Monday, September 27, 2021

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The House could vote this week on the Build Back Better infrastructure bill, which contains resources to fight climate change, and the NTSB investigates an Amtrak derailment in north-central Montana.

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A government shutdown looms as the Senate prepares to vote on the debt ceiling, former President Trump holds a rally in Georgia, the U.S. reopens a Texas border crossing, and an Amtrak train crash kills three in Montana.

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A new Oklahoma museum honors tribal nations, while Iowa's history is back on the blacktop; mixed news on COVID-19 comes with a warning about unconventional drugs; and electric cars and buses are coming to rural America.

HIV/AIDS Prevention

Summit to Debunk Myths, Stigma Around HIV for Michigan Youth

LANSING, Mich. - Organizers of a summit about sexual health will provide a safe space on Friday for young Michiganders to have open, honest and …

MO Makes First Update to HIV Criminalization Laws in 30 Years

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A bill that went into effect over the weekend makes the first reforms to Missouri's HIV criminalization laws since they were …


Groups Urge MA Residents to Get Tested for HIV, Work to End Stigma

WORCESTER, Ma. -- This Sunday is National HIV Testing Day, when people are urged to find out their HIV status and work to end the stigma around HIV …

HIV Prevention Experts Urge Regular Testing

CHICAGO -- This Sunday is National HIV Testing Day, when people are urged to find out their HIV status and work to end the stigma around HIV and AIDS…


Ohio Advocate: 'Deafening Silence' on Need for HIV Testing

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- This Sunday is National HIV Testing Day, when people are urged to find out their HIV status and work to end the stigma around HIV …

MO Groups Call Testing Key, Strive to End HIV Stigma

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- This Sunday is National HIV Testing Day, when people are urged to find out their HIV status to protect themselves and their …


Californians Mark 40th Anniversary of AIDS Epidemic

LOS ANGELES -- Forty years ago this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of what would become known as HIV/…

AZ Lawmakers Legalize Needle-Exchange Programs to Fight HIV, Opioids

PHOENIX -- Health-care advocates say Arizona's new needle exchange law could not only save millions of dollars in health care but also slow the spread…


Opioid Crisis: Free Kits Can Reverse Effects of Overdose

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The public health spotlight is on COVID-19, but the opioid epidemic still is a major priority in Ohio with a continued tragically …

Online Learning Could Be a Benefit for Teaching Sex-Ed

LANSING, Mich. -- Virtual learning could prove to be a benefit for teaching Michigan kids about sexual health. The Michigan Department of Education …


LGBT Immigrant Detainees at Heightened Risk

NEW YORK -- Immigrants held in crowded Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers are extremely vulnerable to the spread of infectious dise…

COVID-19 Hits LGBTQ Nonprofits Hard; CARES Act Provides Grants, Loans

LOS ANGELES -- The COVID-19 crisis is really hurting nonprofit organizations -- in particular those that serve vulnerable populations. The LGBTQ …


 

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