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Do You Have a Fetish? New Study Says 1 in 3 Say 'Yes'
PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise But More Work Remains
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PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise But More Work Remains

Do You Have a Fetish? New Study Says 1 in 3 Say 'Yes'

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has estimated that there are more than 1.2 million women and men in the United States who can benefit from PrEP.

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Happy Heart Month: What People Living With HIV Should Know

Happy Heart Month: What People Living With HIV Should Know

| Feb 19
Did you know people living with HIV are at an increased risk of experiencing cardiovascular disease? Fortunately, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-supported research is getting to the heart of the problem.

Trump's Proposed Budget Would Slash HIV, Healthcare Funding

Trump's Proposed Budget Would Slash HIV, Healthcare Funding

| Feb 17
This week, President Trump released a proposed budget that, if enacted, would sharply reduce global and domestic spending for HIV care and prevention.

Can Gene Therapy be Harnessed to Fight the AIDS Virus?

Can Gene Therapy be Harnessed to Fight the AIDS Virus?

| By Marilynn Marchione | Feb 13
Researchers think they can improve the treatment and are trying again to tackle HIV by doctoring DNA. New studies to test these tweaked approaches in people are getting underway.

Southern Discomfort: The Unspoken HIV/AIDS Crisis Among Black Americans

Southern Discomfort: The Unspoken HIV/AIDS Crisis Among Black Americans

| By Jill Gleeson | Feb 7
Honoring National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, EDGE takes a deeper look at what factors are impacting infection, treatment and prevention in the black community.

Publix Reverses, Will Cover HIV Prevention Drug for Workers

Publix Reverses, Will Cover HIV Prevention Drug for Workers

| By Terry Spencer | Feb 6
The Southeast's largest supermarket chain says it is changing its employee prescription plan to cover a drug that helps prevent HIV infections, resolving an omission that doctors and gay rights groups said was highly unusual.

Fake Indian Doctor Infects 21 with HIV with Tainted Syringes

Fake Indian Doctor Infects 21 with HIV with Tainted Syringes

| Feb 6
A fake doctor treating poor villagers in northern India for colds, coughs and diarrhea has infected at least 21 of them with HIV by using contaminated syringes and needles, a health official said Tuesday.

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
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Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
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MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
» Help change this policy