HIV-AIDS http://www.kunc.org en Born With HIV, Building A Future http://www.kunc.org/post/born-hiv-building-future Cristina Peña was born in 1984 with HIV. Her father died from AIDS, and her mother is still living with HIV. Cristina was told she had HIV when she was 9, but she and her family kept it a secret from her schoolmates and friends.<p>In high school, she started dating Chris Ondaatje. One day, Chris decided to tell Cristina that he was in love with her.<p>That's when Cristina sat him down for a revelation of her own.<p>"I remember sitting on your living room floor, and I could tell something was wrong," Chris tells Cristina on a visit to StoryCorps in San Francisco. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:34:00 +0000 55530 at http://www.kunc.org Born With HIV, Building A Future Global Aid For Health Hits Record High As Funding Sources Shift http://www.kunc.org/post/global-aid-health-hits-record-high-funding-sources-shift International development aid has hit an all-time high, despite some nations dramatically slashing their foreign assistance budgets. As patterns of international assistance shift, an increasing amount of money is being invested in improving health in the developing world.<p>Donors from wealthy nations, aid groups, U.N. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:05:00 +0000 Jason Beaubien 55277 at http://www.kunc.org Global Aid For Health Hits Record High As Funding Sources Shift On Eve Of U.N. Goal-Setting, AIDS Agency Claims Big Progress http://www.kunc.org/post/eve-un-goal-setting-aids-agency-claims-big-progress Despite a plateau in funding by international donors, the United Nations AIDS agency reports striking progress in curbing new HIV infections and deaths from AIDS.<p>That <a href="http://www.unaids.org/en/resources/campaigns/globalreport2013/index.html">progress</a> — apparently due in large part to increases in affected countries' own anti-HIV spending — is fueled by a steady increase in the number of people getting antiviral drugs. Treatment not only prevents their death but can sharply reduce their risk of passing HIV to their sexual partners and children. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 17:41:00 +0000 Richard Knox 49947 at http://www.kunc.org On Eve Of U.N. Goal-Setting, AIDS Agency Claims Big Progress In Life, Man Immune To HIV Helped Scientists Fight Virus http://www.kunc.org/post/life-man-immune-hiv-helped-scientists-fight-virus Stephen Crohn, a man best known for staying alive during the early days of the AIDS epidemic, died Aug. 23 at age 66. Throughout his lifetime, the New York artist helped researchers uncover vital clues about HIV and how to stop it.<p>Crohn's partner was one of the first people to die from AIDS in 1978. Over the years, Crohn watched boyfriends and acquaintances die from the disease. Sat, 21 Sep 2013 22:19:00 +0000 49892 at http://www.kunc.org In Life, Man Immune To HIV Helped Scientists Fight Virus New HIV Cases Spotlight Adult Film Industry's Testing System http://www.kunc.org/post/new-hiv-cases-spotlight-adult-film-industrys-testing-system Adult film production in California is now suspended after a number of performers tested positive for HIV. Four cases have been reported in the past few months, including one on Monday.<p>If ever there was an "I told you so moment" for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, it's now. The organization has been campaigning for condoms to be mandatory during porn shoots. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 22:05:00 +0000 Mandalit del Barco 49434 at http://www.kunc.org New HIV Cases Spotlight Adult Film Industry's Testing System