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Great American Smokeout: Opportunity for PLWH Who Smoke to Make a Plan to Quit

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Tomorrow is the Great American Smokeout , an annual observance organized by the American Cancer Society on the third Thursday of November, to encourage smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and…

LAUNCHED! AIDS.gov Virtual Office Hours! Your social media questions answered here!

New Media | November 18, 2014 Read the full post
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AIDS.gov hosts Social Media Labs to provide free technical assistance for AIDS service organizations (ASOs) and Federal HIV programs to extend their stakeholder outreach. But many in the HIV community face travel restrictions and cannot meet us in person. To…

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…

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

New Media | November 13, 2014 Read the full post
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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…