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The Fifth Annual Transgender Symposium :: HIV and the Trans Community

NATIONAL | By Sean McShee | Jul 3
Fort Lauderdale hosted the Fifth Annual Transgender Medical Symposium from May 14 to May 15, 2015. This three-part series recaps some of the major issues the symposium addressed.

START Study Supports Early HIV Treatment

NATIONAL | By Liz Highleyman | Jun 7
Long-awaited results from the START study, released ahead of schedule, show that people with HIV who start treatment early have a significantly lower risk of illness and death than those who wait.

Fla. Gov. Scott Rejects Medicaid Expansion; HIV Patients at Risk

AIDS | By John McDonald | May 7
State Senator Dwight Bullard (D-Cutler Bay) said Florida Governor Rick Scott should have accepted the U.S. government's Medicaid expansion program in order to care for the needs of an estimated 800,000 low income Floridians.

Pam Grier and Mondo Guerra Host Subaru's Dining Out for Life

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
On April 30, you can help fight AIDS, just by eating your vegetables. That's when more than 3,000 restaurants across the U.S. will participate in the 25th Annual Dining Out For Life.

Young Activist Forms AIDS Campaign

NATIONAL | By John McDonald | Apr 11
"My biggest thing is fighting back against stigma," said Darr. "So many people are lacking knowledge about HIV and let's face it, sex education in schools is controversial."

AIDS United AmeriCorps Respond to HIV Outbreak in Indiana

AIDS | By EDGE | Apr 8
AIDS United AmeriCorps members are responding to the recent HIV outbreak in Southeastern Indiana by providing HIV testing and other key services in partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health.

HIV Still a Huge Issue for Women, Says Dr. Susan Blumenthal

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 6
Dr. Susan Blumenthal says that we need to do better to address HIV infections among women, here in the U.S. and around the world.

Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 30
People undergoing treatment for HIV-1 are at increased risk for earlier onset of age-related illnesses such as some cancers, renal and kidney disease, frailty, osteoporosis and neurocognitive disease.

FL Insurance Commissioner Improves Nationwide Access to HIV Drugs

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty announced this week that Aetna, Inc. and Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. are revising plans to include HIV drugs at a lower cost.

Cellular Scissors Chop Up HIV Virus

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 18
Salk scientists have gotten one step closer to creating such a drug that could prevent HIV infection, treat patients who have already contracted HIV, and even remove all the dormant copies of the virus from those with the more advanced disease.

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