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2014 National Men’s Health Week and Father’s Day

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Cross-posted from HHS Press Office

Editor’s Note: National Men’s Health Week is important to everyone in the HIV community. We encourage our readers to learn more about this observance. A statement by Deputy Secretary Bill Corr National Men’s Health Week, June 9-15, which concludes with…

Reaching People Where They Are with Health IT [PODCAST]

New Media | June 10, 2014 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from eHealth Equity News

Health information technology (Health IT) has the ability to affect the quality of health care for all Americans and can significantly improve the coordination of care within all communities. As the impact of Health IT expands, new media is becoming…

White House Office of National AIDS Policy Announces Two Bay Area Listening Sessions

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As part of a summer series of listening sessions around the country, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) has announced that it will be hosting two sessions in the Bay area later this month. The listening sessions…

HHS Secretary Sebelius statement observing LGBT Pride Month

Kathleen Sebelius
Cross-posted from HHS Press Office

At the Department of Health and Human Services, we are committed to ensuring that members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community have access to quality, affordable health care and enjoy the same rights and protections that all…

Uniting to Combat Hepatitis B

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In late May, during National Hepatitis Awareness Month, local coalitions from all over the country came together for the second Hep B United Summit. Hep B United  is a national campaign to raise awareness about hepatitis B and liver cancer; it…

AIDSinfo and infoSIDA Websites Now Optimized for Display on Mobile Devices

New Media | June 4, 2014 Read the full post
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Editor’s Note: With today’s post, we highlight two key Federal websites that are now responsively designed. For more information, read our blog post about responsively designed sites, including the AIDS.gov website. AIDSinfo recently updated the AIDSinfo and infoSIDA websites, and…

Developing a Comprehensive Digital Communications Strategy for Washington, DC’s African American Women

New Media | June 3, 2014 Read the full post
the women's collective

Today we share the seventh story from the new media planning projects funded in summer 2013. To read earlier posts in this series, click here: The Women’s Collective (TWC) is a community health and human service agency in Washington, D.C.,…

Medicare Will Cover Hepatitis C Screening in Primary Care Settings

Michelle Moses-Eisenstein

On June 2, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced its determination that hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening will be covered by Medicare for adults in primary care. Specifically, the determination stated that CMS will cover HCV…