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What Should the Next U.S. President Do to Advance the Fight Against HIV?

We asked some of the leading HIV experts and advocates what they would tell the next U.S. president to do in order to keep advancing the fight against HIV.

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Kenneth Cole's 8 Quotable Moments About HIV at CROI 2016

Alternately charming and awkward, at times amusing and sometimes subdued, Cole's speech followed his acceptance of an HIV advocacy award at the largest annual HIV science meeting in the U.S.

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Higher Rate of Viral Suppression Found in ACA Enrollees Than in Those Supported Only by Ryan White

Low-income HIV-positive people enrolled in Affordable Care Act (ACA) health plans in Virginia had better health outcomes than those receiving care through the state's direct AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), in which people are typically treated a...

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Tribute to Bob Munk: Long-Time HIV-Positive U.S. Treatment Activist and Educator

It was with great sadness that in the week before IAS 2015 we learned of the death of Robert Munk, a long-time U.S. activist, friend and colleague.

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Advocates for Women Talk About CROI 2015

A webinar co-sponsored by The Well Project, Positive Women's Network-USA and TheBody.com/TheBodyPRO.com draws attention to data of interest to women with HIV, their care providers and those interested in HIV prevention for women.

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Young and Healthy, But Not Virally Suppressed

Data from 2006 to 2013 in New York City show rising rates of linkage to care and viral suppression. But those who were aged 18-24, healthy or both had lower rates.

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ACT UP, Eat Hors d'Oeuvres? Strange Days, Missing Histories at CROI 2015

Cassie Warren of Chicago's Broadway Youth Center reports that, despite momentum to end the epidemic, there are some very clear ways that we are failing.

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Tribute to Joep Lange Opens Up CROI 2015

A touching tribute was paid to Joep Lange, M.D., Ph.D., and Jacqueline van Tongeren, two prominent figures in the fight against HIV, who were tragically lost last year in the attack on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

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HOPE Act May Not Help People Living With HIV in Need of Organ Transplants

The goal of the U.S. HOPE Act is to develop research protocols and criteria to establish whether and how organ transplant policies should change, but it might not actually lead to a significant increase in the availability of high-quality organs for ...

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AIDS 2014 Video Blog: A Farewell, and Final Thoughts on Melbourne

In his final report from AIDS 2014, Mark S. King reviews the overwhelming, humbling week that made the conference such a privilege to attend, and reflects on the differences between living with HIV in the U.S. and doing so elsewhere in the world.