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#GeeksGetCovered

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Editor’s Note: The geeks at AIDS.gov encourage you to read this. America is full of geeks—and that’s a really good thing. Geeks are a critical driver of America’s innovation ecosystem, from the entrepreneurs launching startups in Silicon Valley to the…

Using Twitter to Amplify Reach of the “We Are Empowered” Watch Party with Alicia Keys

New Media | March 11, 2014 Read the full post
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Co-Authored by: Stephanie Green, Program Officer, Health Communication & Media Partnerships Program, Kaiser Family Foundation, and Robbyn Kistler, consultant. On January 19, Grammy Award-winning artist Alicia Keys joined with Greater Than AIDS  to host a “We Are Empowered” National Watch Party and…

Share Knowledge. Take Action. Take Charge. Take the Test.

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In the United States, women remain heavily impacted by HIV. At the end of 2010, one in four people living with HIV were women. However, not all women are equally at risk for HIV. Women of color are disproportionately affected…

Take Action: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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Cross-posted from Office on Women's Health Blog

Today is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day — a day for action! What are you going to do? Top 10 Ways You Can Take Action Against HIV/AIDS Get tested. Many women and girls who are HIV-positive don’t know they have the…

Conversations from CROI 2014: Dr. Deborah Persaud Discusses Cases of Two HIV Positive Infants in Remission after Very Early Treatment

Research | March 7, 2014 Read the full post
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Among the stories making headlines from the 2014 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)  in Boston this week was the next chapter in the story of the Mississippi baby whose case Dr. Deborah Persaud shared at last year’s conference….

CMS Invites Comments on Proposed Decision Regarding Coverage of Hepatitis C Screening

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This week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released their proposed decision memo for the National Coverage Analysis (NCA) on Medicare coverage for Hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening in adults. They find that “the evidence is adequate to…

NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach Shares Final Highlights from CROI 2014

Research | March 7, 2014 Read the full post
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As the 2014 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)  drew to a close in Boston, Dr. Ron Valdiserri asked National Institutes of Health’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach to share some final thoughts on highlights of the scientific advances presented there and…

Scientific Advances on the HIV Care Continuum Presented at CROI

Research | March 7, 2014 Read the full post
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Among the scientific advances highlighted at the 21st Conference of Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)  in Boston, Massachusetts this week were a number of new studies addressing the provision of essential care to persons living with HIV infection, including diagnosis,…