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Surge of HIV in Indiana Shows Value of Syringe Exchange

By EDGE | Apr 15
Syringe exchange programs can significantly help reduce HIV infections, says amfAR in a new brief.

Congresswoman Lee Marks National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 10
Each year, on April 10, Congress marks National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year's theme is "Engaging Youth Voices in the Response to HIV & AIDS." Congresswoman Barbara Lee shares her voice.

Suit Claims AIDS Foundation Scammed Medicare for $20M

By Kelli Kennedy | Apr 9
The nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care is accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid in an elaborate $20 million dollar scam that spanned 12-states, according to a lawsuit filed in South Florida federal court.

AIDS United AmeriCorps Respond to HIV Outbreak in Indiana

By EDGE | Apr 8
AIDS United AmeriCorps members are responding to the recent HIV outbreak in Southeastern Indiana by providing HIV testing and other key services in partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health.

HIV Still a Huge Issue for Women, Says Dr. Susan Blumenthal

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 6
Dr. Susan Blumenthal says that we need to do better to address HIV infections among women, here in the U.S. and around the world.

CDC Leads New Efforts To Fight HIV Among MSM and Trans

By EDGE | Mar 31
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.

Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

By EDGE | Mar 30
People undergoing treatment for HIV-1 are at increased risk for earlier onset of age-related illnesses such as some cancers, renal and kidney disease, frailty, osteoporosis and neurocognitive disease.

Indiana Governor Overrides Law to Authorize Needle Exchange

Mar 30
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence overrode state law and his own anti-drug policies Thursday to authorize a short-term needle-exchange program designed to help contain HIV infections in a rural county where more than six dozen cases have been reported.

FL Insurance Commissioner Improves Nationwide Access to HIV Drugs

By EDGE | Mar 27
Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty announced this week that Aetna, Inc. and Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. are revising plans to include HIV drugs at a lower cost.

Do Black Lives Matter? Asks amfAR in New Report

By EDGE | Mar 25
A new report by The Foundation for AIDS Research concludes that the impact of HIV on Black gay men is the 'greatest' failure in the United States' response to AIDS.

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