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Push to allow gay men to be able to donate blood

Gay men have been banned from donating blood by the FDA since 1983, but their contributions could save up to 1.8 million lives.

Monday - 10/06/2014, 04:59am EDT

Tags: blood donations, Paula Wolfson

National HIV awareness campaign to launch in DC

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 07:02am EDT

Tags: HIV and AIDS, HIV, HIV tests,

A look back over 30 years of AIDS

Before AIDS got its name, it was a mystery disease killing mostly young, homosexual men in a horrible way -- and no one knew why.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 09:41am EDT

Tags: Robert Gallo, Paula Wolfson,

D.C. celebrates progress, prepares for future in city's fight on HIV/AIDS

There will be a celebration Saturday morning in the streets of Washington.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 08:52am EDT

Tags: Whitman Walker, HIV, aids walk washington, Paula Wolfson, D.C.

District teens educate peers on safe sex

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly 19 million Americans come down with sexually transmitted infections each year. Roughly half are between the ages of 15 and 24.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 08:38am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Teen Sex, Metro TeenAIDS, CDC, sexually transmitted diseases, STDs

Drag queens help raise money for meals for AIDS, cancer patients (PHOTOS)

A shuttle bus zipped around downtown D.C., Adams Morgan and Dupont Circle Thursday night with a sign on the side that read "Food & Friends Presents: Queen Force One." Inside, the bus drag queens on a mission to help others.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 09:32am EDT

Tags: Food & Friends, drag queens, cancer

D.C. tailors HIV and AIDS talk to senior citizens

The District of Columbia has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the country, and nearly 40 percent of the people living with the disease are over age 50.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 05:56am EDT

Tags: D.C., HIV

Va. eliminates waiting list for AIDS drug aid

In less than two years, Virginia has eliminated the waiting list for a program that helps low- income residents obtain AIDS medication.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 12:56pm EDT

Tags: The Washington Times

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