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ACT Up Rally Celebrates 30th Anniversary with March & Rally

ACT Up Rally Celebrates 30th Anniversary with March & Rally

Mar 29
On Thursday, March 20 at the NYC AIDS Memorial in the West Village, ACT Up will observe their 30th Anniversary with a rally and march.

Bill to Modernize Discriminatory HIV Criminalization Laws Passes First Major Hurdle

Bill to Modernize Discriminatory HIV Criminalization Laws Passes First Major Hurdle

Mar 29
A bill that would modernize California's laws that criminalize and stigmatize people living with HIV cleared its first major legislative hurdle.

U.S. Health Insurance Coverage Rates Reached Record Level in 2015

U.S. Health Insurance Coverage Rates Reached Record Level in 2015

By Eric Brus | Mar 28
The percentage of people under age 65 with health insurance increased to nearly 89 percent in 2015 -- the highest level in more than 40 years of record-keeping, according to a new fact sheet from the CDC.

amfAR Raises $3.5M for AIDS Research at Hong Kong Event

amfAR Raises $3.5M for AIDS Research at Hong Kong Event

Mar 27
amfAr hosted a star-studded night at their annual Hong Kong gala, raising more than $3.5M for amfAR's TREAT Asia program and the organization's Countdown to a Cure initiative.

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.

The Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation Named Presenting Sponsor of Aidswatch 2017

The Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation Named Presenting Sponsor of Aidswatch 2017

Mar 23
Organizers are thrilled to announce The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) as Presenting Sponsor for AIDSWatch 2017, to be held March 27-28 in Washington, D.C.

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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