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Bimonthly Injections as Effective as Pills at Treating HIV

AIDS | By John Riley | Nov 21
A recent medical study from GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson found that a monthly or bimonthly injection was as effective in suppressing HIV as daily oral medication.

Russia to Double Spending on HIV Care Next Year

AIDS | By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Oct 30
Russia will double its spending on HIV care and prevention next year in the face of a growing epidemic, the country's health minister announced on Friday.

START Study Supports Early HIV Treatment

NATIONAL | By Liz Highleyman | Jun 7
Long-awaited results from the START study, released ahead of schedule, show that people with HIV who start treatment early have a significantly lower risk of illness and death than those who wait.

FL Insurance Commissioner Improves Nationwide Access to HIV Drugs

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty announced this week that Aetna, Inc. and Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. are revising plans to include HIV drugs at a lower cost.

NY Legislators Seek More HIV, AIDS Program Funding

LOCAL | By EDGE | Mar 26
In a letter to Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, more than 30 members of the Black, Puerto Rican, Latino and Asian Legislative Caucus -- and other lawmakers -- urge legislative leaders to increase funding for HIV/AIDS.

HIV Treatment, Cure Discussed at CROI

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Mar 7
A trio of experimental antiretroviral drugs and research toward a cure for HIV were among the more than 1,000 presentations at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle.

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

NATIONAL | 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.

ACRIA Sorts Fact from Fiction in Their Living With HIV Series

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 11
ACRIA's Mark Milano teaches a six-part series on Living With HIV, from understanding transmission to reading lab results to getting to undetectable. Don't you deserve to be armed with the truth?

Top HIV Stories of 2014

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 1
This was a banner year for HIV, with many inspiring stories about advances in rights for people living with HIV in prisons, health care and even in remembering their legacies.

Top HIV Breakthroughs of 2014

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 31
In 2014, "cure" was the buzzword, with doctors across the globe racing to build on the success of The Berlin Patient.

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