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Preventative Care, Screening Could Be Compromised by GOP Bill
Watch: Gay NYC Councilman Among 155 Arrested Protesting GOP's Attempt to Dismantle Health Care
For First Time, Over Half of People with HIV Taking AIDS Drugs

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Watch: Gay NYC Councilman Among 155 Arrested Protesting GOP's Attempt to Dismantle Health Care

Watch: Gay NYC Councilman Among 155 Arrested Protesting GOP's Attempt to Dismantle Health Care

New York City Councilman Corey Johnson is gay and HIV positive. And he's not about to see congressional Republicans take healthcare away from millions of Americans in their latest attempt to eliminate much of President Obama's signature legislation.

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Quigley Leads 32 Democrats in Sending Letter to FDA Urging End of Discriminatory Blood Ban

Quigley Leads 32 Democrats in Sending Letter to FDA Urging End of Discriminatory Blood Ban

| Jul 20
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley led 32 Democratic colleagues in sending the FDA a letter urging them to update outdated restrictions on blood donation by MSM.

For First Time, Over Half of People with HIV Taking AIDS Drugs

For First Time, Over Half of People with HIV Taking AIDS Drugs

| By Marcia Cheng | Jul 20
For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus, the United Nations said in a report released Thursday.

Integrated Medical Records Can Reduce Disparities Between Blacks and Whites in HIV Care

Integrated Medical Records Can Reduce Disparities Between Blacks and Whites in HIV Care

| Jul 19
A streamlined and integrated method of tracking medical records called a laboratory health information exchange narrowed the gap in anti-retroviral therapy and viral suppression between HIV-positive blacks and whites, according to UCLA researchers.

Quest Diagnostics Contributes $5,000 to Non-Profit With Most HIV Testing Pledges

Quest Diagnostics Contributes $5,000 to Non-Profit With Most HIV Testing Pledges

| Jul 19
Quest Diagnostics supports National HIV Testing Day with a 'pledge' campaign and a hefty doantion.

500+ Constituents Occupy Capitol Hill GOP Senators Offices to Tell Them: 'Kill The Bill, Don't Kill Us!'

500+ Constituents Occupy Capitol Hill GOP Senators Offices to Tell Them: 'Kill The Bill, Don't Kill Us!'

| Jul 18
Following the huge direct actions of June 28 and July 10, in which 140 Americans, including many with serious health conditions, were arrested in their Senator's DC offices for civil disobedience, still more constituents plan to flood Capitol Hill.

NMAC Launches New 'Save Our Services' Campaign to Fight Proposed Federal Budget Cuts to Vital HIV Services

NMAC Launches New 'Save Our Services' Campaign to Fight Proposed Federal Budget Cuts to Vital HIV Services

| Jul 18
Today, NMAC Launches "Save Our Services," an innovative campaign created to empower Americans across the country in fighting the proposed federal budget cuts that would cause severe harm to vital HIV treatment and prevention services.

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
» Support the Affordable Care Act


National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
» Read the strategy
» Support the Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy


Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
» Call upon Congress to lift the ban on abstinence-only programs


MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
» Help change this policy