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Humana Agrees to Serious Cuts in HIV Drug Costs for Florida

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Dec 19, 2014
The AIDS Institute welcomes an agreement between Humana Medical Plan and the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation that significantly reduces patient cost-sharing for all HIV drugs on qualified health plans offered by Humana in the Florida marketplace.

Mondo Guerra Shares HIV Status on "TakePart Live"

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Dec 17, 2014
Mondo Guerra shocked not only "Project Runway" viewers when he announced he was HIV-positive; in an interview on the web series "TakePart" Live, he reveals how the show helped him come out as HIV-positive, and become a positive spokesperson.

AIDS United Public Policy Committee Calls for Scale-Up of PrEP

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 16, 2014
The AIDS United Public Policy Committee, the largest national coalition of ASOs, calls for the scale-up of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.

Salk Scientists Identify Promising New Target for HIV Treatment

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 15, 2014
Scientists at the Salk Institute have uncovered a new protein that participates in active HIV replication, that could prove to be a chink in the armor.

A Sex-Positive Advocate Shares Why She's Taking PrEP

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 15, 2014
Sex-positive Julie Lynn shares her thoughts on why she's keeping herself HIV-negative by taking PrEP.

Congress Maintains Strong Commitment to Domestic HIV/AIDS Programs

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Dec 11, 2014
The AIDS Institute praises Congress' strong funding of the Ryan White Program, but is concerned over lack of funding to hepatitis and syringe exchange programs.

Kaiser PrEP Users See No New HIV Infections

By Liz Highleyman | Thursday Dec 11, 2014
No new HIV infections have occurred among more than 500 Kaiser Permanente members using pre-exposure prophylaxis -- better known as PrEP -- but condom use appears to be declining among a subset of gay men.

On World Human Rights Day, Report Highlights Trans Health and Rights

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Dec 10, 2014
A new report by amfAR and GATE highlights the ongoing struggle of transgender individuals across the globe in their fight for access to appropriate and effective HIV care and treatment.

ACRIA's 19th Holiday Dinner Honors Larry Kramer and Bruce Weber

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 8, 2014
On Wednesday, December 10 at the Skylight Modern, the leading HIV/AIDS research and education organization, ACRIA, will honor Larry Kramer and Bruce Weber at their 19th Annual Holiday Dinner.

Gypsy of the Year Benefits BC/EFA

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 8, 2014
On December 8 and 9, Broadway's best and brightest will dance, sing and celebrate six weeks of intensive fundraising as Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS presents the 26th Annual Gypsy of the Year Competition at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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