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Doctor Indicted For Unsafe Practices

A local urologist has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly telling staffers to reuse needle guides.

10/03/2013

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HIV Test Prompts Proposal For Porn Film Moratorium

The adult film industry announced a moratorium on the making of porn films Wednesday after an actor tested positive for HIV.

08/21/2013

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Cops: Man Kills Wife Out Of Fear He Gave Her HIV From Prostitutes He Had Sex With

A man charged with fatally stabbing his wife and adult son in their suburban Phoenix home told investigators he carried out the killings out of a fear he had given his wife HIV from prostitutes he used to frequent and out of concern about what would become of his jobless son afterward.

04/10/2013

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Men Sentenced For Making Fake, Weak Pesticide That Claimed To Kill HIV

A Las Vegas company is getting fines and probation for a misbranded pesticide that claimed to kill HIV, bird flu and salmonella in air ducts but was highly diluted.

04/09/2013

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Men Plead Guilty To Making Fake Pesticide They Said Would Kill HIV

Two men have pleaded guilty in Las Vegas to making a misbranded pesticide that claimed to kill HIV, bird flu and salmonella in air ducts but was highly diluted.

12/03/2012

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Doctor’s License Reinstated

The Las Vegas urologist who admitted reusing plastic needle guides has his medical license back.

04/13/2011

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Another Dr. Admits Reusing Supplies

A second local has admitted to reusing single-use needle guides.

03/31/2011

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Urologist Takes Polygraph

A local urologist whose license has been suspended for reusing plastic needle guides has passed a polygraph test.

03/25/2011

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is being observed today to encourage greater public awareness about the disease some 30 years after the pandemic began.

12/01/2010

HIV Vaccine Closer

Scientists at The National Institutes of Health have discovered two potent human antibodies that can stop more than 90 percent of known global HIV strains from infecting human cells in the laboratory, and have demonstrated […]

07/09/2010