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Lawsuit: Circumcision Goes Wrong at Ala. Hospital

Jul 28
An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.

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Late-breaking findings at AIDS 2014 support PrEP

PrEP Is Safe and Effective, Even For Those Who Miss Doses

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
An exciting and late-breaking development at the AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne revealed findings published in Lancet Infectious Diseases that show that PrEP is safe and effective at preventing HIV infection.

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell

Medicare's Own Health Looking Better, Report Says

By Stephen Ohlemacher, Richardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 31
Medicare's financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.

ailey House CEO Gina Quattrochi received the CHIP Award

Bailey House CEO Receives Prestigious CHIP Award

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
On Wednesday, July 23, Bailey House CEO Gina Quattrochi received the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Executive Program Community Health Improvement Project (CHIP) Award.

President Barack Obama, surrounded by members of Congress and Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of Ryan White

Ryan White's Mother Visits D.C., Urges Congress to Maintain Commitment

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
On June 30, Jeanne White-Ginder -- the mother of Ryan White -- returned to D.C. to remind lawmakers of the continued importance of maintaining and fully funding the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

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More doctors need to test all patients for HIV

CDC Says Docs Testing MSM for HIV, But Few Others

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis shows that while most primary care physicians offer regular, routine HIV testing to gay and bisexual men, only 1 in 5 provides routine screening for all patients.

Ask the Doc: Gov. Cuomo Endorses PrEP for HIV Prevention

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Jul 15
The latest news on HIV comes alive in this week's installment of our popular Ask the Doc column.