HIV / AIDS

In 2005, David Wilson was also found guilty of raping a child and served four years in prison.

Yet, African-Americans still bear the brunt of the epidemic, accounting for 44 percent of new infections each year.

Former child star Danny Pintauro, who played the young son on the hit 80s sitcom Who’s The Boss’ revealed a bombshell secret on the latest episode of Oprah: Where Are They Now? The actor, now 39, told Oprah he has been HIV-positive for the last 12 years. He said he wanted to tell Oprah and the world “a long time […]

  Waiting for your HIV test results to come back can be the most nerve-wracking 20 minutes of your life. Luckily, Special K has some suggestions to keep your mind occupied during the wait. Listen to this edition of  Special K’s Top 5 to hear the top five things you can do to kill time while you wait for […]

You might want to rethink getting tatted after hearing this. The one way people never thought they could get HIV is by getting a tattoo. Listen to the audio player to hear Dr. Collier explain how tattoos put you at a higher risk of contracting the virus. In addition, hear more shocking facts about HIV […]

Where were you on November 7, 1991? It was the fall semester of my 10th grade year in high school and that particular day was going along with business as usual. School was over for the day and I remember being in the locker room getting dressed after another varsity basketball team practice. Someone randomly […]

In November 1991, 5-time NBA champion Earvin “Magic” Johnson abruptly retired after announcing that he was HIV-positive. The moment was a turning point in the history of the virus, bringing HIV to the forefront of the American consciousness and opening African-American eyes to what was then known at the time as a “gay/white” disease. Twenty years […]

Magic Johnson says he’s outraged that a pair of Minneapolis talk radio hosts accused him of faking AIDS. KTLK’s Chris Baker and Langdon Perry made the remarks during Baker’s conservative talk show on Wednesday. The context for the remarks wasn’t clear.