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Justice Department Settles with Private Career College for Discrimination Against Applicant with HIV

Department of Justice
Cross-posted from Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 27, 2015 The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with Compass Career Management L.L.C. (Compass Career College) of Hammond, Louisiana, to remedy violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Compass… Is Evolving With You in Mind

New Media | April 28, 2015 Read the full post
White House
Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Editor’s Note: This cross-post from The White House Blog highlights the Obama Administration’s focus on leveraging digital tools and technologies to better reach and inform the American public. One of the objectives of the Digital Government Strategy (DGS) is to:…

New Hepatitis C Treatments Have High Cure Rates for African Americans

The epidemic of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection impacts over 3 million individuals in the United States, and over 50% of infected people are undiagnosed. In an effort to increase the number of people who are aware of their…

April 30 Is Deadline for Tax Season Special Enrollment Period for Gaining Health Coverage through Marketplace

The Health Insurance Marketplace is providing individuals and families who paid the fee for not having health coverage when they filed their 2014 taxes with one last chance to get covered for 2015. Earlier this week, the Centers for Medicare…

Public Health and Pop Culture? Joining the Conversation to Raise Awareness for HIV

New Media | April 21, 2015 Read the full post

Through our Twitter , Facebook , and Instagram  channels, we share a wide range of resources on HIV/AIDS and new media. We also share resources during popular cultural events by using hashtags to join the online conversation. For example, during the Super…

New NIH Study to Tackle Cardiovascular Heart Disease in HIV-infected Individuals

Research | April 17, 2015 Read the full post

If you are HIV positive and on antiretroviral therapy (ART), are you doing all you can to maintain and improve your health?  While early diagnosis of HIV infection and use of combination ART has significantly reduced AIDS-related mortality and morbidity…

Stop the Virus by Going Viral

New Media | April 17, 2015 Read the full post
National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Cross-posted from Psychology Benefits Society Blog

Editor’s Note: Last week CDCNPIN (@CDCNPIN),  @YouthAIDSDay,  Dr. Stephanie Zaza, Director of CDC’s Division of Adolescent & School Health (@DrZazaCDC), (@AIDSgov) and MAC AIDS Fund (@MACAIDSFund) sponsored a Twitter chat,  in advance of the observance of National Youth HIV…

NIH launches largest clinical trial focused on HIV-related cardiovascular disease

Research | April 17, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from NIH News Releases

Researchers have begun enrolling participants in a multicenter international clinical trial to test whether statin administration can reduce the risk for major adverse cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks, strokes, and heart disease, in people with HIV infection. The trial…