Everyone needs an HIV test at least once, according to a recommendation from a federal health panel.
The US Preventive Services Task Force says everyone ages 15-65 should get a one-time screening for the virus that causes AIDs regardless of whether they may be at risk.
With treatments becoming more powerful, the panel decided that universal screening will help people get into faster, and help reduce the spread of the virus.
Some people argue the universal testing would be a waste of resources.
What is your opinion on HIV testing for everyone ages 15-65, not just high risk as currently recommended by the CDC?
Nearly seven years ago, an Orange Beach man was tortured and robbed in his own home. As of Friday night, Shaun Cassidy, 65, is behind bars for a number of charges involving minors.
Tre Mason rushed for 304 yards and four touchdowns, leading No. 3 Auburn to a wild 59-42 victory over No. 5 Missouri in the Southeastern Conference championship game Saturday.
According to authorities, deputies and investigators with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home on South Bay Grove Drive in Freeport around 3:30 p.m. after a 4-year-old was shot in the chest with a BB gun.
A double dose of Tigers invade Atlanta for the 2013 SEC Championship.
Auburn and Missouri fans get decked out for the big showdown in Atlanta.
A.C. Hillman, 93, of Lucedale will be the Grand Marshall of the city’s Christmas parade Saturday, December 7, which coincides with the anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor.