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NYC Bill Introduced to Expand HIV-Related Welfare Benefits

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 9:00pm
New York City Council member Corey Johnson introduced a bill to expand benefits to all low-income residents living with HIV, not just those with AIDS.
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amfAR’s $100M HIV Plan Will Create a Cure-Based Research Institute

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 9:00pm
A $20 million grant by amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research will establish the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research as part of a $100 million cure strategy.
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Military Court Reverses HIV Assault Conviction, Sets New Precedent

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 9:00pm
A military high court reversed an aggravated assault conviction against Kansas airman David Gutierrez for exposing multiple sex partners to HIV at swingers parties.
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Elton John’s Oscar Party Raises $5.8M for HIV/AIDS

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 9:00pm
The Elton John AIDS Foundation's 2015 Academy Awards viewing party raised $5.8 million.
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'Celibacy Challenge' Calls on FDA to Change Blood Donor Policy

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 9:00pm
Alan Cumming, GMHC and GLAAD launch a 'Celibacy Challenge' campaign to change the FDA's new blood donor policy for gay men.  
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Julie Scofield to Step Down as NASTAD Executive Director

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 9:00pm
The advocacy organization's deputy executive director, Murray Penner will take her place. 
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$1.5M NIH Grant to Develop Rheonix’s Rapid HIV Test

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 9:00pm
Rheonix Inc. has received a $1.5 million NIH grant to  develop a fully automated, rapid HIV test that can detect both antibodies to HIV and actual viral RNA.
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'All In' Global Initiative Aims to End AIDS Among Adolescents

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:00pm
Globally, AIDS-related deaths are declining in all age groups except adolescents, so UNAIDS and UNICEF launched 'All In' to fight HIV among youth.
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More Than a Woman: Transcending Gender and HIV

POZ Magazine Deputy Editor Oriol Gutierrez - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 12:46pm
The March 2015 issue of POZ magazine is online. Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. http://blogs.poz.com/oriol
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Study: More Health Exchange Plans Put HIV Meds in Priciest Tier

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 9:00pm
More health insurance exchanges place HIV meds in the highest cost-sharing tier, according to an Avalere analysis. More plans also put all drugs from one class in the highest tier.
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GMHC Adds Board Members. Plus, a Gala Honoring Larry Kramer

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:00pm
GMHC added five board members, including former NFL player Wade Davis. And the HIV/AIDS group will honor Larry Kramer at its Renewal Spring Gala.
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2015 Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:00pm
Five scientists will receive the Avante-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
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Whitman-Walker Health in DC Is Now Home to Metro TeenAIDS

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 9:00pm
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) has partnered with Whitman-Walker Health in DC, a health center that specializes in LGBT and HIV care.
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HIV/AIDS at Creating Change

POZ Magazine Deputy Editor Oriol Gutierrez - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:28pm
It was my first and it didn't disappoint. Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. http://blogs.poz.com/oriol
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$100K Campbell Grant Focuses on Neurological Issues of HIV

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 9:00pm
A $100,000 grant from the Campbell Foundation helps Lauren Sciences researchers develop a method to deliver the HIV med tenofovir through the blood-brain barrier.
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Special amfAR Report: Do #Black(GAY)LivesMatter?

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 02/08/2015 - 9:00pm
An amfAR issue brief titled "HIV and the Black Community: Do #Black(Gay)LivesMatter?" looks at the high rates of HIV among black gay and bisexual men.
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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2015

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 9:00pm
Saturday, February 7, marks the 15th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). The CDC releases new data about African Americans and HIV.
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ViiV Launches $10M Initiative to Fight HIV Among Black MSM

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 9:00pm
ViiV Healthcare's four-year, $10 million "Accelerate!" initiative aims to reduce the HIV epidemic among black men who have sex with men (MSM) in Jackson, Mississippi, and Baltimore, Maryland.
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Why Nancy Reagan Refused a Dying Rock Hudson’s Plea

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 02/03/2015 - 9:00pm
Weeks before dying of AIDS-related illness in 1985, Rock Hudson asked Nancy Reagan to help him cut through red tape and see a doctor in France—but the request was refused.
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ACT UP Protest Urges Gay Rights Group HRC to Focus on HIV

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 9:00pm
ACT UP New York protested a major fundraiser for gay advocacy group the Human Rights Campaign, claiming that "HRC has been absent on HIV."
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