HIV/AIDS http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowa Court Ruling Sets Precedent for HIV Transmission Cases http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-court-ruling-sets-precedent-hiv-transmission-cases <p>The Iowa State Supreme Court has thrown out the conviction of an Iowa man who pleaded guilty to the criminal transmission of HIV in 2009. <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/post/nick-rhoades-talks-his-hiv-conviction-and-what-comes-next" target="_blank">Nick Rhoades</a> was originally sentenced to 25 years in prison and convicted as a Class B Felon.</p><p>In a decision that was issued this morning, six of seven judges concluded that Rhoades did not intentionally expose another man to HIV. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:53:52 +0000 Lindsey Moon 42166 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Court Ruling Sets Precedent for HIV Transmission Cases Iowa House and Senate Consider Changes to HIV Law http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-house-and-senate-consider-changes-hiv-law <p>In the last decade, society's understanding of HIV transmission has increased and medical technology has advanced; but in the 1990s, HIV was still a scary concept, and an Iowa law reflects that fear.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:52:49 +0000 Clay Masters & Emily Woodbury 37700 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa House and Senate Consider Changes to HIV Law Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-sex-aids-and-survival <p>Iowan <a href="http://www.seanstrub.com/">Sean Strub</a> has lead a distinguished career as a gay rights activist and advocate for people with <a href="http://aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/">HIV/AIDS</a>.&nbsp; He founded <a href="http://www.poz.com/">POZ Magazine</a>, designed to serve those living with the disease, a community he knows very well since he has been living with HIV since 1980.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:59:23 +0000 Charity Nebbe, Dennis Reese & Sarah Boden 36536 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival HIV and AIDS: Laws, Treatment, and Public Health http://iowapublicradio.org/post/hiv-and-aids-laws-treatment-and-public-health <p>The Iowa Department of Public Health estimates that 500 Iowans are infected with HIV, but don’t know it.&nbsp; On this River to River, hear about efforts to get every Iowan tested for HIV, what prevention measures are being used today, treatment, and what it means to have HIV and AIDS today.&nbsp; And we’ll hear about Iowa’s HIV transmission law and the case of a gay Iowan man living with HIV who was charged with criminal transmission of HIV.</p><p></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:07:26 +0000 Ben Stanton 33105 at http://iowapublicradio.org HIV and AIDS: Laws, Treatment, and Public Health The Reagan Presidency and Chip Duncan http://iowapublicradio.org/post/reagan-presidency-and-chip-duncan <div>President Ronald Reagan is one of the nation’s more influential presidents. He served as president during the collapse of the Soviet Union and the beginning of the HIV/AIDS crisis.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Ben Kieffer talks with film maker and Iowa native Chip Duncan. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 19:21:51 +0000 Ben Kieffer 13723 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Reagan Presidency and Chip Duncan