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World AIDS Day 2017: 9 facts about HIV/AIDS everyone should know

April Hunt - Atlanta Journal Constitution

World AIDS Day has been designated every December 1 since 1988 as a way to draw awareness of the disease and mourn the 35 million people who have died from it.

The event has since shifted to focus on successes in the global fight against the disease and the importance of continuing these efforts for the 36.7 million worldwide who are living with HIV/AIDS.

Consumers Bemoan Largest Health Insurance Price Hike in Iowa History

Tony Leys - DSM Register

Iowans who buy their own health insurance pleaded with the state’s insurance commissioner Saturday to rein in the largest proposed premium increase in state history, but he warned them his powers are limited.

Consumer Renee Welk of Des Moines was among those asking Commissioner Doug Ommen for help during a public hearing in downtown Des Moines.

“You could make a huge difference in this state and set an example that this is people over profits, that we are looking for what’s best for our whole state,” Welk said.