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NIH AIDS Researcher Lynne Mofenson Named 2012 Federal Employee of the Year

Dr. Lynne Meryl Mofenson, Branch Chief, Pediatric, Adolescent and Maternal AIDS Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, has received a Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal ("Sammie") for t...

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Mapping Epidemics

The NCHHSTP Atlas -- an online visualization tool for surveillance data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) -- is the latest innovation of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP). Us...

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Conversations From AIDS 2012: Ron Valdiserri and Dawn Averitt Bridge on Expanding Public Awareness of HIV/AIDS in the U.S.

At the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012) on Tuesday July 24, 2012, Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, caught up with Ms. Dawn Averitt Bridge, Founder and Chair of The Well Project. They disc...

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Health Care Providers Settle With Justice Department Over Complaints of HIV Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has a leadership role in fighting discrimination against people who are living with HIV or AIDS. It addresses this responsibility through outreach and enforcement of Federal laws. For example, DOJ enforces the Ame...

The Impact of Missed Health Care Visits on HIV Outcomes and Mortality (Video) Img
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The Impact of Missed Health Care Visits on HIV Outcomes and Mortality (Video)

It may seem like common sense that seeing our HIV health care provider regularly is good for our health. But that doesn't stop many of us from skipping appointments. Recent research sought to determine exactly how important regular health care is for...

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30 Years of AIDS Video: A Look Back From NIH's Dr. Anthony Fauci

This has been a big year for the HIV community. One key event was June 5 -- which marked 30 years since the first reported cases of AIDS in the United States. As one of the many efforts to recognize this important milestone, the U.S. Department of He...

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National HIV Prevention Conference -- Highlights of Day 2

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog.

This is the second in our series of daily re-caps from the National HIV Prevention Conference underway now in Atlanta. This biennial meeting focuses exclusively on the full spectrum of HIV preven...

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Older Adults (Ages 50+)

Observing National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day in an Aging Epidemic

Four years ago, the nation began its observance of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (September 18). The fact that we get to observe this day reflects a sharp contrast to where we were when CDC reported the first cases of AIDS 30 years ago. O...

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SAMHSA Launches Behavioral Health and HIV/AIDS Web Page

Our HHS colleagues at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently launched a new page on their website devoted to behavioral health and HIV/AIDS.

SAMHSA is dedicated to promoting wellness and reducing the impact o...

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The National AIDS Strategy at One Year

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog.

It's been one year since we launched the first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy and today we are releasing an implementation update to keep you up to speed on the latest work. We plan to ...