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Sherry Hennigan’s biggest fear: living in hell with the HIV virus. In 1989, HIV was considered a death sentence. Doctors believed HIV patients would die from AIDS. Fast forward 27 years, Sherry Hennigan fights to educate millennials about HIV and HIV prevention.

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Today’s millennials seem to be ignoring a dreaded disease because of a perception that everything can be taken care of with a pill. The disease in question is HIV/AIDS and the pill that is changing the sexual behavior of many is called Truvada. Truvada is produced by Gilead Sciences and offers HIV prevention in a…

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Alicia Keys paid tribute to record executive Clive Davis at her charity’s annual black-tie event. Davis, who signed Keys more than 15 years ago, received the Humanitarian award at the 13th annual Black Ball on Oct. 19 in New York. The event is an extension of Keys’ charity, Keep a Child Alive, which launched in 2003 and supports…

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There is a new disease that is spreading across the U.S. that mimics the symptoms of HIV infection called Chagas. The disease is carried by an insect known as triatomes. The insect is also known by the name kissing bugs, assassin bugs, cone-nosed bugs, and reduviid bugs and many species of these insects are prevalent…

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Top Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen talked about his lifestyle in a “20/20” interview in 2011. According to Sheen, this was the year that he was diagnosed with HIV. His talk of “winning,” sex and his self-described “goddesses “ offer an insightful look into his recent admission that he is HIV positive.    

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During an interview this morning on NBC’s “Today” show, Charlie Sheen addressed rumors that he was HIV-positive. Sheen has been the subject of rumors for the past week and admitted to “Today” show host Matt Lauer that he is, in fact, HIV-positive. Sheen said that he’s been the subject of a barrage of personal attacks and untruths and that…

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For the past week, major news media outlets have been reporting that a major Hollywood male star may be HIV-positive. Because of the star’s popularity and playboy lifestyle fueled by drugs and booze, the fear is he may have unknowingly spread the virus. The National Enquirer and the Daily Mail are now reporting that it knows who…

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The name Dr. Beny J. Primm is one that commands great respect in the medical community and the battle against addiction. Dr, Primm died last week at the age of 87. Primm has been an adviser to the National Drug Abuse Policy Office since the Nixon administration. But he was also internationally respected among the medical…

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There is great news out of Cuba in the fight against HIV. The World Health Organization announced late last week that Cuba has become the first country to end HIV and syphilis transmission from mother to baby. Deeming the feat “one of the greatest public health achievements possible,” WHO’s director general, Margaret Chan, says this development puts the…

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  For many people the thought of contracting HIV and developing AIDS fills them with fear. To combat this fear, Grady Hospital in Atlanta instituted the state’s only free testing for any patient who may not know their HIV status. The testing by Grady Hospital has shown some alarming results. Grady Hospital authorities have confirmed…

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