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Transgender Vets Suffer Higher Rates of Mental and Medical Health Issues

Feb 3
A research team led by George Brown of Mountain Home Veterans Affairs Medical Center has found that transgender patients have more psychiatric and medical health outcome disparities.

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On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, We're Our Brothers' Keeper

| Feb 5
The 16th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is being observed on Saturday, February 7. As has been the case for the past several years, the theme for NBHAAD in 2015 is: "I Am My Brother's/Sister's Keeper: FIGHT HIV/AIDS!"

HIV Infection Higher Among Blacks and Latinos for Decades

| Feb 4
Compared to whites, the rate of new HIV infection is about eight times higher among Blacks and about three times higher among Hispanics.

Transgender Vets Suffer Higher Rates of Mental and Medical Health Issues

| Feb 3
A research team led by George Brown of Mountain Home Veterans Affairs Medical Center has found that transgender patients have more psychiatric and medical health outcome disparities.

Gilead Faces Legal Action Over Hep C Drug Price Gouging

| By EDGE | Feb 2
Amidst allegations of price gouging, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has promised to take legal action against Gilead if it doesn't cut the price of its antiviral hepatitis C and HIV meds Sovaldi and Harvoni.

With FDA Approval, PRO 140 Could Make HAART A Weekly Injection

| By EDGE | Feb 2
After decades of taking multiple pills day-in and day-out, the HIV infected could finally take a break, substituting injections for pills.

AHF Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gilead to Invalidate Patents on Key AIDS Drug  

| Jan 27
On Jan. 26, the AHF filed a federal lawsuit against Gilead Sciences Inc., whom they believe is trying to monopolize the market through price gouging on HIV/AIDS drugs.

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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.
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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
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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