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Rachel Coalburn and Lillian Tamayo (Source: My33)

Focus On South Florida: Planned Parenthood

Miami has the highest rate of newly reported HIV cases in the country, an increased risk of unplanned teen pregnancies for Blacks and Hispanics, and the highest rate of uninsured people statewide.

My TV 33–07/20/2015

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Focus On South Florida: Campbell Foundation

Since 1995, the Campbell Foundation in Fort Lauderdale has helped discover better treatments for people with HIV, and funds research towards a cure for HIV.

My TV 33–06/21/2015

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Police: Prescription Drug Scheme Endangered AIDS, Cancer Patients

Police say they have busted a pharmaceutical drug ring making millions of dollars in South Florida. The crime could potentially put any of us in danger when we purchase drugs at a pharmacy.

05/20/2015

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Justices Ponder Definition Of Sexual Intercourse

When the Florida Supreme Court hears arguments in a Monroe County case next week, it will consider what might seem a bizarre question: What is the definition of sexual intercourse?

01/29/2015

Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Brandes said he won't support highway speeding cameras. (Source: https://www.flsenate.gov/)

GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana Plan

Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.

01/26/2015

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GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana Plan

Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.

01/26/2015

World AIDS Day

Looking Into The Life Of A Person With HIV On World AIDS Day

December 1st, every year since 1988, is World AIDS Day—a day which gives people the chance to show their support for people living with HIV and to remember those who have died.

12/01/2014

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Gov. Scott Presents UM With $1M For AIDS Research

Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. Rene Garcia presented the University of Miami with a check for $1 million for HIV/AIDS research Monday morning.

09/22/2014

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Chief In $800M Fraud Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

The man said to be the mastermind of one of the largest fraud schemes in Florida was sentenced Friday.

08/29/2014

Debris from an Malaysia Airlines plane crash lies in a field on July 18, 2014 in Grabovka, Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed yesterday on the Ukraine/Russia border near the town of Shaktersk. The Boeing 777 was carrying 298 people including crew members, the majority of the passengers being Dutch nationals, believed to be at least 173, 44 Malaysians, 27 Australians, 12 Indonesians and 9 Britons. It has been speculated that the passenger aircraft was shot down by a surface to air missile by warring factions in the region.   (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

HIV/AIDS “Giant” Killed In Malaysian Air Crash Mourned In South Florida

The University of Miami’s Dr. Margaret Fischl struggled against tears Friday as she mourned the loss of a long-time friend and colleague, and recounted his herculean efforts in the battle against HIV/AIDS.

07/18/2014

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