World AIDS Day http://kplu.org en Seattle bucks the national trend on HIV rates http://kplu.org/post/seattle-bucks-national-trend-hiv-rates <p>A resurgence of AIDS among young men nationally is raising alarm bells – but not in the King County area.&nbsp; Local health officials say outreach efforts here could be a model for how the rest of the country can keep the AIDS epidemic under control.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 23:17:00 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 7238 at http://kplu.org Seattle bucks the national trend on HIV rates Three things make this World AIDS Day different http://kplu.org/post/three-things-make-world-aids-day-different <p>KPLU's <a href="http://humanosphere.kplu.org/">Humanosphere</a> blogger Tom Paulson has a great post today about why the Gates Foundation's director of HIV and tuberculosis programs feels this year's World AIDS day is different than it's dozens of predecessors.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 02 Dec 2010 00:05:11 +0000 Justin Steyer 256 at http://kplu.org Three things make this World AIDS Day different HIV cases stay steady, predominantly gay http://kplu.org/post/hiv-cases-stay-steady-predominantly-gay <p>The number of people getting newly infected with HIV has stayed steady in Washington since 2005.&nbsp; There are about 570 new cases a year.&nbsp; Most of those – 63% -- are gay and bisexual men.&nbsp; The Washington Department of Health says those numbers justify changes in how it distributes funding, starting in January.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 01 Dec 2010 19:43:59 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 252 at http://kplu.org Wednesday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/wednesday-mornings-headlines-1 <p><em>Thousands to lose jobless benefits, Tacoma finds limits to saving Old City Hall, and today is World AIDS Day. Wed, 01 Dec 2010 14:31:33 +0000 Gary Davis 248 at http://kplu.org Wednesday morning's headlines