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It is three in the morning and Philip, 27, wakes up from a nightmare that he soon forgets. Vivid dreams and dizziness are recurring experiences, side effects he attributes to taking Atripla, a pill he consumes daily because he has AIDS.

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Each year thousands of patients are harmed by medical care in Oregon. A Bend woman, Mary Parker, was one.

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Seeking more money for HIV/AIDS, payment for bone marrow donors, the fate of sick employees and more from our Daily Briefing.

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World AIDS Day means observances all over the globe. Instead of the usual event story, why not follow the money for HIV/AIDS treatment for people in your own community? Here are some tips.

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Jail for Michael Jackson doctor Conrad Murray, children's health funds protected in California, and sobering news on HIV/AIDS, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Foster care for an obese boy, Global Fund money woes, and a surprising quality of life study, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Today's news roundup features the good and the bad in the fight against AIDS, health questions about food in cans, and a book for your long weekend. The Daily Briefing will go offline until Monday, so we sign off with some (health-related) Thanksgiving reads.

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The realm of AIDS/HIV and its prevalence in the African-American community is not one that has gone untouched, yet the problem continues to get worse. A new CEHJF Fellow describes her upcoming reporting project.

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Issues surrounding sexuality can be a difficult topic for many people to openly discuss, but additional cultural barriers can make talking about subjects like HIV/AIDS almost impossible to broach.

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Some non-profit hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area receive millions of dollars in tax breaks each year to care for the poor and uninsured, yet they provide only a fraction of local charity care. Sandy Kleffman reports.

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