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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.

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HIV test

HIV test

Clint Fausett, prevention coordinator for Yellowsone AIDS Project, displays an HIV test kit at the not-for-profit agency on Friday.

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Have you taken the test?

Have you taken the test?

June 27 has been set aside as National HIV Testing day, an annual observance to promote HIV testing. This year’s theme urges people to “Take the Test and Take Control.”

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Potentially life-saving test

Potentially life-saving test

June 27 has been set aside as National HIV Testing day, an annual observance to promote HIV testing. This year’s theme urges people to “Take the Test and Take Control.”

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Clint Fausett

Clint Fausett

Clint Fausett, prevention coordinator for Yellowstone AIDS Project, displays an HIV test kit at the not-for-profit agency on Friday.

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Morgan Ditto

Morgan Ditto

Morgan Ditto, Yellowstone Aids Project executive director, discusses Bruce Darland’s service dog at his Billings home.

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Service dog identification

Service dog identification

Darland’s service dog wears a marked vest when out in public.

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Bruce Darland

Bruce Darland

Darland talks about his service dog at his Billings home.

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Man's best friend

Man's best friend

Bruce Darland plays with his service dog, Hank, as Yellowstone AIDS Project Executive Director Morgan Ditto watches at his Billings apartment.

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Playtime

Playtime

Bruce Darland plays with his service dog Hank at his Billings home.

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Service animal provides HIV-positive man 'unconditional love'

Service animal provides HIV-positive man 'unconditional love'

For Bruce Darland, daily living can be overwhelming.

February 27, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Joliet man who assaulted police sentenced for infecting partner with HIV

Joliet man who assaulted police sentenced for infecting partner with HIV

RED LODGE — A Joliet man recently sentenced for shooting at officers -- and acquitted of animal cruelty -- has pleaded guilty to an amended charge for infecting his former partner with HIV, according to the Carbon County Attorney’s office.

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Joliet man who shot at officers sentenced

Joliet man who shot at officers sentenced

A Joliet man convicted in April of shooting at law enforcement officers after he shot and killed more than 50 sled dogs was sentenced in a Carbon County courtroom on Monday.

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Advocate for testing

Advocate for testing

Jack Dyckman advocates getting tested for HIV.

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Jace Dyckman

Jace Dyckman

Dyckman

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Men: Apply good advice to your own health care

The old saying that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is generally good advice to follow.

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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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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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Health concerns provide challenges for college students

As the seasons change from summer to fall, many students will be starting college for the first time or returning to the classroom.

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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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