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Hiv Screening

Task Force Calls For Routine HIV Screening For All Adults

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living

* Experts hope move will encourage more testing * Guidelines may trigger insurance coverage for tests By Julie Steenhuys...

Ending HIV in the United States: The Ultimate Challenge

Scott W. Royal, Ph.D. | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Scott W. Royal, Ph.D.

The stigma associated with HIV is only partially to blame. More problematic is the difficulty of reaching the most vulnerable members of the U.S. population who are living with HIV but unaware of their status: racial and ethnic minorities, the poor and disenfranchised, and people who are homeless.

Cascade Helps Keep People Coming Back for HIV Treatment

Ward Cates | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ward Cates

Last year, we celebrated 30 years of progress in the fight against AIDS. This year, let's celebrate World AIDS Day by looking forward. We've challenged ourselves by setting an ambitious goal of an AIDS-free generation. Let's examine where we are on our way to that goal.

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.

Routine HIV Screening Backed By Influential U.S. Health Panel

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - An influential U.S. panel has called for routine HIV screening for all Americans age...

Addressing Disparities, Promoting Health Equity and Ending HIV/AIDS

Jeffrey Levi | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Levi

We've come a long way in the battle against HIV/AIDS. However, we must remain vigilant: We cannot ignore the startling statistics of new HIV infections of gay and bisexual men, especially among black and Hispanic men.

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 ...

HIV in America: Why You Should Get Tested

Basim Khan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Basim Khan

Yesterday was National HIV Testing Day, a reminder for all of us to get tested for HIV. Despite startling numbers, HIV is not part of our national consciousness as it was even a decade ago.