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Free Helpline and App for Hepatitis C Patients Offer Peer Support and Self-Care Tools

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Viral hepatitis is known as the silent epidemic, because it is a disease that is both under-recognized and underdiagnosed. Hepatitis can result from infection with several different viruses, including hepatitis C virus (HCV). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates…

Articles Highlight Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Role Providing HIV Care and Treatment Services

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As the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) commemorates its 25th this summer, two new articles published this week highlight the critical role the Program has in providing care and treatment services to low income people living with HIV in the…

Moving? You may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period

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Cross-posted from Blog

Summer is the most popular season for moving. But there are some things you can’t pack in boxes — like the peace of mind you get from having health insurance. Moving can be stressful, but enrolling in a health plan…

Highlights – Pew Research Report: Mobile Messaging and Social Media 2015

New Media | September 1, 2015 Read the full post
Pew Report August 2015 - FB and Instagram daily usage continually monitors digital research and tools that can improve the way we share health information. Today we present highlights from the Pew Mobile Messaging and Social Media 2015 Report about how different demographics are using social media platforms.We hope…

The benefits of health insurance through the Marketplace
Cross-posted from Blog

No one plans to get sick or hurt, but most people need medical care – like a doctor visit, a prescription drug, a lab test, physical therapy, or counseling – at some point. These services can be expensive. And if…

AIDSinfo Releases New Edition of HIV/AIDS Glossary Featuring the Addition of Images

New Media | August 25, 2015 Read the full post

AIDSinfo, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, offers access to many Federal HIV-related resources, including the AIDSinfo Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms, a guide to help people understand the complex terminology of HIV/AIDS. The glossary includes…

NEW WHITE HOUSE GUIDANCE – Transparency, Ownership, Accountability: Monitoring the Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Summary: The Administration releases the Indicator Supplement — a companion document to the recently updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy. Last month, the Administration, led by the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 [PDF 2.3MB]…

NEW! White House Digital Initiative: “Letters to President Obama”

New Media | August 21, 2015 Read the full post
A letter from Natoma Canfield, an Ohio woman lacking health insurance, hangs on the wall in the hall between the Oval Office and the President Barack Obama's Private Office in the West Wing, June 28, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Editor’s Note: The White House has launched a new storytelling initiative on Tumblr, a micro-blogging platform and social networking website, to support efforts to post multimedia and other content on the web (see below). We encourage you to learn more about…