Taylor Sisk

HIV Outbreak Persists as Officials Push Back Against Containment Efforts

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Research shows offering clean syringes to people who misuse IV drugs is effective in combating the spread of HIV. But an epidemiologist and advocates say state and local officials in West Virginia, home to one of the worst HIV outbreaks in recent years, have taken measures that render syringe exchange less accessible.

A Rocky Road To Recovery

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Prison helped Richie Tannerhill overcome substance abuse, but that was just the beginning of rebuilding his life.