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Urging Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to #GetCovered

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

The summer after he graduated from college, Kalwis Lo learned he had stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer that attacks the lymphatic system. His private health insurance plan denied him coverage for treatment, claiming the cancer diagnosis was…

2015 Healthy Aging Summit Accepting Abstracts for Presentations

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The HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) have announced the 2015 Healthy Aging Summit,  which will take place July 27-28, 2015 in Washington, DC.  Summit co-sponsors are now soliciting…

AIDS.gov Podcast

New Media | January 27, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from ResponsiveWebDesign.com

Editor’s Note: Miguel Gomez, Director of AIDS.gov, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and, Jeremy Vanderlan, Mobile Practice Lead, ICF International, speak on this podcast with Karen McGrane and Ethan Marcotte of the Responsive Web…

Justice Department Settles with Ohio Healthcare System Over HIV Discrimination

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Cross-posted from Department of Justice

The Justice Department announced on January 15, 2015 that, as part of its Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative, the department has reached a settlement with Genesis Healthcare System (Genesis) to resolve claims that Genesis discriminated against a woman with HIV in violation…

NIH Announces Funding for New Technologies for Viral Hepatitis

Research | January 23, 2015 Read the full post
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to encourage small businesses to address viral hepatitis research opportunities delineated in the Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (Action Plan) [PDF 2MB]….

Need coverage for 2015? There’s still time!

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Cross-posted from Health Insurance Marketplace

Miss the January 15 deadline? Did you miss the January 15 deadline to enroll in a health insurance plan? Don’t worry, there’s still time. February 15 is the final deadline to sign up for a plan for 2015. Don’t wait…

New Media Goals for 2015 – Part 1

New Media | January 20, 2015 Read the full post
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On December 30th, AIDS.gov blogged about our take on social media trends for 2014 and how those trends might affect the HIV community. Now we have data from the last Pew Internet Social Media Update , which have helped to formulate…

Black Voices: 7 Inspiring MLK Quotes & New Media

New Media | January 16, 2015 Read the full post
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January 18th is Martin Luther King Day. We honor the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For his birthday, the AIDS.gov Black Voices bloggers share reflections on their favorite quote from Dr. King as inspiration for our work towards an AIDS-free…