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Study Says Only Half Of Gay Men With HIV Getting Treatment

Posted On September 26, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- Of the nearly 600-thousand gay and bisexual men in the U.S. with HIV, only one-half of them are getting treatment. A CDC study says of the 50-percent who are actually seeking treatment, only 42-percent of them have the virus under control. The right combination and dosage of HIV medication is crucial to…

Obama Sounds New Warnings About Ebola Outbreak

Posted On September 25, 2014

(United Nations) -- President Obama is sounding new warnings about the deadly Ebola outbreak.   Speaking at the UN, the President called Ebola an urgent threat to West Africa and a potential threat to the world. Obama warned about a possible humanitarian catastrophe and said it also represents a growing threat to regional and global…

Three FDNY Members Die Of 9-11 Illnesses

Posted On September 25, 2014

(New York, NY) -- New York City's fire department is mourning the deaths of three retired firefighters who passed on the same day from 9-11 related Illnesses. Scott Pringle reports.   Play Clip

Obama To Speak At UN About Ebola Epidemic

Posted On September 25, 2014

(United Nations) -- President Obama will focus on the deadly Ebola epidemic when he speaks at the United Nations today. Global health experts expect the epidemic to continue spreading quickly in West Africa over the next few weeks. Obama is deploying roughly three-thousand U.S. troops to West Africa to help manage the crisis. He has…

U.S. Names Former Ambassador As Ebola Coordinator

Posted On September 25, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The State Department is tapping a former ambassador to India to serve as the U.S. Ebola coordinator. Ambassador Nancy Powell will be in charge of America's push to get more nations worldwide involved in bringing the spread of the deadly virus under control. President Obama recently called the Ebola outbreak in West…