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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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When assured that all was still, and unable to detect, even by the aid of his practiced senses, any sign of his approaching foes, he would deliberately resume his slow and guarded progress.
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.
The college desperately needed more students to survive, but its trustees were reluctant to increase the financial aid budget.
The lost financial aid over four years of college may surpass the tax savings earned by kiddie tax avoidance, which brings into question the wealth maximization benefits of the recommended income tax strategy.
In fact, the loans that were made to the undeveloped countries were never intended to aid the poor; they were meant to enrich a few international corporate executives and a handful of complicit people in those undeveloped countries--at the expense of the poor.
Mark Wainberg, local host board chair and director of McGill University's AIDS Centre, urged conference delegates to redouble their efforts in turning the tide against AIDS.
In addition, this requirement delays delivery of emergency food aid by an average of nearly five months.
Medical aid was a saving grace for one African woman infected with HIM, according to Lorraine Vandenberg, head of underwriting for Pulz, a product of Momentum--a wholly-owned subsidiary of the FirstRand Group.
All this new red tape has not come with much new money: Between 1992 and 2002, real growth in foreign aid to Tanzania was almost nil.
This is because electromagnetic interference between the phone and the hearing aid causes buzzing or static.
These become the world's first reported AIDS cases.
We all have choices to make in life, so as long as the AIDS epidemic exists, there's nothing I'd rather be doing than devoting my time to confronting it.