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World AIDS Day celebration coming to Crowne Plaza

World AIDS Day celebration coming to Crowne Plaza

The Yellowstone AIDS Project is hosting the 19th annual World AIDS Day celebration, “Together We Stand,” on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Billings.

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North Dakota HIV/AIDS rate rises with population growth

WILLISTON, N.D. — The number of HIV and AIDS cases in North Dakota has grown dramatically in recent years as workers from across the country have flocked to the state because of its booming economy.

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June 27 is National HIV Testing day

June 27 is National HIV Testing day

More than 1.1 million people in the U.S. are infected with HIV, and more than 200,000 don’t know it, according to estimates provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some of those are living in Montana.

June 14, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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MRM serves up a helping of hope with Easter dinner in Billings

MRM serves up a helping of hope with Easter dinner in Billings

Steaming pots cheerily bubbled in the kitchen of the Montana Rescue Mission Men’s Shelter at 2800 Minnesota Ave., as the final preparations were being made for Easter dinner Sunday in Billings.

April 20, 2014 10:54 am Photos

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'The Death Sentence of AIDS:' Newly minted Wyoming lawmaker stands by controversial book

'The Death Sentence of AIDS:' Newly minted Wyoming lawmaker stands by controversial book

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s newest legislator stands by a book he wrote nearly 30 years ago that claims many gay people demand the right to have sex with children and people with AIDS should be quarantined if they continue having sex.

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George F. Will: Public health campaigns promote benefits of prudence

WASHINGTON — In September 1958, a future columnist, then 17, was unpacking as a college freshman when upperclassmen hired by tobacco companies knocked on his dormitory door, distributing free mini-packs of cigarettes. He and many other aspiring sophisticates became smokers. Six years later —…

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Artist, pollitician, HIV educator to headline Annual World AIDS Day benefit

Yellowstone AIDS Project will host its Annual World AIDS Day Benefit titled “Simply Elegant” on Dec. 7.

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Yellowstone AIDS Project names new executive director

Yellowstone AIDS Project names new executive director

A 28-year-old Billings woman has been named executive director of Yellowstone AIDS Project, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing HIV/AIDS awareness and providing prevention and client services in Montana.

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Morgan Ditto

Morgan Ditto

Ditto

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40 Under Forty: Molly Hale

40 Under Forty: Molly Hale

Plush blankets adorned with hearts and pink ribbons provide a source of hope and comfort for women with cancer. Molly Hale, who runs the Montana Cancer Screening Program for RiverStone Health, says the blankets are handmade by members of the cancer screening coalition, and by inmates of the …

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AIDSpirit USA traveling to Africa to help children orphaned by AIDS

AIDSpirit USA, a faith-based, volunteer group that is actively involved in the Billings area and in Africa, will travel to Uganda on Jan. 22 to continue its work.

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AIDS Day spreads recognition of disease

World AIDS Day, observed on Dec. 1 each year, helps people recognize the human toll of the disease.

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Yellowstone AIDS Projects hosts 17th Annual World AIDS Day beneft

The Yellowstone AIDS Project will host the 17th Annual World AIDS Day Benefit on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Big Horn Resort. The evening will focus on inspirational stories of living with HIV and will raise money for prevention and support programs in our community.

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Take-home HIV test receives mixed results from public health, AIDS leaders

Take-home HIV test receives mixed results from public health, AIDS leaders

The newly approved over-the-counter HIV test that allows people to test themselves at home is getting mixed reviews from Yellowstone County public health and AIDS leaders.

July 10, 2012 8:15 pm Photos

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Dean Wells

Dean Wells

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Detected early, HIV is considered a chronic disease

As of April, nine new positive HIV tests were reported in Yellowstone County this year. The new diagnoses were males and females from 24 to 45 years old, with an increase in new infections in young females from 24 to 32. Three HIV-positive females gave birth to healthy babies this year. All …

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Billings Central High raises money for orphanage in Uganda

Billings Central High raises money for orphanage in Uganda

Students at Billings Central High School are helping build an orphanage in a small village halfway around the world, one brick at a time.

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Missoula County sees jump in HIV infections, officials recommend testing

MISSOULA -- Missoula County health officials have documented a recent jump in HIV infections and warn sexually active people that they should get tested.

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Ohio church outreach

Ohio church outreach

Stephanie Morris, left, and the Rev. Cornell Carter of the Second Baptist Church in Medina, Ohio, are both involved in ministry to people with HIV and AIDS.

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Billings woman among 5 to be honored on World AIDS Day

A Billings woman is among five individuals who will receive Governors Recognition Awards in conjunction with World AIDS Day on Thursday.

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