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Lawsuit: Circumcision Goes Wrong at Ala. Hospital

Jul 28
An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.

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ailey House CEO Gina Quattrochi received the CHIP Award

Bailey House CEO Receives Prestigious CHIP Award

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
On Wednesday, July 23, Bailey House CEO Gina Quattrochi received the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Executive Program Community Health Improvement Project (CHIP) Award.

President Barack Obama, surrounded by members of Congress and Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of Ryan White

Ryan White's Mother Visits D.C., Urges Congress to Maintain Commitment

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
On June 30, Jeanne White-Ginder -- the mother of Ryan White -- returned to D.C. to remind lawmakers of the continued importance of maintaining and fully funding the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi

$1,000 Pill Now Hepatitis C Treatment of Choice

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 29
A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.

More doctors need to test all patients for HIV

CDC Says Docs Testing MSM for HIV, But Few Others

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis shows that while most primary care physicians offer regular, routine HIV testing to gay and bisexual men, only 1 in 5 provides routine screening for all patients.

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July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

On World Hepatitis Day, Watch for Complications With HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, one of only four official disease-specific health observances, and for people with HIV, it's even more important to get tested.

Ask the Doc: Gov. Cuomo Endorses PrEP for HIV Prevention

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Jul 15
The latest news on HIV comes alive in this week's installment of our popular Ask the Doc column.