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Humana Insurance Agrees to Cut Price of HIV Meds in Florida

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:00pm
After being accused of overcharging for HIV drugs on the federal marketplace in Florida, health insurance company Humana has agreed to lower those costs.
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U.S. HIV Funds Still Going to Anti-Gay Groups in Africa

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:00pm
$1.5 million in U.S. funding went to an evangelical, anti-gay and anti-condom organization called The Children's AIDS Fund in 2014. 
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Report: Global Private Funding for HIV at Lowest Level Since 2007

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:00pm
In 2013, private global funds going to HIV causes totaled $592 million, which is an 8 percent drop from 2012, according to an FCAA report.
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FY 2015 Budget Includes a $300M Increase for PEPFAR

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 9:00pm
PEPFAR directly or indirectly supports 7.7 million people on HIV treatment worldwide.
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FDA Panel Rejects Lifting the Ban on Gay Blood Donations

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:00pm
The FDA’s Blood Products Advisory Panel declined to vote on ending a ban that prohibits men from donating blood if they've had sex with another man since 1977.
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<em>The Normal Heart</em> Gets 3 Golden Globe Nominations

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 9:00pm
The film chronicles the early years of the epidemic in New York City.
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Advocates Battle Enhanced Criminal Penalties for Pregnant Women

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 9:00pm
A Tennessee federal court added six years to a woman's prison sentence because she was pregnant while committing a crime.
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Report Details Global Fight for Trans Health, Rights and HIV Care

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:00pm
A report by amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE) profiles 10 groups working for the rights and health of transgender people.
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Concerns Over U.S. HIV and Hepatitis B Military Policies

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:00pm
U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee (D–Calif.) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R–Fla.) have sent a letter to the Department of Defense seeking answers.
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Nominations for LGBT History Month 2015 Icons

POZ Magazine Deputy Editor Oriol Gutierrez - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:25am
The deadline is Friday, December 12. Please nominate Peter Staley and Sean Strub! Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.
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Send Lumps of Coal to an Anti-Gay Pastor and Raise HIV Funds

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 9:00pm
A group called Planting Peace is countering the anti-gay sermon of Arizona Pastor Steven Anderson with a campaign to raise HIV funds and send him lumps of coal.
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NASTAD Seeks Reduced HIV and Hepatitis Reporting Burden

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 9:00pm
Advocates claim the increase in paperwork has distracted them from their HIV prevention, care and treatment work on the ground.
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NMAC Report Offers Framework for HIV Health Literacy

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:00pm
The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) released a report titled 'Continuing the Advance Against HIV/AIDS: A Community Driven Health Literacy and Wellness Agenda.'
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Penn. Coroner's Medical Practice Sued for Alleged HIV Discrimination

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 9:00pm
A federal lawsuit alleges the medical practice of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, coroner Stephen Diamantoni, MD, refused to treat a patient because he has HIV.
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AbbVie Licenses 2 Pediatric HIV Meds for Developing World

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 9:00pm
The agreement will allow for the generic production of HIV meds lopinavir and ritonavir.
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World AIDS Day 2014

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 9:00pm
Monday, December 1, is World AIDS Day. The World Health Organization's 2014 campaign focuses on closing the gap in HIV prevention and treatment.
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DC Residents Say HIV Campaigns Led to Condom Use, HIV Testing

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:00pm
Half of adult residents in Washington, DC, say they learned something new about HIV from the city’s HIV education and prevention campaigns.
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Shower Selfies Posted for #weareALLclean Raise HIV Funds

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:00pm
The social media campaign #weareALLclean uses shower selfies to fight HIV stigma and raise funds to cure AIDS.
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NYC Coalition to Launch 'End AIDS NY 2020' on World AIDS Day

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:00pm
The goal is to reduce new HIV infections to 750 per year by 2020.
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Brad Crelia, Founder of, Dies

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:00pm
He was 29 years old.
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