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Free Social Media Lab at APHA 2014!

New Media | November 14, 2014 Read the full post
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The 142nd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition will be held November 15-19, 2014. The theme for the meeting is “Healthography: How Where You Live Affects Your Health and Well-Being.” The annual meeting provides many opportunities to…

HIV and Smoking: A dangerous cocktail

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The CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign tells the stories of real people who experienced the challenges and rewards of quitting smoking. One of those stories is about Brian, a former smoker who has HIV. His story shows how smoking…

Lessons Learned Over Lunch with my Mentor: First Annual Viiv Youth Summit

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Last month, I attended Viiv Healthcare’s First Annual Youth Summit  and 16th Community Summit in Miami, Florida. The Youth Summit gathered 28 young people aged 18-30 from around the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico to collaborate and share ideas on…

Nov. 24 Webinar on Health Insurance Marketplace Outreach and Enrollment for People At Risk for and Living with HIV: Register Today!

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The 2015 open enrollment period to sign up for health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace—beginning November 15, 2014 and running through February 15, 2015—offers an important opportunity for the HIV community. As part of our World AIDS Day activities,…

5 Things to know about Marketplace Open Enrollment – Starts Saturday Nov 15

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Cross-posted from Healthcare.gov blog

Open Enrollment is the period when you can sign up for or renew a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Open Enrollment for 2015 coverage starts November 15, 2014 – just 3 days away. Here are 5 important things…

Key Conversations in 2014: HIV Prevention

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As we prepare for our annual observance of World AIDS Day on December 1, we at AIDS.gov are looking back at some of the stories that generated the most interest on our blog in 2014. We encourage you to revisit…

COMING SOON: AIDS.gov Virtual Office Hours! Your social media questions answered here!

New Media | November 11, 2014 Read the full post
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At AIDS.gov, we leverage social media tools to extend the reach of Federal HIV/AIDS policies, programs, and resources. When we are able to attend HIV-related conferences, we host AIDS.gov Social Media Labs to provide free technical assistance on using social…

Step 1 to stay covered through the Marketplace: Review your current health coverage

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Cross-posted from Healthcare.gov

If you already have health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, it’s time to review your plan and decide if you want to make changes for 2015. You can choose to stay in your current plan (if it’s still offered)…