HIV http://michiganradio.org en Michigan awards $2.5 million for HIV-AIDS prevention http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-awards-25-million-hiv-aids-prevention <p>The state of Michigan today awarded $2.5 million for HIV-AIDS prevention and intervention in urban communities throughout the state.</p><p>Some of the cities that will directly benefit from the fund include: Detroit, Kalamazoo, Dearborn, Ypsilanti, Saginaw, Lansing, Ferndale, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Flint.</p><p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 22:28:13 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 11101 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan awards $2.5 million for HIV-AIDS prevention Federal grant establishes HIV research center at University of Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/federal-grant-establishes-hiv-research-center-university-michigan <p>A new $21 million grant will establish a Center for HIV RNA Studies at the University of Michigan.</p><p>The National Institutes of Health grant will be distributed over a five-year period and is intended to help researchers better understand the virus on a molecular level.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201210/university-michigan-earns-21-million-grant-study-hiv-virus">the University of Michigan</a>:</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 20:35:30 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 9434 at http://michiganradio.org Federal grant establishes HIV research center at University of Michigan HIV prevention when time and money are short http://michiganradio.org/post/hiv-prevention-when-time-and-money-are-short <p>If you are exposed to HIV, there is a treatment which could stop the virus. It could stop the need for a lifetime of taking drugs and avoid full-blown AIDS. Whether you can get that treatment might depend on where you live in Michigan and whether you can pay for it.</p> Thu, 14 Jul 2011 13:50:10 +0000 Lester Graham 3303 at http://michiganradio.org Clean needle exchange program in Grand Rapids is proving successful http://michiganradio.org/post/clean-needle-exchange-program-grand-rapids-proving-successful <p>Clean Works Needle Exchange began ten years ago. At the time it was very controversial for Grand Rapids city commissioners to adopt local laws that would give drug users access to clean syringes.</p><p>Tami VandenBerg leads the non-profit that runs the Clean Works Needle Exchange. She says they provide clean needles for about 600 people a year.</p> Tue, 07 Jun 2011 13:59:36 +0000 Lindsey Smith 2778 at http://michiganradio.org Clean needle exchange program in Grand Rapids is proving successful