Sunrise Man, HIV Positive, Faces 7 Charges After Sex With Boy

A 30-year-old Sunrise man is charged with attempted second-degree murder and criminal transmission of the AIDS virus.

CBS Miami–09/07/2012

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FDA Approves First Pill To Help Prevent HIV

A drug that reduces the chances of getting HIV is about to hit the market and that’s great news for South Florida which leads the nation in new HIV case rates.


(Source: WeMakeTheChange.Com) Faces of HIV participants were given black journals and told to write about their lives.

Fla. Health Officials Launch Faces Of HIV Project

South Florida resident Dab Garner was one of the first American people to be diagnosed with HIV in 1982. He and dozens of other HIV-positive Floridians will get to tell their story beginning this week when the Florida Department of Health launches a statewide project to humanize the effects of HIV and AIDS.


(Source: CBS4)

Hundreds Walk In Wilton Manors To Honor AIDS Victims

In Wilton Manors, the 30th anniversary of the discovery of the AIDS virus was marked by hundreds of people walking the streets, carrying candles and quilts in honor of those who died from AIDS and those who live with the disease, a memorial marking World AIDS day.


(Source: AP)

S. Florida Events Held To Mark World AIDS Day

It’s World AIDS Day, a day of AIDS awareness, prevention and testing, and that message is especially important in South Florida.


(Source: AP)

Fort Lauderdale Ranks Highest In Country For New HIV Cases

On the eve of “World AIDS Day” there is some sobering news for South Florida.



Head Of Miami VA Hospital Out Following Colonoscopy Scandal

The head of the Miami Veterans Administration hospital has been temporarily replaced in the wake of the scandal which potentially exposed patients to diseases due to improperly cleaned colonoscopy equipment.


Holding Hands

It May Be Time To Have “The Talk” With Mom Or Dad

As teenagers we all dreaded ‘the talk’ where mom, dad or whoever explained sex and what having ‘safe sex’ meant in terms which wouldn’t cause embarrassment.


Jessica Bussert (left) and Betsie Gallardo are asking for the public's help to get home to Indiana.  (Source: Jessica Bussert)

Dying Woman Needs Help Getting Home

Less than a week after Florida’s Parole Commission granted a conditional release to a dying 27-year old woman, she’s learned that she’ll be allowed to return home.



Parole Board Grants Dying Woman’s Request

The Florida Parole Commission has granted a conditional release to a 27-year old woman who is dying of cancer at a South Florida hospital.





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