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ANCHOR Study Prevents Anal Cancer From Being a Pain in the Ass

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 20
On March 21, National Anal Cancer Awareness Day, there's some news you need to know. Anal cancer rates are rising, especially among people living with HIV. The good thing is, if caught early, it's easily treatable.

Hold Your Health in the Palm of Your Hand with Healthvana

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 17
Healthvana, a new app that hooks healthcare providers with their clients via smartphone, lets you hold your HIV test results in the palm of your hand.

Nancy Reagan 'Just Said No' To Rock Hudson's Dying Plea

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 4
The Interwebs is abuzz with the news that former First Lady Nancy Reagan refused to help actor Rock Hudson secure what could have literally been lifesaving, groundbreaking treatment for AIDS in Paris in 1985.

Top PrEP Stories of 2014

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 30
This year saw the advent of Pre-Exposure Phrophylaxis for HIV with Truvada, a controversial new tool in the fight against AIDS. Research shows that when taking properly, PrEP may be up to 99 percent effective in preventing new infections.

2014 ONE AIDS Report Outlines Top Recommendations

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 4
The 2014 ONE AIDS Report shows that more people were added to life-saving AIDS treatment over the past year than the number of people who became newly infected with HIV.

Smithsonian Channel Screens "Rise of the Killer Virus"

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 1
On World AIDS Day, the Smithsonian Channel investigates the true origins of a global epidemic with "Rise of the Killer Virus," a documentary that spotlights the first mass outbreak in Africa in the 1960s.

CDC Unleashes New Campaign For HIV Treatment

AIDS | By Sasha Razumikhin | Oct 8
You can live well with HIV. That's the centerpiece behind a new federal campaign aimed at getting people living with HIV to get moving. The Centers for Disease Control is calling its new campaign the "first of its kind."

'Big Brother' Winner Reveals He is HIV Positive

AIDS | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 1
Dick Donato, the winner of "Big Brother 8," returned to play the reality show in 2011, but mysteriously left early on, never revealing why he departed...until now. The reality TV villain says he's been living with HIV for three years.

Puerto Rico To Become Center of HIV Vaccine Research

AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 16
Governor Alejandro García Padilla of Puerto Rico announced that the island will become a center for research and development for the generation of a prophylactic vaccine to fight HIV/AIDS.

Fourth Generation of HIV Testing Allows Earlier Detection

HEALTH | By Christiana Lilly | Jul 17
Thanks to advances in HIV testing, labs can detect the disease in a person's blood up to two weeks earlier than before.

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