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Dr. Howard Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS

Ask the Doc: Sexual Roulette

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Friday Sep 19, 2014
Is it safer to have sex with someone who doesn't know their HIV status, or with a pozzer that has an undetectable viral load? The Doc knows....

Triumeq to End Gilead's Monopoly on Single-Tablet HIV Meds

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 18
The recent approval of ViiV Healthcare's once-daily, single-tablet anti-HIV regimen, Triumeq, will mean that the market monopoly currently held by Gilead Sciences will soon come to an end.

HIV doesn't discriminate based on age

September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 17
The 7th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day will be observed Thursday September 18.

Puerto Rico will become the new center for HIV vaccine research

Puerto Rico To Become Center of HIV Vaccine Research

AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 16
Governor Alejandro GarcĂ­a Padilla of Puerto Rico announced that the island will become a center for research and development for the generation of a prophylactic vaccine to fight HIV/AIDS.

Legislators urge Sylvia Mathews Burwell to review the policy

Legislators Urge HHS Secretary to Reassess Blood Donation Policy

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
Legislators have asked HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell to review their outdated blood donation policy.

'Duck Dynasty' Patriarch Calls AIDS God's Punishment

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Sep 12
In an attempt to motivate people to read his book "UnPhiltered," "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson is at it again with his latest anti-gay comments.

Honorable Kathleen Sebelius

Former HHS Head Sebelius Accepts LGBT Medical Professionals Award

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 9
On Thursday, September 11, the Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, 21st U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services, will be honored with the GLMA Achievement Award during GLMA's 32nd Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD.

Ten Things HIV Positive Guys Want Negative Guys to Know

AIDS | By Mark S. King | Sep 7
A lot of misconceptions about HIV persist today, even (or maybe especially) among gay men. Let's give HIV-positive gay men the chance to set the record straight, and break down ten things they would like the rest of us to know.

Thomas Miguel Guerra

San Diego Landscaper Pleads Not Guilty to Intentionally Spreading HIV

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 5
A landscaper from San Diego who claims to be related to labor leader Cesar Chavez stands accused of intentionally infecting two dozen men with HIV.

.hiv will raise awareness and funds

Berlin-Based dotHIV Raises Awareness and Funds for HIV

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 3
A Berlin-based organization will provide web addresses with the ending .hiv to companies and non-profits in an effort to raise awareness and funds for projects around the world working to prevent the transmission of HIV and end AIDS.

Global progress toward key indicators in the fight against HIV

amfAR Report Outlines Steps Needed to Track HIV Data

AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 2
A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.