Missouri Lawmakers Consider Bill for Free Needle ExchangeProviding needles to drug users for free "works on multiple levels,'' said David Stoecker, a recovering addict and the director of nonprofit Better Life in Recovery.
Some With HIV in Missouri to Lose Health Insurance in 2018The Department of Health and Senior Services announced that nearly 100 HIV patients in Missouri will no longer have access to a comprehensive health insurance plan effective Jan. 1 as a result of high costs.
Missouri Court Orders New Trial in HIV-Infection CaseA Missouri Court of Appeals panel sided Tuesday with Michael L. Johnson's claim that the St. Charles County trial court abused its discretion by admitting excerpted recordings of phone calls Johnson made while jailed.
Missouri Supreme Court Upholds HIV-Risk LawThe Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a woman who did not tell her sexual partner that she was HIV-positive.
FDA Eases Restrictions on Blood Donations from Gay MenThe nation's three-decade-old ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men was formally lifted Monday, but major restrictions will continue to limit who can give blood.
Illinois Stops Paying Local Health Clinics for STD TestingIllinois has notified more than 100 jails, health departments and family planning programs that the state will no longer provide free testing for HIV, syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases at state labs, a move that shifts the cost to local jurisdictions.
New Survey Ranks St. Louis Number Two for STD'sA new survey from a renter’s website places St. Louis near the top of the list when it comes to the most sexually diseased cities in America.
Man Attempted to Expose HIV on Craigslist, Social MediaA St. Ann man is facing a charge in attempting to expose another person to HIV.
Former Lindenwood Wrestler Found GuiltyA verdict for former Lindenwood wrestler Michael Johnson has been found.
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.
Trial Begins for Former Lindenwood Wrestler Accused of Exposing HIV to PartnersJury selection is underway for former Lindenwood University wrestler who is scheduled to go to trial this week for not telling his sexual partners that he is HIV positive.
Tobacco QuitLine, SIDS Prevention Funds Cut in Ill.Gov. Rauner takes away $4.5 million in an effort to plug state budget hole.

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