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Aids in America

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy at Two: The Beginnings of Reform, and a Glimpse of Success

Chris Collins | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Collins

On the second anniversary of this country's first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy, it's worth thinking about what has gone right, and where we go next.

Preparing President Obama for the International AIDS Conference, July 2012

David Holtgrave | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
David Holtgrave

The next four months are a critical time for the Administration, the International AIDS Conference, and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. We might ask a familiar question: We know what to do, but will we do it?

Report: HIV/AIDS In Chicago By The Numbers

Posted 01.09.2012 | Chicago

Story by Erica Demarest, courtesy of the Windy City Times: Between 1990 and 2010, the city of Chicago saw a 39 percent decrease in newly reported A...

Catherine Pearson

Are You Positive? 1 In 5 People With HIV Don't Know Their Status | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.23.2011 | Healthy Living

When Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick sees patients for an HIV test, they are often afraid of coming in, she says. "I have quite a few people who come in and ...

What Does AIDS Look Like In America?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living

Three decades ago this week, the first federal announcement on AIDS was released. As the first handful of patients arrived in hospitals, researchers a...

Who's Gonna Stand Up To AIDS in America?

Kellee Terrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kellee Terrell

A few weeks ago, network television joined forces to raise awareness and money for cancer. Stand Up For Cancer clocked in a record 18.3 million viewers and raised a whopping 80 million dollars. Where's the Stand Up for AIDS in America special?

What Can We Do to Stop AIDS in America?

Patricia Wudel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Patricia Wudel

It will take some time, solid commitment, solidarity and sacrifice -- but, yes, it really is possible to stop the spread of AIDS in America.

Living with AIDS as a Mother of Three (VIDEO)

J'Mia Edwards | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
J'Mia Edwards

The odds were stacked against me, I was always told, because I am black, a single mother of three, a welfare recipient, and a convicted drug felony who is living with AIDS.

WATCH: "The Other City" is "The Real D.C."

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jose Antonio Vargas

There will be very little that's real about "The Real Housewives of D.C." That, of course, is stating the obvious, especially after Thursday night's premiere. But meet J'Mia Edwards, who lives in "The Real D.C." She's 29, black and HIV-positive -- one of the faces of the city's AIDS epidemic.

"The Other City" -- AIDS in America, Nearly 30 Years Later

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jose Antonio Vargas

The story of AIDS in America, nearly 30 years after we first heard of the disease, is really the story of American identity itself. Or, more to the point, the story of America's underclass as seen through a virus.

World AIDS Day: Aidsism in America

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

On the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day, despite the medical advances that have been made, this story serves as a powerful reminder of the struggles and indignities people living with HIV/AIDS still face.