The Houston Department of Health and Human Services (HDHHS) has declared a syphilis outbreak in Houston and Harris County.The agency has reported seen a 97 percent increase in new cases of syphilis cases during the first seven months of 2012 compared to the same time period last year. The outbreak marks a trend reversal as […]

Via our sister site PraiseHouston.com: An Atlanta church pastor is under fire for allegedly spreading HIV among his church members. At least two victims have come forward to press charges against Pastor Craig Lamar Davis of Atlanta’s Full Gospel Baptist Church. The shocking news went viral after it was posted on a blog by an […]

As reported by HelloBeautiful.com… Mr. Marcus, author of “The Porn Star Guide To Great Sex” and popular pipe layer, admitted that he contracted syphilis in…

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and prevention is reporting a “dramatic” decline in activity among black teens and the number of those engaging in unprotected sex practices. The CDC’s report exhibits the percentage of black teens who reported having sex fell from 82 percent in 1991 to 60 percent in 2011. Check the full […]

It’s being hailed as a milestone.  The FDA the Food and Drug Administration approves the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection. AIDS Foundation Houston says this medical breakthrough should really cut down on the number of new HIV cases. The new drug, a pill called Truvada is a preventive measure for […]

The public will soon be able to take HIV tests in the comfort of their own homes. On Tuesday (July 3), the Federal Drug Administration approved home HIV tests, results of which will be determined  in 20-40 minutes. Last week, the Center for Disease Control announced the release of free home testing kitsin 24 drug stores around the nation. The move is an […]

Every 9.5 minutes, someone in the U.S is infected with HIV, and in order to protect yourself from this serious virus is to get tested and know about the disease. However, there are a lot of questions that come about when HIV comes to mind; How can I avoid getting infected? Who’s most susceptible to […]

  Here are a few U.S statistics about HIV/AIDS:   1 in 5 people are living with HIV and are unaware of their infection. every 9.5 minutes, someone in the U.S is infected with HIV. Gay and Bisexual men of all races are the most severely affected by HIV. By race, African Americans face the most severe HIV […]

The HIV infection doubled from 6.3 percent to 12.1 percent in Washington, D.C‘s poorest neighborhoods. The study was recently released by the D.C Department of Health which impacted District health officials to immediately provide treatment for newly diagnosed people with HIV. Read More Here! More Related Links: Over The Counter HIV Test? Health Alert! Blacks […]