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Keith Shackelford, owner of Shacks Barber Shop in downtown St. Louis. (Sam Masterson, KMOX)

Local Barber Shop Finds a Way to Fight STD’s

Shacks Barber Shop in downtown St. Louis is a condom distribution site and has been helping to prevent STD’s in the area for the last 20 years.

08/07/2015

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Man Attempted to Expose HIV on Craigslist, Social Media

A St. Ann man is facing a charge in attempting to expose another person to HIV.

07/21/2015

A mug shot of Michael Johnson, provided by St. Charles Police.

Man on Trial in HIV Exposure Case Previously Tested Positive

A 23-year-old man accused of exposing other gay men to HIV while attending college in suburban St. Louis tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS two years earlier in Indiana.

05/12/2015

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Tobacco QuitLine, SIDS Prevention Funds Cut in Ill.

Gov. Rauner takes away $4.5 million in an effort to plug state budget hole.

04/04/2015

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HIV-AIDS Continues to Spread in Region Among White Gay Men

Gay white men taking chances is what St. Louis Health Department director Pam Walker says is largely to blame for the some 250 new HIV-AIDS cases each year in the region.

07/30/2014

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AIDS Group Says 5,500 in St. Louis Region Have HIV/AIDS

“Young people…the population from 13 to 24, are where the most new HIV cases are turning up”

12/04/2013

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World AIDS Day: Grants Available

Illinois Department of Public Health has nearly $4 million to allocate

12/01/2013

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SLU Defends Chinese Malaria Research

Saint Louis University is vigorously defending a research partnership with a Chinese scientist whose work on a study that intentionally infected AIDS patients with malaria was roundly condemned by public health experts.

08/21/2013

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Man Accused of Potentially Exposing Police to HIV

42-year-old David Williamson is charged with exposing another person to HIV infection for an incident that happened last May in St. Louis County.

04/26/2013

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Group’s Needle-Exchange Effort Suffers Setback

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert Haida ordered that Bethany Place’s property will have to conform with Belleville’s zoning code.

04/17/2013

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