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Studies Show High Rates of HIV Among Black MSM To Continue for Decades

By EDGE | Feb 6
February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and AIDS Action's Eric Brus gives us a lowdown on the latest studies, and the best resources out there.

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.

CDC's Vital Signs Report Shows Only 1/3 Have HIV Under Control

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 2
A new report published last week by the CDC reveals that just 30 percent of Americans with HIV had the virus under control in 2011, and approximately two-thirds of those whose virus was out of control had been diagnosed but were no longer in care.

Male Strippers on Ebola Nurse Flight Self-Quarantine

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 17
Apparently, male strippers now have a higher level of protocol for Ebola than the CDC, self-quarantining after sharing a flight with the infected Texas nurse.

HIV Testing Rates Higher Around National HIV Testing Day

By EDGE | Oct 7
A new study by the CDC finds that both the number of HIV tests administered and the number of new HIV diagnoses were substantially higher in the week around the National HIV Testing Day.

It's National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; Are You Being Treated?

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 27
September 27 is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and the CDC says that only half of gay and bisexual men diagnosed with HIV in the United States are receiving treatment for their infection.

CDC Health Study Shows Doctors Discriminate Against Gays

HEALTH | By EDGE | Sep 8
The latest National Health Interview Survey shows that healthcare providers are still discriminating against LGBTs.

PrEP Is Safe and Effective, Even For Those Who Miss Doses

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
An exciting and late-breaking development at the AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne revealed findings published in Lancet Infectious Diseases that show that PrEP is safe and effective at preventing HIV infection.

CDC Says Docs Testing MSM for HIV, But Few Others

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis shows that while most primary care physicians offer regular, routine HIV testing to gay and bisexual men, only 1 in 5 provides routine screening for all patients.

Only 1 in 5 Sexually Active Students Tested for HIV, Says CDC

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 24
A new comprehensive analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that only 1 in 5 sexually experienced U.S. students has ever been tested for HIV.

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