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In 2007 he said he had discovered a cure for AIDS using natural herbs.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
AIDS insanity: When running for the US Senate in 1992, Huckabee called for a quarantine of people who had AIDS.
And increasingly smart navigation aids in the cockpit brought far greater precision and efficiency to route planning.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The following year, he developed pneumocystis pneumonia—a serious infection associated with HIV and AIDS.
In the 1980s, your community allowed hundreds of thousands of us to die because you believed AIDS was divine punishment.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He could not wriggle a toe, which made his mental processes difficult, for his toes were first aids to his brain.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
It aids conversation by occasionally interrupting it for a short period, to be renewed with a new impetus.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
The oil not only prevents evaporation but aids greatly to keep the uncovered parts from corrosion.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
While waiting the return of his aids, he went to the top of the college to reconnoitre the surrounding country.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
The knight's fee was subject to aids, which were paid to the Crown upon the marriage of the king's son or daughter.Landholding In England|Joseph Fisher
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Acronym for acquired immune deficiency syndrome, a fatal disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV. Believed to have originated in Africa, AIDS has become an epidemic, infecting tens of millions of people worldwide. The virus, which is transmitted from one individual to another through the exchange of body fluids (such as blood or semen), attacks white blood cells, thereby causing the body to lose its capacity to ward off infection. As a result, many AIDS patients die of opportunistic infections that strike their debilitated bodies. AIDS first appeared in the United States in 1981, primarily among homosexuals and intravenous drug users who shared needles, but throughout the world, it is also transmitted by heterosexual contact. Today, scientists are hopeful that AIDS can be managed by new drugs, such as protease inhibitors, and need not be fatal. (See AZT.)