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February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February 7th marks the 15th annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). Led by the Strategic Leadership Council, this initiative is designed to increase HIV education, testing, community involvement, and treatment among black communities across the nation. 81 more words

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CDC: A majority of teens are not getting tested for HIV

From suntimes.com

The report, which was published in the journal Pediatrics, looked at young people aged 18 to 24. On average, 22 percent of high school students and 33 percent of young adults who had ever had sex reported getting tested for HIV. 139 more words

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Test-and-treat could slash new HIV infections among gay men

From POZ.com

Testing men who have sex with men for HIV and immediately treating those who are HIV positive could greatly reduce new infections among the MSM population as a whole, at least in the Netherlands, Medscape reports. 185 more words

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Gay/bi men are 2% of population but 67% of all new HIV infections in 2014

From Reuters Health

New strategies to reduce risky sexual behaviors among young gay and bisexual men with human immunodeficiency virus may be needed to reduce new infections, according to a new study. 166 more words

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University of Pittsburgh's Dr. Ken Ho talks about PrEP

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are working to inform patients and health care providers of a new, anti-viral pill that they estimate can drastically reduce the risk of infection.  64 more words

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Stigma in Policy: A look at one same-sex marriage ban’s impact on health

In the past few months, our nation and the world have been focused on the Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality, making the US the… 799 more words

Positive men get naked in an effort to end 'stigma' of HIV status

From San Diego Gay and Lesbian News

With dating apps and other online socializations making it easier to voice opinions and judgments under the guise of a username, revealing that you have HIV is an invitation for some to shame, bully even block you. 222 more words

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