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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27:  A health educator massages a drop of blood from a man's finger while conducting an HIV test at the Whitman-Walker Health Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center September 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. Whitman-Walker Health is observing the annual National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with free testing at four different locations in the District of Columbia, where the overall HIV rate is 2.7 percent. Anything over one percent is considered a severe epidemic.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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

Arthur Ashe runs for the ball during a match at Wimbledon in England. Photo: Getty Images

#Throwback Thursday: Arthur Ashe’s Birthday

With 33 titles to his name, he announced in 1992 that he had likely contracted HIV through a transfusion during heart surgery.

07/10/2014

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HIV-Infected Prostitute Charged in Columbia MO

Charged with knowingly being infected with HIV while performing the act of prostitution.

07/05/2014

Booking photo of David Lee Mangum

Hearing Pushed Back to August in Missouri HIV Case

David Lee Mangum of Dexter is facing 21 counts of recklessly exposing another to HIV.

06/30/2014

A mug shot of Michael Johnson, 22, provided by St. Charles Police.

Ex-Lindenwood Wrestler with HIV Videotaped Dozens of Sexual Encounters

A former Lindenwood University wrestler charged with recklessly exposing someone to HIV could face more charges.

01/17/2014

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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

A mug shot of Michael Johnson, 22, provided by St. Charles Police.

More Charges May Be Filed in Lindenwood HIV Case

St. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar says one of the possible victims stopped cooperating and two of the other men’s HIV tests have come back negative.

10/17/2013

A mug shot of Michael Johnson, 22, provided by St. Charles Police.

4 More Alleged Victims Come Forward in Lindenwood HIV Case

St. Charles Detective Sergeant Todd Wilson said that as of noon on Friday, four people have come to police,saying they had a sexual relationship with 22-year-old Michael L. Johnson.

10/11/2013

A mug shot of Michael Johnson, 22, provided by St. Charles Police.

Lindenwood Student Charged With Spreading HIV

Michael “Tiger” Johnson, 22, of St. Charles was charged Thursday with “recklessly risking infection of another when infected with HIV,” a class A felony.

10/10/2013

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