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Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

| By Eric Brus | Mar 27
Two reports from the CDC show HIV diagnosis rates among people of color, with higher rates among Black women and not enough care among those recently diagnosed.

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

| By Winnie McCroy | Mar 26
Back in the '80s, when the population of gay men was rapidly decimated by AIDS one woman, Ruth Coker Burks, cared for them, stood beside them on their deathbed and made sure they were buried with basic human dignity.

Three New Tests from GetTested.com Tackle the Silent STDs Among Men

Three New Tests from GetTested.com Tackle the Silent STDs Among Men

| Mar 24
Less than half of adults aged 18 to 44 have been tested for an STD other than HIV. With 20 million new cases each year in the U.S., individuals are turning to a more convenient, private option: at-home testing.

Gwyneth Paltrow's goop Explains How to Have Anal Sex

Gwyneth Paltrow's goop Explains How to Have Anal Sex

| Mar 24
Oh. Thanks, Gwyn?

Legendary Entertainer Dionne Warwick Renews Fight Against HIV/AIDS With New PSAs

Legendary Entertainer Dionne Warwick Renews Fight Against HIV/AIDS With New PSAs

| Mar 23
Legendary entertainer Dionne Warwick has released three new PSAs designed to heighten public awareness about the devastating impact of HIV/AIDS on older adults and women over the age of 50, especially African-American women.

Ask the Doc: Hepatitis C and Heart Health

Ask the Doc: Hepatitis C and Heart Health

| By Dr. Peter Meacher | Mar 22
In this edition of Ask the Doc, Dr. Peter Meacher takes a look at some of the increased risks of contracting Hepatitis C, especially among people living with HIV.

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
» Support the Affordable Care Act


National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
» Read the strategy
» Support the Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy


Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
» Call upon Congress to lift the ban on abstinence-only programs


MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
» Help change this policy