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The Fight in 2016 for Those with HIV/AIDS

Toni Newman | Posted 03.31.2017 | Queer Voices
Toni Newman

Maitri Compassionate Care in San Francisco is celebrating its 29th year of service to the underpriviledged with advanced AIDS. Maitri is the only AIDS...

Sanders Condemns Clinton For Inflating Nancy Reagan's AIDS Advocacy

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 03.13.2016 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Sunday sharply criticized Democratic presidential opponent Hillary Clinton’s claim that former first lady Nancy Reaga...

Drug Resistance To Popular HIV Treatment Could Spell Trouble

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Resistance to a key HIV drug is common worldwide and could mean trouble for treating and preventing the virus that causes AIDS, acc...

Reagan Administration's Chilling Reaction To The AIDS Crisis

Vanity Fair | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics

A new short film, When AIDS Was Funny, unearths never-before-heard audio reaction to the escalating AIDS crisis....

World AIDS Day Religious Challenges

Katherine Marshall | Posted 12.01.2016 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

The 34-year history of AIDS as a known disease offers a parable about intersections between faith and behavior, admonition and care, and ideals in the face of realities. It highlights in immensely practical ways how religion and public health policy are intertwined.

On World AIDS Day, A Reminder Activists Changed Research Forever

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.01.2015 | Healthy Living

When Dr. Anthony Fauci first became director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases in 1984, hundreds of people in the U.S. ha...

With Millions On HIV Treatment, AIDS Pandemic Tide Turns

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Some 15.8 million people are now on HIV treatment and a five-year strategy to end the threat of a never-ending AIDS pandemic is starting to show resul...

Charlie Sheen's 'Outing' Shows How Badly We Treat People With HIV

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.20.2016 | Healthy Living

Charlie Sheen went public with his HIV-positive status Tuesday, telling the "Today" show's Matt Lauer that he is taking anti-viral medicine to suppres...

Truvada Protected 100 Percent Of Study Participants From HIV

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.19.2016 | Healthy Living

A study of 657 people taking PrEP, the daily pill that can prevent HIV, has found that not a single person contracted the potentially deadly virus ove...

A Court Will Decide Whether Or Not Gay Sex Constitutes 'Intercourse'

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb 4 (Reuters) - The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday on the definition of...

Family Support Groups Foster Hope In Uganda

Savannah Russo | Posted 03.08.2015 | Impact
Savannah Russo

Annet Mbabazi is living with HIV, but her 18-month-old son, Pobruce, is HIV-free. I met the mother-baby pair at the health center in Ibanda District, in Southwestern Uganda, where Annet participates in a family support group.

San Francisco May Be First City To Give Out Free HIV-Prevention Pills

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.19.2014 | Healthy Living

The day after San Francisco supervisor Scott Wiener came “out of the PrEP closet” on The Huffington Post as a user of the revolutionary HIV-preven...

This Is What The Victims Of Flight 17 Did For AIDS Research

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living

AIDS researchers, activists and advocates en route to the 20th International AIDS conference in Melbourne, Australia are among those believed to have ...

HIV-Positive Couple Had 3 Kids All Free Of Disease. One Of The Main Reasons? Dad's Role

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.29.2015 | Impact

Hubert and Jeanne Mwangaza have both been HIV-positive since they married and started a family together years ago. Now, they have three children, and ...

30 Years After Discovery of HIV Virus: The Vital Role of the Social Sciences

Kim Blankenship | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact
Kim Blankenship

AIDS is as much a social disease as it is one determined by a virus. It is simply not possible to prevent, treat or cure it without understanding and addressing its social dimensions. For this, we need the tools of the social sciences.

Annexation of Crimea: What Will Happen to 14,000 Drug Users?

Andriy Klepikov | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Andriy Klepikov

The annexation of Crimea by Russia this week is likely to have far-reaching consequences for an already much marginalized group within society.

New Studies Unlock Mystery Of How HIV Causes AIDS

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Dec 19 (Reuters) - U.S. scientists have discovered the basic mechanisms that allow HIV to wipe out the b...

Striving for the AIDS End Game: Translating Research Promise Into Public Health Success

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. | Posted 01.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.

The collective efforts of health care practitioners, patients and researchers around the world have brought new promise to the decades-long fight against HIV/AIDS. By sustaining and accelerating this fight, and striving toward the "end of AIDS," lives can be saved and suffering averted for decades to come.

WATCH: This Guy Wants You To 'Wear A F***ing Condom!'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When vlogger J. Merridew learned that HIV rates are on the rise among gay men, he felt compelled to address to issue using his YouTube account. "I ...

Concentrated HIV Epidemics Could Make AIDS Unbeatable, UN Expert Warns

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

* Marginalised groups have stubbornly high rates of HIV * U.N. special envoy sees major hurdles to ending AIDS * New app...

Promising HIV Vaccine May Take 10 Years To Perfect

| Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Fred Furtado (Click here for the original article) If a breakthrough in developing an HIV vaccine occurred today, scientists and drug compani...

Is The End Of AIDS Nigh?

Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living

New HIV infections among kids and adults around the world have dropped by a third since 2001, according to a new UNAIDS report. As of 2012, there were...

'Some Of Them Are Happy To Hear They Are Affected With HIV'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

HuffPost Live recently discussed a group of men who welcomed their HIV-positive diagnoses in order to obtain housing and benefits that kept them from ...

Obama Orders Stepped Up Effort Against HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

By Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON, July 15 (Reuters) - After fresh criticism of his record on combating HIV/AIDS, President Barack Obama ...

Emerging Viral Threats: A Global Concern

Franco Nuschese | Posted 08.21.2013 | World
Franco Nuschese

One only needs to think for a moment about SARS and HIV-AIDS and try not to shudder. It's not just about health, it's also about how it affects economies and national security. Governments cannot carry the burden of viruses and disease by themselves.