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Aids Testing

Less Than Half Of America Has Been Tested For HIV. Here's Why.

Shari Margolese | Posted 06.18.2014 | Impact

By Shari Margolese HIV has been a serious health concern for Americans for over 30 years. And yet only about 45 percent of Americans have ever ...

On World AIDS Day, LA 'Is At A Crossroads'

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 01.31.2014 | Los Angeles

Several events in observance of World AIDS Day will be held across Los Angeles County on Sunday, including a gospel concert, free HIV testing and gath...

Open Wide -- HIV Testing in the Bedroom

Timothy Frasca | Posted 10.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Timothy Frasca

Asking a casual or an ongoing partner to take an HIV test right in the bedroom may sound shocking, and our participants' partners were often taken aback, to say the least. But for the most par, they understood the logic of the request.

'Take The Test, Take Control' On National HIV Testing Day

Posted 06.27.2012 | Gay Voices

June 27 marks National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), designated as an annual campaign to remind Americans how and when to get tested. The "Take the Test,...

World AIDS Day 2011

Candice Wiggins | Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact
Candice Wiggins

In January 1991 I attended my father's funeral after he died from complications related to AIDS. Attending the funeral was a different experience for me, as I was just one month shy of my fourth birthday.

New Hope for Pregnant Women With HIV

Amy Graff | Posted 01.18.2012 | Impact
Amy Graff

Doris is a tall, thin woman with sweet, smiling eyes and skin the color of dark, rich chocolate. When I meet her, she's sitting peacefully outside in a plastic deck chair, cradling a baby. She's 27 years old, and she's HIV-positive.

On Health Home Visits and Being a Life-Changer

Karen Walrond | Posted 01.17.2012 | Impact
Karen Walrond

2011-08-10-Screenshot20110810at12.23.10PM.jpg Since 2008, this home health program has recruited and trained 150 counselors who continue to go door-to-door to provide counseling, testing and household education.

Catherine Pearson

Are You Positive? 1 In 5 People With HIV Don't Know Their Status

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Know Your Status: Test for HIV This Week

Rena Greifinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rena Greifinger

This week, HIV/AIDS advocacy organizations around the country are encouraging the public to "Get Yourself Tested," a campaign that culminates on Sunday, June 27, National HIV Testing Day.

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.

State Investigating AIDS Group, Blocks Funds

Chicago Sun-Times | Chris Fusco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Taxpayer funding for a politically connected AIDS awareness group is being held up by state health officials over questions about the organization's s...