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PNS Daily News - May 29, 2017 


We’re covering a variety of issues in today’s news including: Germany’s leader notes a disconnect with the United States; remembering the fallen and those left behind on a Memorial Day; and a look at passenger’s rights as summer air travel season kicks into gear.

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Public News Service - OH: HIV/AIDS Prevention

About 22,000 Ohioans are currently living with HIV. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — This year marks the 35th anniversary of the first detection of HIV. And while research has changed the outcomes for those living with HIV, experts say there is much more work to do. Today is World AIDS Day, an annual observance to support people living with HIV, remember tho

Ohio's rate of new HIV infections is slightly higher than the national average. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio has the resources needed to stem the tide of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, but according to new research from the Center for Community Solutions, there's no one steering the ship. Despite advances in treating and preventing the disease, the report finds about 4,000 Ohioans are

IMAGE: World AIDS Day is being marked this week in Ohio, and an event in Cleveland will raise awareness about the continued HIV/AIDS epidemic.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – AIDS first came to light 30 years ago, and events this week in Ohio are drawing attention to the continuing epidemic. Better investments in treatment and research are helping the tens of thousands of Ohioans with HIV/AIDS to lead productive lives, but newly diagnosed cases c

GRAPHIC: Infograph on HIV infections among youth.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Too many young people continue to become infected with HIV, and too few are tested, according to a new government report. The data was released by the Centers for Disease Control, ahead of World AIDS Day on Saturday, Dec. 1. The report says 60 percent of youth living with the virus

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Many Ohioans will join people across the globe today in commemorating World AIDS Day, an annual event designed to unite people in the fight against HIV and remember those who have died. AIDS was first diagnosed in the United States 30 years ago. Since then, says Bill Hardy, preside

COLUMBUS, Ohio - With lesson plans starting in kindergarten, it's definitely not your parents' Sex-Ed class, but school district leaders in Cleveland say their comprehensive sexual education program is proving to be a success. An evaluation of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District's K-through-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Young people in Ohio are joining the growing number of voices pushing to revamp policies surrounding sex education and access to contraception. Today, testimony will be heard in the state House Education Committee on HB 316, called the Act for Our Children's Future, which would requ

Columbus, OH – Tomorrow is Worlds AIDS Day, and getting more people tested for HIV is the top priority for Ohio experts. Kevin Sullivan with the Ohio AIDS Coalition says people who have even the slightest risk should get tested, because as many as one in four people who are HIV positive don't

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