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Boo!: Scary Passwords?

New Media | October 31, 2016 Read the full post

Happy Halloween! As we close out National Cybersecurity Awareness Month , it’s important to talk about cybersecurity attentiveness. We may know the importance of keeping our professional and personal information secure and adhering to the latest cybersecurity guidance. We may also…

Data to Care: A Critical Tool for Ending AIDS in New York State

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In 2014, the Governor of New York State announced a three-point plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State by the end of 2020.  The plan states intention to: Identify persons living with HIV who are undiagnosed and…

Employment and People Living with HIV: #InclusionWorks!

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), celebrating the contributions of workers with disabilities and raising awareness of the value of a diverse workforce inclusive of their skills and talents. Employment is an essential part of leading an independent,…

Medicare Open Enrollment Underway through December 7

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Medicare, the federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and younger adults with permanent disabilities, is an important source of health coverage for people with HIV.  An estimated 120,000 Medicare beneficiaries are living with HIV. Medicare health…

More Than 70 Percent of Consumers Can Find Marketplace Plans for Less than $75 Per Month

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Cross-posted from HHS Press Office

With Start of Window Shopping, Americans Can Now Check Out Options for 2017 Coverage With window shopping beginning today, Health Insurance Marketplace consumers can now visit HealthCare.gov to check out their options for 2017 coverage in advance of the start…

ICYMI – Advances in Research on HIV Prevention for Women

Research | October 27, 2016 Read the full post

Last week, in a Facebook Live event we heard from NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach about some new developments in HIV prevention for women shared at the HIV Research for Prevention Conference  (R4P) in Chicago.  Carl is the Director of the…

HHS awards $2.3 billion in grants to help Americans access HIV/AIDS care and medications

Cross-posted from HHS Newsroom

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced nearly $2.3 billion in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grants awarded to cities, states, and local community-based organizations in fiscal year (FY) 2016. This funding supports a coordinated and comprehensive…

Why #APHA2016 is a great place for social media conversations

New Media | October 25, 2016 Read the full post

APHA 2016 , the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting, brings together over 12,000 people from the U.S. and around the world for conversations about public health initiatives. For the AIDS.gov team, those conversations also present an opportunity to highlight the…