MDH: Outbreak Of HIV Among Those Who Inject DrugsMany of the infected individuals have experienced homelessness. According to a health advisory, many of them are also “co-infected with hepatitis C virus.”
Minnesota Health Officials Reveal Plan To End HIV EpidemicThe Minnesota Department of Health has unveiled a plan, called "END HIV MN", which has the goal of ending the HIV epidemic in Minnesota.
MDH: Number Of STD Cases Continues To Rise In MinnesotaState health officials say the number of sexually transmitted diseases continued to rise in 2018, with increases in gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV.
Minnesota Sees Another Spike In STD CasesState health officials say sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise in Minnesota, with record numbers of chlamydia and hepatitis C cases reported last year.
For HIV/AIDS Patients In Minnesota, The Fight Is Far From OverHIV/AIDS patients and activists say their cause has fallen to the wayside as public interest wanes.
New HIV Cases Higher Among Young Adults, People Of ColorState health officials announced Wednesday that new reports of HIV/AIDS in Minnesota show certain populations contracting the virus more than others.
Mother In Middle Of HIV Medication Fight DiesThe story garnered worldwide attention, a young Minnesota mother's fight to get her son with HIV back.
4 Things To Know: Rosa Parks, World AIDS Day, 4th Precinct Protests & MoreFrom Minneapolis city leaders asking the 4th Precinct protesters to vacate to the anniversary of Rosa Parks' refusal to get up from her seat, here are the top four stories for Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015.
Good Question: Are We Winning The War Against HIV/AIDS?Actor Charlie Sheen announced Tuesday morning that he is HIV-positive. He said he has known about the diagnosis for four years and has been taking daily antiretroviral medications to stay healthy. "It's a hard three letters to absorb," Sheen said.
Health Watch: MN Health Care Providers Call For Universal HIV ScreeningsMinnesota's largest health care providers are rewriting the rules on who should get screened for HIV.
Ramsey Co. Man Dies Of Meningitis, MDH Urges VaccinationsA Ramsey County man's death from meningitis has the Minnesota Department of Health urging men who have sex with men to get vaccinated. There have been meningococcal meningitis outbreaks in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles recently, affecting gay and bisexual men in those metro areas.
Health Officials: New HIV Cases Up 2 Percent In 2014New numbers from the Department of Health show that the percentage of HIV diagnoses in Minnesota ticked up slightly in 2014, with most cases being reported in the Twin Cities metro and among minority communities.
After Working More Than Half A Century, This Minn. Nurse Is Being Honored When she started her career, Dwight Eisenhower was president. More than a half a century and 10 presidents later, a Twin Cities nurse is still on the job.
ND HIV/AIDS Rate Rises With Population Growth The number of HIV and AIDS cases in North Dakota has grown dramatically in recent years as workers from across the country have flocked to the state because of its booming economy.
Slight Decline In HIV Cases In Minnesota Minnesota health officials say the number of HIV diagnoses dropped slight in 2013. The Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday 301 cases were reported last year, compared to 314 in 2012. The department's report says there are about 7,700 people living with HIV or AIDS in Minnesota.