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Condom use among Montana, U.S. teens declines

Condom use among Montana, U.S. teens declines

Condom use among sexually active high school students throughout the United States, including Montana, declined in 2013, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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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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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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Capitol rotunda ceremony honors AIDS Day award recipients

Capitol rotunda ceremony honors AIDS Day award recipients

HELENA — When people think of AIDS, love probably doesn’t come to mind.

December 03, 2013 8:20 am Photos

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5 Montanans to be honored on World AIDS Day

MISSOULA — Five Montanans will be honored Monday at the state Capitol in Helena as part of a World AIDS Day event sponsored by the Department of Public Health and Human Services.

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One in 5 people living with HIV are unaware they are infected

One in five people living with HIV are unaware they are infected. It’s a sobering statistic, since HIV can be spread by having unprotected sexual contact with an HIV-positive person.

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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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Joliet man denies felony charge for HIV infection

Joliet man denies felony charge for HIV infection

RED LODGE — A Joliet man accused of infecting his unsuspecting partner with HIV denied a felony endangerment charge Wednesday in Carbon County District Court.

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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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Joliet man charged with felony for HIV infection

Joliet man charged with felony for HIV infection

A Joliet man scheduled for trial later this month on charges that he shot at two officers and then killed 55 sled dogs is facing a new allegation that he infected his unsuspecting partner with the HIV virus.

November 02, 2012 12:14 pmLoading…
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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Yellowstone AIDS Project receives grant

 The Yellowstone AIDS Project has received a grant for $3,000 from the Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation that will be used to assist YAP clients with costs directly related to the health care associated with HIV. Examples of support include providing funds to pay for prescription co-pays, assi…

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RiverStone Health offers free HIV and Hepatitis C testing Wednesday

RiverStone Health, in partnership with the Yellowstone AIDS Project, will offer free rapid HIV testing and rapid Hepatitis C testing to the public Wednesday.

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Shred-A-Thon to raise funds to fight HIV

The Yellowstone AIDS Project will host a Shred-A-Thon on June 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Montana Mobile Document Shredding, located at 2123 Second Ave. N. The public is invited to bring documents to the Shred-A-Thon to be securely destroyed for free. Donations will be accepted and all donat…

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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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By promoting individual human rights, new HIV infections can be prevented

Every year, around the globe, World AIDS Day is celebrated on Dec. 1.

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UM student charged in teen sex solicitation case

MISSOULA - A 22-year-old University of Montana student who authorities say brought a condom to a meeting involving what he thought would be a 14-year-old girl has been charged with sexual abuse of children.

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Valentine's Day marks the start of National Condom Week

February 14th is synonymous with Valentine's Day, but it also marks the beginning of “National Condom Week.” This week is a great time to focus on the importance of safe sex and serves as a reminder to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and avoid unintended pregnancy …

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Wear red ribbon for World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is celebrated on Dec. 1 each year around the world. This year marks the 22nd annual World AIDS Day. It has become one of the most recognized international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness, commemorate those who have passed on and celebrate victories such as…

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