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

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 2, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Oct 17, 2014
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.

On National HIV Latino Awareness Day, A Push for Care

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 15, 2014
October 15 is National HIV Latino Awareness Day, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention want to spread the word: not enough Latinos diagnosed with HIV are receiving the treatment and care they need.

HIV Testing Rates Higher Around National HIV Testing Day

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Oct 7, 2014
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?

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Sep 27, 2014
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.

LA Center Asks CDC Why MSM Are Getting Meningitis

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 12, 2014
The Los Angeles LGBT Center is pressing the CDC to find out why gay/bisexual men are at greater risk for meningitis.

CDC Health Study Shows Doctors Discriminate Against Gays

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Sep 8, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 24, 2014
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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