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Many women at high risk of having a fracture are not getting the recommended bone treatment, say researchers. Read more…

October 31st, 2009

Obama lifts ban on US entry for those with HIV (AP)

President Barack Obama hugs Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of Ryan White, Friday, Oct. 30,2009,  in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington, after signing the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)AP – President Barack Obama said Friday the U.S. will overturn a 22-year-old travel and immigration ban against people with HIV early next year.

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October 31st, 2009

US to end travel ban on HIV-positive visitors: Obama (AFP)

US President Barack Obama speaks before signing the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House in Washington DC. Obama said Friday the United States would end in early 2010 a 22-year-old travel ban on foreign HIV patients, hailing the move as a step toward ending the stigma of the disease.(AFP/Jewel Samad)AFP – The United States is poised to lift a decades-old ban on HIV-positive visitors from abroad that was based on fear and ignorance of the facts, President Barack Obama said Friday.

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October 31st, 2009

Obama lifts ban on U.S. entry of those with HIV/AIDS (Reuters)

Reuters – President Barack Obama announced on Friday that a 22-year-old ban on allowing people infected with the AIDS virus into the United States will be lifted on Monday. Read More..

October 31st, 2009

Swaziland battles twin plagues of HIV, TB (AFP)

A patient waits for his pills as he meets with a nurse at Nhlangano health centre on October 28, 2009. 80 percent of TB patients in Swaziland also have HIV, placing severe pressure on the small kingdom's public health system.(AFP/File/Stephane de Sakutin)AFP – Zodwa Mahlabane meticulously takes out her tablets from small yellow bags and puts them on a white tray.

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October 31st, 2009
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