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HepCure: Free Hepatitis C App Available for Patients and Providers to Connect and Cure

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that more than half of all people living with hepatitis C in the U.S. are unaware of their infection and only 9% have been successfully treated and cured, despite the availability of…

In Appreciation of Dr. Ron Valdiserri’s 27 Years of Federal Service

Dr. Mermin & Dr. Valdiserri

At the end of 2015, we bid farewell to Dr. Ron Valdiserri, who retired from an exemplary career in Federal service. Over many years, Ron played key roles in the Federal responses to HIV and viral hepatitis, most recently as…

Form 1095-A and your 2015 federal income taxes

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Cross-posted from HealthCare.gov Blog

If you (or anyone in your household) had a Marketplace health plan for 2015, keep an eye out for Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace Statement in the mail. It should arrive through the U.S. mail by mid-February, and it’ll also…

The President’s Budget, Investing in our Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Summary: How does President Obama’s final budget request prioritize the needs of people living with and at high risk of HIV? Yesterday, the President released his Fiscal Year 2017 Budget in which he shows our continued focus on the biggest…

Safer Internet Day

New Media | February 9, 2016 Read the full post
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If we want to use digital tools effectively, we have to use them responsibly—so we wanted to share with you that today is Safer Internet Day, an awareness-raising campaign that started in Europe more than a decade ago and is…

Enhancing the Lives of Americans Living With HIV/AIDS, and Fighting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Editor’s Note: President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal today. The White House also issued this fact sheet to highlight the budget’s investment in domestic HIV/AIDS activities across federal departments and agencies. Meeting Our Greatest Challenges: The President’s…

#mypositivespin – helping address stigma in the Black community

New Media | February 8, 2016 Read the full post
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Last March, we launched the digital storytelling project, Positive Spin to continue to raise awareness and understanding of the HIV care continuum. Given the disproportionate impact of HIV on young Black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with…

Califf, FDA top officials call for sweeping review of agency opioids policies

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Cross-posted from FDA Newsroom

Editor’s Note: Reducing opioid misuse not only reduces deaths from overdose but is also key to reducing new HIV and viral hepatitis infections among persons who inject drugs. For more on the link between opioid misuse, HIV and viral hepatitis, see…