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New York State of Denial

In New York state, and throughout America, rising HIV infection rates among women reflects a lack of comprehensive sex education teaching women how to stay healthy.

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Domestic AIDS Advocates Call for Urgent Action to Pass Omnibus

If the omnibus fails, critical AIDS programs will be flat-funded as will other sexual and reproductive health programs, and funding for misleading abstinence-only programs will remain high.

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Mandated HIV Testing: Can We Ethically Warrant the Imposition of Healthy Choices?

The only correct vote on the Colorado bill to mandate HIV testing for pregnant women was cast by an ignorant bigot for all the wrong reasons.

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Flat Funding for HIV Prevention and Treatment in 09 Budget

The Gay Men’s Health Crisis is criticizing the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations bill because it holds funding flat for HIV prevention efforts through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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New AIDS Czar Widely Praised by Advocates

Today, the Obama Administration announced the appointment of longtime HIV/AIDS health care advocate Jeff Crowley to head the long-vacant Office of National AIDS Policy.

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Colorado Legislator: HIV Testing for Pregnant Moms Rewards “Sexual Promiscuity”

Colorado Democrats were outraged Wednesday morning when Republican state Sen. Dave Schultheis said he planned to vote against a bill to require HIV tests for pregnant women because the disease “stems from sexual promiscuity.”

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Female Condom Access, Use Low in Asia-Pacific

Are low rates of usage of the female condom in the Asia-Pacific region a problem of access or demand?

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Curing HIV/AIDS With Stem Cells

Using a stem cell transplant, German doctors may have eliminated an American patient’s HIV — though the treatment is unlikely to be a cure.

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Recommitting to the Fight Against HIV

This National Black AIDS Awareness Day, actress Gloria Reuben says it’s the perfect time for us to recommit ourselves to defeating the AIDS epidemic here at home, as it continues to strike some of the most vulnerable members of our society.

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$400 Million to Prevent STIs – Wasteful?

House Republicans recently announced their idea of what is wasteful in the stimulus bill. On the list? A proposal for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to get $400 million for STI screening and prevention.

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