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Making Health Care Coverage More Accessible and Equitable For Same-Sex Couples

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Cross-posted from HHS Blog

On March 14, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services took one more step toward making health care coverage more accessible and equitable for married same-sex couples. Already, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, more than 4.2 million people…

Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Ends in 2 Weeks: Help Spread the Word!

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The promise of quality, affordable health care is quickly becoming reality for more and more Americans. Coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has already begun for millions of individuals who have enrolled, and more people are signing up every…

New Toolkit Helps Healthcare Providers Integrate Sexual Health into Patient-Centered Care

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Sexual health is an essential part of every individual’s overall health and well-being, and primary health care professionals should ask about a patient’s sexual history as part of their comprehensive health history during primary care visits. But in busy healthcare…

Conversations from CROI 2014: Dr. Douglas Dieterich on Important Advances in Hepatitis C

Research | March 13, 2014 Read the full post
Doug Dietrich and Dr. Valdiserri

At the 2014 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) , Dr. Ron Valdiserri sat down for an in-depth conversation with Dr. Doug Dieterich of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, who made several presentations…

Women and Technology

New Media | March 11, 2014 Read the full post
Aisha Moore

Last month, we talked about working with leaders in racial/ethnic minority communities to increase the use of health technology and to encourage technological innovation. On the heels of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we wanted to look at…

#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.

Hazel Dean

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…