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Pills Before and After Sex Can Help Prevent HIV, Study Finds

By Marilynn Marchione | Feb 24
For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men.

Kaiser Removes HIV Meds from 'Specialty' Tier; CA Bills Seek Drug Cost Curbs

HIV/AIDS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 28
Kaiser Permanente has stopped charging people more for HIV drugs and is offering refunds for the exorbitant copays some of its patients faced. The decision comes as two CA state lawmakers have introduced bills meant to address high drug prices.

Council Member Corey Johnson Unveils 'HASA for All' Legislation

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 27
On February 26, NYC Council Health Committee Chair Corey Johnson unveiled long-sought legislation that would expand HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) benefits to all low-income, HIV-positive New York City residents.

APLA Champions Evidence of PrEP's Effectiveness

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 27
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and APLA Health & Wellness this week welcome the results from two major studies showing that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly effective in preventing new HIV infections among MSM.

Aggressive Cuban HIV Strain Becomes AIDS in Three Years

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 27
A new study published in EBioMedicine reveals an aggressive new strain of HIV in Cuba, which can develop into AIDS within three years of infection.

New AGS Guidelines for Care of Older LGBT Adults

HEALTH | By EDGE | Feb 27
A new position statement focused on LGBT elder care aims to be a "rising tide that lifts all ships" in push for health equality.

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Bruce Vilanch Performs at SF AIDS 'Newsies' Benefit

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 26
On Monday, March 2 at Marines' Memorial Theater in San Francisco, Bruce Vilanch will host a one-night-only benefit cabaret performance of "Newsies." The event will raise funds for The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation (REAF).


Health

Postnatal Shocker: Doctor Won't Treat Baby with Two Moms

A same-sex couple is sharing their story about a doctor who refused to accept their baby as a patient on the grounds of their sexual orientation.

Fitness

Sweating with Your Sweetie :: The Pros and Cons of Getting Your Burn on Together

It's important to take into consideration the pros and cons of working out with your spouse, to insure that both of you are successful in accomplishing your health and fitness goals.