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AIDS

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Persons who are HIV-positive, or who have AIDS, are protected from discrimination by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal and state legislation. This extends to decisions to buy, rent, or sell. Further, in many states it is considered a violation of privacy to reveal that a former tenant or owner was HIV-positive or suffered from AIDS.

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Their suspense, however, was soon relieved; for, aided by the skill of the natives, the canoe shot back into the eddy, and floated again at the side of the low rock, before they thought the scout had even time to rejoin his companions.
"Should another wearer of one of these gems call upon you for aid do not deny him, and should death threaten you swallow the ring rather than let it fall into the hands of enemies.
And now at 27 he has been hired by the National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project and is blazing another trail: a series of free Spanish-language workshops about treating HIV and hepatitis C.
His job sounds like that of a modern-day Robin Hood, deceiving the rich to aid the poor, spreading the wealth, except he aided not through sword and bow, but through statistics and convincing rhetoric.
More than 20 million people have died of AIDS since it was first identified in 1981.
The problem of too much information to handle well applies not only in conferences but every day in AIDS, as so much is happening that no one could be aware of it all.
My scientific detachment didn't live long; AIDS soon became more than a medical curiosity for me.
Most infected women are young and black: AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women ages 25 to 34 in the U.S.
After all, World AIDS Day has rolled around 10 times since Rent debuted.
Accounting for less than 1 percent of world exports, it is clear that Africa will never emerge from the AIDS calamity on its own.
In this tenth year of The Center for AIDS Information & Advocacy (CFA), RITA/has been the means by which we reflect on the meaning of 10 years of HAART and 25 years of AIDS.
Then tell them that an African man or woman dies of AIDS every 13 seconds.