By Cristina Arreola | 01/14/2016 - 10:36
During his appearance on The Dr. Oz Show earlier this week, Charlie Sheen revealed that he went off his medication and traveled to Mexico to seek an alternative HIV treatment.
By Cristina Arreola | 12/02/2015 - 10:59
HIV and AIDS are sorely underdiscussed in our community, despite the fact that the rate of new HIV infections among Latinas is more than three times as high as it is for whites.
By Latina Staff | 06/06/2015 - 11:00
Miss Universe Paulina Vega talks being named "madrina" for the Latino Commission on AIDS 25 Anniversary Cielo Latino gala.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 12/01/2013 - 11:00
December 1st is World AIDS Awareness Day. Did you know that 1 in 4 new HIV/AIDS cases are women? And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Latinas are 4 times more likely to have HIV/AIDS than non-Hispanic white women. These statistics are proof that we need to continue to educate one another about this epidemic. Here are 10 Latino celebrities who are bringing awareness to the AIDS crisis:
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/26/2013 - 09:40
Latinas accounted for 21 percent (2,000) of new infections among Latinos in 2009, making their rate of HIV infection more than four times that of white women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And La La Anthony is working hard to raise awareness about this issue!
By Vanessa Gonzalez-Plumhoff | 10/15/2013 - 13:16
When was the last time you were tested for HIV?
By Cristina Arreola | 09/23/2013 - 15:18
Chita Rivera is throwing a huge 80th birthday bash...and the best part is we’re all invited!
The Tony Award winning singer, actress, and dancer, who initially wanted to quietly celebrate her birthday, changed her mind and decided to use her talent and fame to give back.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 10:12
Latinos account for approximately 21 percent of all new HIV infection cases in the U.S. According to statistical reports by the Centers for Disease Control, that's nearly three times the rate of infection for whites. Juanes has now taken this statistic and decided to run with in order to help build awareness for the young Latino community.
By Sugey Palomares | 04/04/2013 - 10:36
Researchers at Duke University believe they have the answer to developing an AIDS vaccine that generates powerful antibodies, which can fight the HIV virus. The new study could help scientists determine which proteins to use in vaccines to induce antibodies that prevent the spread of HIV infection.
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