HIV http://wkms.org en HIV Testing Bill Clears State House 96-0 http://wkms.org/post/hiv-testing-bill-clears-state-house-96-0 <p></p><p>A bill aimed at allowing victims of sexual assault to ask for quick HIV testing of their alleged attackers has cleared the Kentucky House.</p><p>Under current laws, only prosecutors can ask for HIV testing of the accused person, and they can only ask after a conviction. The bill would allow a victim or the prosecutor to ask for such a test before a conviction. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 13:27:20 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 28275 at http://wkms.org HIV Testing Bill Clears State House 96-0 The Morning Cram [to bodly go edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-bodly-go-edition <p><strong>From NPR: </strong>Google's Street View maps are headed into the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2012/10/24/163499448/googles-street-view-goes-into-the-wild">backcountry</a>.</p><p><strong>Kentucky:</strong> Kentucky’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement effort resulted in 1,636 citations for <a href="http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-drive-sober-campaign-results-over-1600-citations">drunken driving</a> this year. More than 51,000 Kentucky voters have cast <a href="http://wkms.org/post/51000-kentucky-voters-have-cast-absentee-ballots">absentee ballots</a> ahead of the Nov. 6 election.</p><p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:46:56 +0000 Shelly Baskin 23636 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [to bodly go edition] Illinois Hold HIV/STD Conference http://wkms.org/post/illinois-hold-hivstd-conference <p>The Illinois Department of Public Health is opening its annual conference on HIV and sexually transmitted diseases with a "Save Lives, Condomize" giveaway campaign. Public health department director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck says condom use decreases the risk of sexually transmitted diseases and new HIV cases. The two-day public health conference will draw hundreds of health care providers, educators and advocates statewide. Participants will trade information and develop strategies to prevent the spread of the HIV virus, AIDS and other STDs. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:13:41 +0000 The Associated Press 23634 at http://wkms.org Illinois Hold HIV/STD Conference morning cram [HIV cure edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-hiv-cure-edition <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/06/13/154869103/traces-of-virus-in-man-cured-of-hiv-trigger-scientific-debate">Researchers have found traces of HIV virus in the cells of a man who was the first to be cured of the infection with bone marrow transplants.</a></p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 15:17:15 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18345 at http://wkms.org morning cram [HIV cure edition] Afternoon Round-Up 5/11/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-51112 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/05/11/152520951/fda-may-back-pill-to-prevent-hiv">FDA may back pill to prevent HIV.</a></p><p><strong>Four Rivers Region:</strong></p> Fri, 11 May 2012 21:20:10 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17948 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 5/11/12