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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. For more information, visit the HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Website.

R U Texting?

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High school seniors can send hundreds of them in a day. The show American Idol depends on them. And staffers for presidential campaigns are using them to contact potential donors and voters. “They” are text messages–and they are fast becoming a preferred form of communication for many Americans. During June 2007, Americans sent 28.8 billion…

Information for All: 508 Compliance

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In our previous post, we noted how proud we were of our AIDS.gov video podcast series! And when we first started producing podcasts we thought they were accessible to everyone because we provided both an audio file and a transcript. But then we learned that our podcasts would have to be closed-captioned as well.

Putting the Simple in Real Simple Syndication (RSS Feeds)

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How can you keep up with the never-ending parade of news on HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, treatment, and research? Many of our AIDS.gov colleagues use a great tool–RSS feeds–to help visitors to their websites meet the challenge of keeping current. But many others haven‘t adopted this new media tool yet–possibly because they are not familiar with…

AIDS.gov Blog: Introduction

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The AIDS.gov Web site was launched World AIDS Day, December 1, 2006. Several Federal agencies, including HHS, created AIDS.gov to help health departments, AIDS service organizations, and others easily find information on Federal domestic HIV/AIDS programs, policies, and resources. In the last few months, AIDS.gov has started to use new media tools to improve the…