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Prince Harry's Live HIV Test Had A Major Impact

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.27.2016 | Healthy Living

We’ve seen the way members of the British royal family can be an influence for good, but this might be the one of best examples yet. Orders for a n...

Prince Harry Got Tested For HIV Live On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living

Prince Harry is promoting the importance of HIV testing, one quick finger prick at a time. The royal visited Guys and St. Thomas’ Hospital in London...

Who Do You Trust?

Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D.

It is a lot easier for gay men to have sex then talk about it. Online hookup sites make it very easy with stats, HIV-status and pictures to find your man in a few clicks. Unfortunately for safer sex advocates, their message may come too late.

The HIV Test at 30: More Essential Than Ever

Dr. Jonathan Mermin | Posted 04.29.2015 | Impact
Dr. Jonathan Mermin

Compared with 30 years ago, people who test positive for HIV -- and their partners -- have many more options. And, the benefits of HIV testing have only increased.

Super-Cheap Gadget Tests For HIV Using Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 02.11.2015 | Technology

Testing for certain sexually transmitted diseases -- including HIV -- just got a whole lot easier.

CDC Recommends HIV Test That Can Detect Infection Up To 4 Weeks Faster

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living

June 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday it has recommended a new type of HIV testing that uti...

Tenth-Grader Develops Rapid Test For Deadly Virus

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.13.2014 | Science

This isn't your ordinary high school science project. For a regional science competition in Canada, 15-year-old Nicole Ticea devised an early-stage...

WATCH: Former Miss Universe Promotes At-Home HIV Testing

Posted 10.16.2013 | Latino Voices

Dayana Mendoza, Miss Universe 2008 and past Celebrity Apprentice stopped by HuffPost Live on Tuesday to talk about National Latino AIDS Awareness Day ...

My First HIV Test

JR Tungol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
JR Tungol

Before I left Chicago, I promised my friend that I would get tested once I got to New York. He said I shouldn't wait any longer. His insistence touched me, though I did wait three more months. My neurotic mind needed all that time to review every sexual encounter I'd ever had.

Public Health Triumph: US Preventive Task Force Recommendations Lift Critical Barriers to Routine HIV Screening

Dr. Amy Nunn | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Nunn

The new USPSTF score of an "A" for HIV testing means that there is now broad public health consensus that HIV screening should now be as routine as blood pressure screening for Americans.

Scientists Develop HIV Test That Could Improve Diagnoses In Poor Countries

Reuters | Chris Wickham | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living

By Chris Wickham LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have come up with a test for the virus that causes AIDS that is ten times more sensitive...

Giving Power to Couples to End the AIDS Epidemic

Michel Sidibé | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Michel Sidibé

For the AIDS response, couples' testing and counselling should be one more turning point to expand options to strengthen the impact of HIV prevention and treatment.

11 Things To Know About Getting An HIV Test

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 08.27.2011 | Healthy Living

June 27, 2011 is National HIV Testing Day -- and you know you should get tested for HIV in order to get early access to life-saving care. But how?...

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 ...

Take Action Against AIDS Today

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

On National HIV Testing Day, we are reminded that 1.1 million Americans are living with HIV in the United States, yet one in five of them do not know their status.

George Michael Pulls HIV Interview

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Pop star George Michael has asked for an interview in which he discusses his fears of having HIV to be removed from a BBC programme. The BBC has conf...