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New York Times Editorial: "Prevention Remains Best Method to Stop Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission"

"If confirmed by further analysis," the case of a Mississippi infant being cured of HIV "would be the first time a person has been cured with simple drug treatments, making a lifetime of antiviral therapy unnecessary," a New York Times editorial stat...

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Views From the Front Lines: Research Partnerships

We spoke to three people about their experiences with community-based research partnerships:

Sean Hopkins), Manager of the Needle Exchange -- The Works, Toronto Public Health Carrielynn Lund), Western Project Coordinator for CIET Canada Vicky Bu...

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The Devastating Impact of Sequestration on ADAP in the South

Sequestration, automatic across-the-board spending cuts, originally created in the Budget Control Act of 2011, is currently scheduled to take place on March 1. Sequestration will result in up to 15,000 clients losing access to life-saving medications...

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Opinion: International Community Must Keep Fighting to End Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

"Even with the knowledge and medicines to prevent transmission of HIV from mothers to children, there are still babies being born with HIV \in the U.S.] and around the world," Jake Glaser, Janice McCall, and Cristina Pena -- all persons living with ...

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Speaking Truth to Power

"Violence and trauma are silenced epidemics -- even more silenced, in its nuances and impact, than the epidemic of HIV among women," writes Sonia Rastogi, the communications coordinator at the U.S. Positive Women's Network.

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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommends HIV Screening -- And Why Is This News?

An influential group of U.S. experts has recommended HIV testing for all -- but their recommendation largely just follows in the footsteps of recommendations made by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seven years ago. What makes this...

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Pivoting to End the Epidemic: Can We Do It?

Are major HIV/AIDS meetings worth the amount of time and money put into them? "I wondered about ... whether or not these resources should instead be utilized to implement structural interventions that present barriers to prevention, testing, treatmen...

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One of the Most Disempowering Moments of My Life

Who'd have thought that the International AIDS Conference could make a person lose faith in the fight against HIV? For Lincoln Pettaway, Ph.D., that's exactly what happened. He recalls the moment he "realized that HIV/AIDS had become a product."...

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IDWeek Is Alive With the Sound of Music

If you asked 100 HIV clinicians and researchers what the Von Trapp family has to do with HIV/AIDS, 99 would probably stare at you like you're insane. The 100th would be Trip Gulick.

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Views From the Front Lines: Communicating HIV Risk

We asked three people about the challenges of explaining risk to their clients and patients.

Jody Jollimore) -- Program Manager, Health Initiative for Men, Vancouver Riyas Fadel) -- M.A. candidate, Sexology, Université du Québec à Montréal Mona ...