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National Efforts to Address HIV and Violence Against Women

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:00pm
Reports from the White House and the Kaiser Family Foundation look at the intersection of HIV and violence against women.
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Elton John AIDS Foundation Invests in MSM, LGBT Programs

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 9:00pm
The Elton John AIDS Foundation is joining PEPFAR and HRC to fund HIV programs focused on the U.S. LGBT population and South African men who have sex with men.
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HIV Activists Lambast NY Governor on Ebola Quarantine

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:00pm
HIV advocates signed a letter to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo criticizing a quarantine of health care workers who had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa.
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Over 1,000 Leaders Ask States to Update HIV Criminal Laws

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 9:00pm
Organizations and leaders sign the National Consensus Statement on the Criminalization of HIV in the United States, spearheaded by the Positive Justice Project.
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GlaxoSmithKline Eyes an IPO for HIV-Focused ViiV Healthcare

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:00pm
Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) might plan an initial public offering (IPO) of a minority stake in ViiV Healthcare, which makes new HIV meds Tivicay and Triumeq.
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Gay Dating Apps Hook Up With Health Officials to Fight HIV

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 9:00pm
Representatives of gay dating apps and websites met with health officials to launch a plan to fight HIV and reduce stigma using their platforms.
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Human Rights Campaign Endorses PrEP, Urges Access to the Drug

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:00pm
LGBT advocacy group the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has endorsed pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an HIV prevention strategy.
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ViiV Program Announces New Grants to Fight HIV in the South

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:00pm
As part of its Positive Action Southern Initiative, ViiV Healthcare awards seven grants to groups fighting HIV in the South.
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Advocates Criticize Plans to Restrict N.Y. Hepatitis C Drugs

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:00pm
Advocates argue that the proposed criteria are dangerous for people living with the deadly liver disease.
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NMAC Partners With Gay App Scruff to Promote HIV Awareness

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 9:00pm
The new ad campaign will promote HIV education and PrEP on the gay social networking app. 
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ACR Health Launches Syringe Exchange in Utica, N.Y.

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 9:00pm
The program will help stem the spread of HIV and hepatitis C among injection drug users in the region.
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CDC Director Compares Ebola to AIDS. But How Similar Are They?

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:00pm
CDC director Tom Frieden says this about Ebola: "The only thing like this has been AIDS." In fact, the two viruses share similarities but also have big differences.
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National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2014

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:00pm
Wednesday, October 15, marks National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2014 (NLAAD). This year’s theme is “Commit to Act” to end the HIV epidemic.
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N.Y. Governor Cuomo Names Task Force to End AIDS Epidemic

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:00pm
They will implement a three-point plan to end the AIDS epidemic in the Empire State.
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HIV in North Dakota Spikes Along With Oil Boom

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 9:00pm
As workers move to North Dakota for the growing oil industry, HIV cases are spiking along with the population.
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Alabama Pastor Tells Church: I Have AIDS and Slept With Flock

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:00pm
A Baptist pastor in Montgomery, Alabama, confessed from the pulpit that he is living with AIDS and had committed adultery with female church members.
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$175M for Mental Health Treatment to Help 22.5% of U.S. Adults

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 9:00pm
An estimated 51.2 million people in the U.S. had at least one mental disorder in the past year.
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Charges Dropped in Nick Rhoades Iowa Criminalization Case

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:00pm
Prosecutors in Iowa have asked a judge to drop HIV criminalization charges against Nick Rhoades.
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UCSF Offers PrEP Info Phone Line for U.S. Clinicians

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 9:00pm
Health care providers can call a new UCSF phone line to get expert advice about prescribing Truvada as PrEP to prevent HIV infection.
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Iris House Clients Suppress HIV at 250% of National Average

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 9:00pm
Gender-specific programs at Iris House in New York City help clients suppress HIV at rates 250 percent of the national average.
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