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Trump Administration Opposing Bid for Syphilis Study Museum

Trump Administration Opposing Bid for Syphilis Study Museum

By Jay Reeves |
The Trump administration opposes a bid to use unclaimed money from a legal settlement over the government's infamous Tuskegee syphilis study to fund a museum honoring victims of the research project.

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More Than 50 Medicines and Vaccines in Development for HIV Infection, Treatment and Prevention

More Than 50 Medicines and Vaccines in Development for HIV Infection, Treatment and Prevention

| Jun 27
America's biopharmaceutical companies are continuing the fight to conquer HIV, with 52 medicines and vaccines currently in development to help treat and prevent the infection.

AIDS Institute Recognizes National HIV Testing Day

AIDS Institute Recognizes National HIV Testing Day

| Jun 27
In recognition of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, The AIDS Institute encourages people to get tested to learn their HIV status and make informed and empowered medical decisions.

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day; Show Your Pride By Getting Tested!

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day; Show Your Pride By Getting Tested!

| By Eric Brus | Jun 27
National HIV Testing Day is an annual observance to promote HIV testing in the U.S. The 23rd annual HIV Testing Day will be held on Tuesday, June 27. The theme for the 2017 campaign is "Test Your Way, Do It Today!"

Judge Sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Dismisses Suit

Judge Sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Dismisses Suit

| Jun 26
A federal judge ruled in favor of one of the nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care, clearing it of wrongdoing in an alleged $20 million scam to bilk the federal government.

HIV-Positive Women with CMV Likelier to Pass AIDS Virus to Infants

HIV-Positive Women with CMV Likelier to Pass AIDS Virus to Infants

| Jun 22
HIV-positive women with cytomegalovirus in their urine at the time of labor and delivery are more than five times likelier than HIV-positive women without CMV to transmit HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, to their infants, according to a UCLA-led study.

amfAR Launches Online Video Series Focused on How a Cure Would Impact the Lives of People Living with HIV

amfAR Launches Online Video Series Focused on How a Cure Would Impact the Lives of People Living with HIV

| Jun 22
In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month, amfAR announced their Epic Voices video series, a collection of candid experiences from ordinary people living with HIV or AIDS.

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CyberAction

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.
» Support the Affordable Care Act


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.
» Read the strategy
» Support the Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy


Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
» Call upon Congress to lift the ban on abstinence-only programs


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