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Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks
Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

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Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

By Eric Brus |
Two reports from the CDC show HIV diagnosis rates among people of color, with higher rates among Black women and not enough care among those recently diagnosed.

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ACT Up Rally Celebrates 30th Anniversary with March & Rally

ACT Up Rally Celebrates 30th Anniversary with March & Rally

| Mar 29
On Thursday, March 20 at the NYC AIDS Memorial in the West Village, ACT Up will observe their 30th Anniversary with a rally and march.

U.S. Health Insurance Coverage Rates Reached Record Level in 2015

U.S. Health Insurance Coverage Rates Reached Record Level in 2015

| By Eric Brus | Mar 28
The percentage of people under age 65 with health insurance increased to nearly 89 percent in 2015 -- the highest level in more than 40 years of record-keeping, according to a new fact sheet from the CDC.

Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

| By Eric Brus | Mar 27
Two reports from the CDC show HIV diagnosis rates among people of color, with higher rates among Black women and not enough care among those recently diagnosed.

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

| By Winnie McCroy | Mar 26
Back in the '80s, when the population of gay men was rapidly decimated by AIDS one woman, Ruth Coker Burks, cared for them, stood beside them on their deathbed and made sure they were buried with basic human dignity.

Three New Tests from GetTested.com Tackle the Silent STDs Among Men

Three New Tests from GetTested.com Tackle the Silent STDs Among Men

| Mar 24
Less than half of adults aged 18 to 44 have been tested for an STD other than HIV. With 20 million new cases each year in the U.S., individuals are turning to a more convenient, private option: at-home testing.

Gwyneth Paltrow's goop Explains How to Have Anal Sex

Gwyneth Paltrow's goop Explains How to Have Anal Sex

| Mar 24
Oh. Thanks, Gwyn?

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