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HIV/AIDS – Page 31 – QNotes

Surprise! You’re still alive!

HIV-positive individuals living unexpectedly into their golden years

Poet Robert Frost captured the essence of what millions of HIV-positive Americans are now just discovering, as they move — unexpectedly — from middle age into their golden years.

HIV/AIDS year in review

Progress on many fronts

Over 30 years ago scientists discovered the virus that causes AIDS and since then the developments in treatment and care have helped patients live longer, healthier lives.

Our People: Q&A with Nathan Smith

Smith ensures RAIN’s message washes through community

Who says a little RAIN ruins the parade? Nathan Smith and his colleagues proved at this year’s Charlotte Pride Parade that a lot of RAIN (Regional AIDS Interfaith Network) can actually bring great joy, not only to parade goers, but also to a community thirsting for RAIN’s special brand of loving care.

Carolinas AIDS service organizations and agencies

Assistance provides a lifeline to increase quality of life for those affected by HIV/AIDS

The Carolinas has a variety of community organizations, resources and services for those living with HIV/AIDS or those seeking to get involved in HIV/AIDS prevention, education and advocacy.

Metrolina AIDS Project comes to an end

Updated: Organization's board offers no in-depth comment; other local groups prepare for influx of clients

Originally Published: Oct. 22, 2009, 6:02 p.m. Updated: Oct. 31, 2009, 2:00 a.m. After almost 25 years of service to the greater Charlotte-metro area, a local AIDS service organization has made the decision to close shop in the midst of internal problems, staff resignations, dwindling resources and claims of financial mismanagement. Metrolina AIDS Project (MAP), …

Gay DJ put on house arrest for second HIV violation

Raleigh man admits to failing to use condom

NOTE: See the updated story as published in Q-Notes‘ Nov. 1 print edition: House arrest for gay DJ’s second HIV violation. Gay DJ Joshua Waldon Weaver, 23, has been sentenced to six months of electronically-monitored house arrest after violating probation orders stemming from an August conviction for violating state HIV transmission regulations. RALEIGH — A …