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How Addressing Violence Among Gay Men Helps Community Viral Load in Dominica Img

How Addressing Violence Among Gay Men Helps Community Viral Load in Dominica

Dominica is leading the pack on the fight for LGBT rights among Caribbean countries, and helping to fight the HIV epidemic in the process.

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California: AIDS Healthcare Foundation Opens Dental Clinic for HIV Patients in Downtown Los Angeles

On August 12, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) opened its first oral health clinic, specializing in dental care for HIV-positive individuals, next door to AHF's Downtown Healthcare Center in Los Angeles. The clinic offers a full range of general serv...

Untangling the Intersection of HIV and Trauma: Why It Matters and What We Can Do Img
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Untangling the Intersection of HIV and Trauma: Why It Matters and What We Can Do

What is trauma? How does it operate in the lives of those who are HIV positive? And how does it keep more than half of HIV-positive people out of medical care?

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California: Medical Center Says Surgical Scopes Might Not Have Been Properly Cleaned, Offers Free HIV and Hepatitis Tests

Officials at Natividad Medical Center in Salinas, Calif., reported that a routine safety audit revealed inconsistent documentation by staff of equipment disinfection during an 18-month period. Although staff might have properly cleaned the center's f...

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Ohio: Philadelphia City Health Department HIV Testing Well-Received

City Health Commissioner Vickie Ionno declared that Ohio's New Philadelphia City Health District's free HIV testing program has been going extremely well. Offered since March 1, 2012, the program tested more than 125 people last year, with no one tes...

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District of Columbia: AIDS Groups Coping as Contractor Stops Paying Medicaid Claims

Whitman-Walker Health and several other Washington, D.C. healthcare organizations continue to provide services to Medicaid HIV/AIDS clients, even though Chartered Health Plan, the city's Medicaid contractor, announced in April that they had stopped p...

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California: Cedars-Sinai Cuts HIV/AIDS Services

Hospital officials at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood, Calif., have confirmed "some cutbacks" to the Infectious Diseases Division (IDD), which were originally announced internally in December 2012. These cuts will include HIV specialist...

North Carolina: Teen Medical Ban Could Threaten Gay Youth, Say Advocates Img

North Carolina: Teen Medical Ban Could Threaten Gay Youth, Say Advocates

A proposed law in North Carolina would bar people under 18 from receiving medical and mental health services without written, notarized parental consent. If it passes, it could have a devastating effect on HIV prevention and treatment for youths.

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Wisconsin: HIV Funding Renewed For Medical College, Children's Institute

The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration will continue funding the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute's statewide, community-based HIV care system, which focuses on care for women, infant...

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Beyond Vulnerability: Breaking the Link Between Violence and HIV Risk for Young People

A growing body of research reveals a link between young people's exposure to violence and their risk for HIV.1 Connecting the dots can help us better understand the various ways in which violence and stigma are linked to HIV risk in the lives of yout...