HIV News

ACR Health Launches Syringe Exchange in Utica, N.Y.

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 9:00pm
The program will help stem the spread of HIV and hepatitis C among injection drug users in the region.
Categories: HIV News

CDC Director Compares Ebola to AIDS. But How Similar Are They?

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:00pm
CDC director Tom Frieden says this about Ebola: "The only thing like this has been AIDS." In fact, the two viruses share similarities but also have big differences.
Categories: HIV News

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2014

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:00pm
Wednesday, October 15, marks National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2014 (NLAAD). This year’s theme is “Commit to Act” to end the HIV epidemic.
Categories: HIV News

N.Y. Governor Cuomo Names Task Force to End AIDS Epidemic

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:00pm
They will implement a three-point plan to end the AIDS epidemic in the Empire State.
Categories: HIV News

HIV in North Dakota Spikes Along With Oil Boom

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 9:00pm
As workers move to North Dakota for the growing oil industry, HIV cases are spiking along with the population.
Categories: HIV News

Alabama Pastor Tells Church: I Have AIDS and Slept With Flock

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:00pm
A Baptist pastor in Montgomery, Alabama, confessed from the pulpit that he is living with AIDS and had committed adultery with female church members.
Categories: HIV News

$175M for Mental Health Treatment to Help 22.5% of U.S. Adults

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 9:00pm
An estimated 51.2 million people in the U.S. had at least one mental disorder in the past year.
Categories: HIV News

Charges Dropped in Nick Rhoades Iowa Criminalization Case

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:00pm
Prosecutors in Iowa have asked a judge to drop HIV criminalization charges against Nick Rhoades.
Categories: HIV News

UCSF Offers PrEP Info Phone Line for U.S. Clinicians

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 9:00pm
Health care providers can call a new UCSF phone line to get expert advice about prescribing Truvada as PrEP to prevent HIV infection.
Categories: HIV News

Iris House Clients Suppress HIV at 250% of National Average

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 9:00pm
Gender-specific programs at Iris House in New York City help clients suppress HIV at rates 250 percent of the national average.
Categories: HIV News

NMAC Announces Recipients of Youth Scholar Program

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:00pm
The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) has selected this year’s Youth Scholars for its Youth Initiative to End HIV in America. Recipients kick off the program by attending the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA).
Categories: HIV News

Die Another Day

POZ Magazine Deputy Editor Oriol Gutierrez - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:14pm
The October/November 2014 issue of POZ magazine is online. Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. http://blogs.poz.com/oriol
Categories: HIV News

U.S. Conference on AIDS 2014 Kicks Off in San Diego

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:00pm
The United States Conference on AIDS (USCA2014) takes place October 2 to 5 in San Diego with a focus on Obamacare and HIV among Latinos.
Categories: HIV News

African Doctor Treats Ebola With HIV Drug Epivir (Lamivudine)

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:00pm
A doctor caring for Ebola patients in rural Liberia says he is successfully treating them with the HIV med Epivir (lamivudine).
Categories: HIV News

Lifting U.S. Gay Blood Ban Could Increase Supply by 2% to 4%

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:00pm
Such an increase could help save the lives of more than 1.8 million people nationwide each year. 
Categories: HIV News

U.N. High-Level Side Event on End to AIDS Epidemic by 2030

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 9:00pm
To achieve this outcome, a fast-track strategy would need to be implemented. 
Categories: HIV News

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2014

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:00pm
Saturday, September 27, is NGMHAAD.
Categories: HIV News

Let's Kick ASS Celebrates First Anniversary

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 9:00pm
To mark the occasion, the group is holding an event Thursday, September 25, in San Francisco.
Categories: HIV News

Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation Supports AIDSWatch 2015

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 9:00pm
It will take place in Washington, DC, April 13 to 14.
Categories: HIV News

ACA and Minority AIDS Initiative Give $9.9M to Health Centers

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:00pm
About 8,000 people living with HIV will receive access to expanded services. 
Categories: HIV News
Syndicate content