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Curing Hard-to-Treat Hepatitis C

Research | June 12, 2015 Read the full post
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In a new video, NIH researchers and their colleagues from health centers in the District of Columbia discuss efforts to improve treatments for hepatitis C, a potentially life-threatening viral disease that slowly damages the liver. NIH-sponsored clinical studies in the…

Invest In Your “Healthy Self” (and Post a #HealthySelfie While You’re At It)

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Today, the Obama administration is launching the “Healthy Self” campaign to encourage healthy lifestyles and connect people to the coverage and care they need. But first let us tell you about Alicia. A wife and mother of two from Houston,…

Raise. Your. Voice.

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Cross-posted from HHS Blog

Did you know that more than 43 million adults in our country struggled with mental illness in the past year? Half  of us will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health condition at some point in our lives; one quarter by the age…

White House Announcement: “HTTPS-Everywhere for Government”

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Cross-posted from White House Office of Management and Budget Blog

Editor​’s​ Note: ​It is important to learn about HTTPS. Yesterday, the White House issued a directive [PDF 258 KB] on that issue. Following is a cross-post from the White House Office of Management and Budget blog. Please give us your…

Virtual Office Hours: Stories from the field

New Media | June 9, 2015 Read the full post
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AIDS.gov’s Virtual Office Hours are free, personalized training sessions that help you use social media for your HIV programs and activities. These sessions also give us a chance to see some of the amazing social media outreach that our colleagues…

Black Voices: Youth Voices and Social Media Matter

New Media | June 4, 2015 Read the full post
Anthony Roberts, Jr.

Last year, I attended the 16th Viiv Healthcare Community Summit on HIV and joined 29 others as a participant in their first Youth Summit in Miami, FL. I was ecstatic to be surrounded by other 18-29 year olds from all…

CMS Seeks Input on Proposed Out-of-Pocket Comparison Tool

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is developing an Out-of-Pocket (OOP) Cost Comparison Tool to help consumers make more informed choices about their health insurance coverage and help them pick a plan that will best meet their needs….

A Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci: Results from the START Trial and Implications for the Global Treatment of HIV

Research | June 2, 2015 Read the full post
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Last week, NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) released the exciting results of the Strategic Timing of Antiretroviral Treatment (START) study, a randomized, controlled clinical trial to more clearly define the optimal time and benefits for people…