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Learn about HIV prevention at this Fresno State event

An event this month will inform Fresno State students of resources available to prevent or treat HIV. Social Work 180, a class taught by associate professor Dr. Kris Clarke of the department of social work education will host the event ...

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Clean needle exchange prevents the spread of disease

Drug addicts waited in line with empty milk cartons, plastic bags, jugs or anything they could find to fill with used needles to exchange for new, clean instruments that will maintain their drug addiction but ensure it will be in ...

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World AIDS Day recognized in Fresno

“The Time to Act is Now” was the theme for 2015 World AIDS Day, which featured the AIDS Memorial Quilt Panels at The Painted Table in the Tower District. The purpose of World AIDS Day was to bring people together ...

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Event promotes healthy sex life

“Test yourself before you wreck yourself!” was the slogan some students heard Tuesday morning in front of the Student Union as they were handed condoms, buttons, pamphlets and even stickers. The message was urged by student volunteers and community advocacy group members to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV.

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USP club promotes HIV and AIDS awareness

On Friday, Dec.1, the United Student Pride Club at Fresno State hosted an event at the Satellite Student Union to raise funds and awareness of HIV and AIDS among students.

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World AIDS Day at Fresno’s Tower Theatre [gallery]

Nearly 200 people gathered at Fresno's Tower Theatre on Thursday, Dec. 1 to celebrate World AIDS Day. The event is celebrated globally every year and asks people to unite in the fight against HIV and show support for those living with HIV and AIDS.

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Health class hosts free HIV testing day

More than 100 people turned out for the Sexually Transmitted Infection testing day that happened on campus earlier this month.

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Musical overload

In a time when most comedians are putting out DVDs and albums of their standup, Sarah Silverman can say she is doing it with her very own television show.

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Collegian news briefs

WASHINGTON — Is the federal government planning to replicate the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror, using the guillotine to silence their domestic enemies? Of course not.

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Students travel to South Africa

Brittany Lovato has literally run out of lap space. The 17-year-old, who lives near Watsonville, Calif., sits in the middle of a play yard in Johannesburg, South Africa, giving the most important gift she can give — her time and affection.

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New bill makes Calif. first in nation to require coverage for HIV screening

California is now the first state in the nation to require every health care service plan and health insurer to provide coverage for HIV testing, regardless of whether the testing is related to a primary diagnosis.

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