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Usage Remains Low for Pill that can Prevent HIV Infection

Usage Remains Low for Pill that can Prevent HIV Infection

By David Crary | Jan 15
From gritty neighborhoods in New York and Los Angeles to clinics in Kenya and Brazil, health workers are trying to popularize a pill that has proven highly effective in preventing HIV but which - in their view - remains woefully underused.

Florida Tackles HIV Transmission with Free PrEP in 2018

Florida Tackles HIV Transmission with Free PrEP in 2018

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 11
It sounds too good - and too sensible - to be true, but multiple news sources confirm it: Florida has committed to providing free PrEP this year.

Indiana Man Gets 8 Years for Not Telling Partners He Has HIV

Indiana Man Gets 8 Years for Not Telling Partners He Has HIV

Jan 10
A northeastern Indiana man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for not telling numerous sex partners that he's HIV-positive.

Officials Investigate Jump in HIV Cases Among Drug Users

Officials Investigate Jump in HIV Cases Among Drug Users

Jan 10
An increase in the number of HIV infections among drug users has prompted health officials in Kentucky to investigate the occurrence.

Biggest HIV and LGBT Policy Changes in 2017

Biggest HIV and LGBT Policy Changes in 2017

Dec 28
With budget slashes, proposed 'quarantines' and shutdowns at ONAP, it's safe to say it hasn't been a great year for moving toward a cure for HIV. Still, we persevere!

Best Scientific Breakthroughs for HIV/AIDS in 2017

Best Scientific Breakthroughs for HIV/AIDS in 2017

Dec 27
Across the globe, scientists struggled in the lab and in the field to identify advances in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Here's the top 20 scientific breakthroughs in HIV research in 2017.

Navigating Heart Disease and Diabetes with HIV

Navigating Heart Disease and Diabetes with HIV

Dec 27
People living with HIV are more likely to have heart conditions -- yet they're less likely to be on statins that could improve clinical outcomes. Dr. Terry Ferguson explains the latest findings.

The Best HIV and LGBTQ Fundraisers of 2017

The Best HIV and LGBTQ Fundraisers of 2017

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 26
Generosity overflowed in our community as people raised money (often in the face of government cutbacks) to ensure that our programs remained funded.

Duke Develops More Accurate Tool to Track New HIV Infections

Duke Develops More Accurate Tool to Track New HIV Infections

Dec 21
Researchers at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute have developed a more accurate way to gauge the incidence of HIV infections in large populations, which will improve research and prevention strategies worldwide.

Judge: Plastic Surgery was Wrongly Denied for 3 HIV Patients

Judge: Plastic Surgery was Wrongly Denied for 3 HIV Patients

By Larry Neumeister | Dec 21
A cosmetic-surgery firm that denied breast reduction surgery to three men with HIV violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to consider the medical facts regarding each patient before deciding whether surgery could be safely performed.

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