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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 02.09.2013 | Gay 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...

FDA Panel Backs First Rapid, Take Home HIV Test

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 07.15.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- American consumers may soon be able to test themselves for the virus that causes AIDS in the privacy of their own homes, after a panel o...

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

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 ...

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...