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AIDS Walk For Life In Providence :: April 23, 2017

AIDS Walk For Life In Providence :: April 23, 2017

Apr 24
The 31st Annual Walk for Life stepped off from the State Capital grounds under a clear blue sky of a wonderful warm spring day.

On STD Awareness Month, GetTested.Com Views Most Googled STDs Per State 

On STD Awareness Month, GetTested.Com Views Most Googled STDs Per State 

Apr 24
Due to stigma surrounding STDs, people often turn to the internet for answers instead of seeking proper medical attention. GetTested.com mapped out the 'Most Googled STDs Per State' to find out what Americans wanted to know about their sexual health.

Web Series Aims to Educate on PrEP

Web Series Aims to Educate on PrEP

By Yael Chanoff | Apr 23
"PrEP Project" premieres May 16. Part of the goal is to spread the word about PrEP, a once-a-day pill that studies show is over 99 percent effective in preventing HIV. It also sets out to break down stigmas about sex and HIV.

Health Care Gains Made Under Obamacare Remain at Risk

Health Care Gains Made Under Obamacare Remain at Risk

By Eric Brus | Apr 19
Plans to repeal the ACA failed -- but so did attempts to pass the AHCA, which The Fenway Institute says is great: it would have harmed LGBT people, persons living with HIV, and Black and Latino Americans.

UC Riverside Awarded $250,000 to Study HIV and Aging

UC Riverside Awarded $250,000 to Study HIV and Aging

Apr 19
A research team at the University of California, Riverside has been approved for a $250,000, two-year award around the topic of HIV and aging.

Second Immune Cell Found to Harbor HIV During Treatment

Second Immune Cell Found to Harbor HIV During Treatment

Apr 19
Scientists have discovered another cell in the body where HIV hides from therapy designed to suppress it to undetectable levels in the blood.

April 18 is National Transgender HIV Testing Day

April 18 is National Transgender HIV Testing Day

By Eric Brus | Apr 18
The second annual National Transgender HIV Testing Day (NTHTD) will be observed on Tuesday, April 18.

 ACRIA Receives Major 5-Year Grant to Support Sexual Health Education for NYC Youth

ACRIA Receives Major 5-Year Grant to Support Sexual Health Education for NYC Youth

Apr 18
New York City-based national HIV organization ACRIA is the recipient of a five-year grant, totaling $500,000, from the Keith Haring Foundation to support sexual health education for youth.

New $1.5M NIH Grant Targets Oral Complications of HIV

New $1.5M NIH Grant Targets Oral Complications of HIV

Apr 14
More than a third of HIV patients develop oral conditions from immune systems compromised by the virus and its treatment, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Major Force in HIV Science Dr. Mark Wainberg Dead at 71

Major Force in HIV Science Dr. Mark Wainberg Dead at 71

Apr 13
The world lost a leader in the fight against AIDS this week with the passing of Dr. Mark Wainberg.

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