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Take Two Apps and Call Me in the Morning

Technological advances have begun to transform medicine to the point that even clinical visits may soon become a thing of the past. This Positively Aware article explains how people with HIV may feel the impact as doctor's visits move from the offi...

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New York: 716 Patients at VA May Have Been Exposed to HIV

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has informed local lawmakers and members of Congress that 716 patients at the Buffalo VA Medical Center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C because of the inadvertent reuse of insulin...

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California: Dr. Muntu Davis Leads HIV/AIDS Training

Dr. Muntu Davis, health officer for Alameda County Public Health Department, is scheduled to lead a free interactive training on HIV testing, linkage to care, and education measurement on Friday, January 11, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Cal Prep, 2811 A...

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California: Los Angeles Clinic Launches Telenovela About HIV/AIDS

AltaMed, a Los Angeles health clinic, launched a serialized drama about HIV called "Sin Verguenza" ("Without Shame") to decrease stigma and raise awareness about the virus among Latinos. The telenovela is available in both English and Spanish.

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Echoes of Violence: A Study Makes a Connection Between Recent Abuse and Mortality

Interview with Kathleen M. Weber, R.N. on the study, "The Effect of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) on Mortality: A Longitudinal Study of U.S. Women with and at Risk for HIV," at the 19th International AIDS Conference, July 2012 in Washington, D.C.

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Vulnerability and Empowerment: At the International AIDS Conference, an Examination of Sexual Abuse and Violence Against Women -- and Men

A history of recent abuse increases the risk of death by 40% in HIV-positive women, U.S. researchers reported at the 19th International AIDS Conference, held in Washington, D.C. in July.

Of note, men were also discussed in the session "Reducing Wome...

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Cure-Focused Research Grants Announced by amfAR

Three new grants from the Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) have been awarded as part of the foundation's recent efforts to spur studies into HIV eradication. The grants will fund a range of studies seeking different paths toward a potential cure ...

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Looking for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Service Providers? There's an App for That

The HIV/AIDS Prevention & Service Provider Locator is a free app available on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. If you're in the U.S., you can use it to find the closest provider for HIV testing, housing assistance, health care (physical and mental), ...

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New York: Jamaica Center Will Use Grant to Fight HIV in the Transgender Community

Even though HIV/AIDS rates have been on the decline, transgender women of color are still at a high risk of contracting the disease. However, one Jamaica, NY, health clinic, the Queens Health Center, is part of a network of clinics that have been giv...

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Website Offers Access to HIV Meds for Uninsured

HarborPath, a new non-profit organization, has been established to create a program that offers a single place where uninsured HIV-positive people who otherwise qualify for manufacturer-sponsored patient assistance programs can apply for and receive ...