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Fighting Stigma: A Look at Immigration and HIV/AIDS

Fighting Stigma: A Look at Immigration and HIV/AIDS

By EDGE | Jan 18
Marie-Fatima Hyacinthe from The Black AIDS Institute's candid op-ed about the Trump-era and historical discriminations facing Haitian immigrants and those living with HIV/AIDS.

DNC Responds to Potential Discriminatory Health Worker Ruling

DNC Responds to Potential Discriminatory Health Worker Ruling

By EDGE | Jan 17
A new rule from the Trump-Pence administration could allow health workers to discriminate against patients by refusing to provide reproductive care to women, denying care to transgender individuals, or refusing to prescribe HIV meds or birth control.

Aetna to Pay $17M Over Mailing that Revealed HIV Meds

Aetna to Pay $17M Over Mailing that Revealed HIV Meds

Jan 17
Health insurer Aetna has agreed to pay $17 million to settle claims that it breached the privacy of thousands of customers who take HIV medications.

Ann Coulter Pining for When the US Border Was Closed to HIV+ People?

Ann Coulter Pining for When the US Border Was Closed to HIV+ People?

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 17
Right-wing professional provocateur Ann Coulter raised eyebrows on an appearance of the U.K. talk show "Good Morning Britain" when she seemed to lament that the U.S. no longer has a policy of denying HIV positive people entry to the country.

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.

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