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Justice Department: Fighting Discrimination against People Living with HIV

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[Editor’s note: As we approach World AIDS Day, we reflect on the fact that many things have happened this year that affect people living with HIV/AIDS and those who care for them, including the release of important new documents and...

Stories Behind Facing AIDS: Why Do I Face AIDS?

New Media | November 20, 2012 Read the full post
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Through the Facing AIDS photosharing initiative, you and your community can join the thousands of Americans who are helping reduce stigma and promote HIV testing by putting a face to AIDS for World AIDS Day (December 1) and beyond. Karen Walker, a…

Thanksgiving and World AIDS Day

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Thanksgiving is a day of gratitude for what matters in our lives. In that spirit, Thanksgiving also marks the lead-up to World AIDS Day (December 1). World AIDS Day prompts us to reflect on how far we’ve come in responding…

Peace Corps Observes International Men’s Day

Global | November 19, 2012 Read the full post
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In much of the developing world, men retain significant authority over many aspects of family and community life. Without men, we don’t have healthy communities. Men frequently control decisions about access to resources that either limit – or expand –…

Peace Corps Recognizes World AIDS Day

Global | November 16, 2012 Read the full post
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World AIDS Day provides an opportunity for Peace Corps volunteers to share the grassroots work that they do year-round in fighting AIDS.  Recognized annually on December 1, World AIDS Day aims to raise awareness, decrease stigma, and honor those who…

Great American Smokeout: An Opportunity for Smokers Living with HIV to Improve their Health

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Across the country, many people are preparing to take an important step to improve their health tomorrow (11/15/2012); they are planning to quit smoking. Why tomorrow? It’s the 37th Great American Smokeout . Organized annually by the American Cancer Society…

“Prevention and Wellness Across the Life Span”: Highlights from the APHA Annual Meeting

New Media | November 13, 2012 Read the full post
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In late October, we joined more than 12,000 public health professionals at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 2012 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The theme of this year’s meeting was “Prevention and Wellness Across the Life Span”, kicking off…

Honoring Veterans Day

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Today is Veterans Day and AIDS.gov salutes both America’s veterans for their service and the work of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA is the nation’s single largest provider of HIV care and an important partner in…