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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
Angel Clark

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
Anthony Fauci

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…

Digital Communication and National HIV/AIDS Long‐Term Survivor Awareness Day

New Media | June 2, 2015 Read the full post
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National HIV/AIDS Long‐Term Survivor Awareness Day (NHALTSAD) will be observed on June 5, 2015 – the day in 1981 when the first report of what would come to be known as “AIDS” appeared in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly…

International Study Demonstrates Benefits of Early HIV Treatment

Research | June 1, 2015 Read the full post
Dr. Anthony Fauci
Cross-posted from Huffington Post

The question of when to initiate antiretroviral therapy (ART) during the course of HIV infection has been debated for years, yet a conclusive answer has remained elusive. For HIV-infected individuals the primary question was whether to start ART early, risking…

Presidential Proclamation– LGBT Pride Month, 2015

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Cross-posted from White House Office of the Press Secretary

PROCLAMATION — LGBT PRIDE MONTH, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION From the moment our Nation first came together to declare the fundamental truth that all men are created equal, courageous and dedicated patriots…