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National Hepatitis Testing Day: Ask the Expert, Corinna Dan

National Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States is part of an educational initiative of CDC’s Division of  Viral Hepatitis and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Combating the Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis: Action Plan for the Prevention, Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis, Updated 2014-2016. Corinna Dan, R.N., M.P.H., is...

New York Governor Announces PrEP Assistance Program

The country's first-of-it's-kind program will help at-risk groups, including gay and bi men and transgender women, obtain testing, medication, and counseling. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

WATCH: Project Runway Designer Talks Being Poz and His Latest Designs

Mondo Guerra talks status, design, and HIV advocacy. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

Missouri Court Gives Poz Man 30 Year Sentence

Former college wrestler Michael Johnson could actually spend up to 60 years in prison, in a verdict that many HIV advocates and health experts are decrying. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

Times Square Sanctus

Soloist: Maria Fernanda BreaThis is the Sanctus I composed for the Missa Appassionata, which will be available soon for the purchase or streaming. Words: Traditional. Recording produced by Stephen Wilde. Executive Producer: Fr. Jeffrey Hamblin, M.D. Conductor: Mark Janas.

Coverage to Care: No Longer Fighting Depression Alone

May 12, 2015: Andrea Jahen, 24, Austin, Texas I spent the last 10 years fighting depression, virtually on my own. As a part-time waitress and college student, I couldn’t afford health insurance to get the care I needed. Some days, I couldn’t get out of bed. I had a sense of despair–but I’m so glad I...

Unzipped In Depth: Eric Talks About Living with HIV in NYC

"People assume that I was a barebacking whore in the bathhouse, that I was a drug addict. I have realized that people use those excuses to say, 'I'm not like him.'" read more

Depression, Substance Use, Poverty & Minority Status Exacerbate HIV Outcomes

A study shows interconnected health issues snowball negative outcomes. Oh yeah, poverty and minority status do the same. Contributor: Jacob Anderson-... read more

Increasing Hepatitis B Awareness and Testing Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

An estimated 1 in 12 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV); however, two-thirds are not aware of their infection. As we near the end of May’s observance of both Hepatitis Awareness Month and Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, I want to underscore the importance of addressing hepatitis B infection...

HUD AWARDS $29 MILLION TO 25 LOCAL HIV-AIDS HOUSING PROGRAMS

Editor’s Note: This statement was released by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on May 19, 2015. HUD No. 15-059 April A. Brown (202) 708-0685 HUD AWARDS $29 MILLION TO 25 LOCAL HIV-AIDS HOUSING PROGRAMS Funding supports stable housing for individuals and families at risk for homelessness WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department...

Who Are You? And What is PrEP?

Hello everybody and thank you for reading the very first entry in my blog, "Let's Talk About PrEP," a blog chronicling my experiences using Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. Through this blog I plan to cover several topics including: Why I chose...Show More Summary

Jumping Through Hoops

Hey everyone, I hope your new year has started off well! I know mine has. (I mean aside from the frigid temperatures and the several inches of snow St. Louis is experiencing today). So far, aside from the hangover morning I blogged about earlier, I have experienced zero physical side effects while on PrEP. Show More Summary

Holy Hangover, Batman!

OK, so I admit it, at times I forget that my frat boy, college days are well behind me. I'm not that same boy who would drink Jack Daniels just as easily as water (and did it on a fairly regular basis). But there are nights I still like...Show More Summary

Updating the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Vote for the Recommendations Most Vital to Women With HIV!

Can you believe it's been almost FIVE YEARS since the first National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) was released in July 2010? Read more...

Ideation Tools: Getting Public Feedback

What do you call a process for generating new ideas? If you said “brainstorming,” allow us to introduce you to the digital form of that process: ideation tools. These are online feedback forums you can use to: Engage your stakeholders directly Capture new ideas Collect input and feedback on issues that matter to you and...

#AskTheHIVDoc Episode 10: Sharing Meds?

Ever wondered if it would be OK to take another friend's HIV meds? Think again. read more

#AskTheHIVDoc Episode 3: Top or Bottom?

When it comes to HIV treatment, there is a difference between tops and bottoms. read more

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