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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.

CDC's Vital Signs Report Shows Only 1/3 Have HIV Under Control

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 2
A new report published last week by the CDC reveals that just 30 percent of Americans with HIV had the virus under control in 2011, and approximately two-thirds of those whose virus was out of control had been diagnosed but were no longer in care.

Gods Love We Deliver 21st Annual Race in Central Park

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 20
On Sunday, November 23, in New York City's Central Park, God's Love We Deliver will put their best foot forward with The Race to Deliver, one of their largest annual fundraisers.

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