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12/14/04 World AIDS Day: Survey Data & Fact Sheets
This year, the theme of World AIDS Day is women, girls, and HIV/AIDS and how gender inequity fuels the AIDS epidemic. To help illustrate the increasing toll HIV/AIDS is taking on women, Kaiser updated its fact sheets on "Women and HIV/AIDS in the U.S." and "The HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the United States." They provide an overview and key trends, impact on specific groups, such as minorities, women, youth, and men who have sex with men, and the U.S. government response.
12/14/04 KNOW HIV/AIDS Teams up with Hip-Hop Sensation Common to Promote HIV Testing
Viacom Inc. and the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation today announced the launch of a new set of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring hip-hop artist Common, promoting testing as part of their Emmy and Peabody Award-winning KNOW HIV/AIDS public education initiative.
11/29/04 Nick News Talks With Kids Living With AIDS in a Special to Air on World AIDS Day
More than 14,000 kids in the United States are infected with the HIV virus, and more than 90 percent of the kids infected were born with the disease. For a kid growing up with HIV, the normal hassles of adolescence pale in comparison to the never-ending battle to stay alive. In Nick News Special Edition: "Living With AIDS: A Story of Three Kids", award-winning journalist Linda Ellerbee follows three kids living with AIDS -- Holly, Jordyn, and Ricky -- and listens as they tell the stories of their lives. The special airs on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2004, only on Nickelodeon.
11/23/04 FACTBOX-Key Facts and Figures About HIV/AIDS
A report from UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS, released on Tuesday, shows the number of adults and children living with HIV reached 39.4 million in 2004. Click on the link above for some key facts and figures about the disease.

11/15/04 The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, in collaboration with Child Trends, recently released Not Yet: Programs to Delay First Sex Among Teens.(pdf)
The report, which was written by researchers in Child Trends' Fertility and Family Structure research unit, provides detailed descriptions of evaluated prevention programs that have been shown, through careful research, to delay teens' sexual initiation. Descriptions include the curricula, costs, and evaluation results of these programs, along with contact information. Click
on the report title to download a PDF version of the report.
4/30/04 Lives of Adolescents Worldwide 'Transformed' by HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Although young people between the ages of 15 and 24 are better educated and have greater access to information than ever before, HIV/AIDS has taken a "heavy toll" on and "transformed the lives" of the vast majority of the world's 1.1 billion young people, according to the U.N. "World Youth Report 2003" released on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports.
4/20/04 Anheuser-Busch feels pressure to drop risque commercials. The company is now examining other marketing options, such as product placement, and singled out HBO's Sex and the City as a show that had a huge impact on the wines and spirits business.
4/19/04 Americans Fail to Protect Against STDs, Study Finds Americans may say they know a lot about sexually transmitted diseases but they do not practice what they preach when it comes to defending against them, according to a survey published on Tuesday.
4/1/04 What Is Hepatitis?
Hepatitis, an infectious liver disease, is more contagious than HIV, and just like HIV, there is no cure. Find out how to protect yourself in this article for teens.
2/13/04 African American teen less likely to smoke than White or Hispanic youth.

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