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CDC Leads New Efforts To Fight HIV Among MSM and Trans

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 31
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.

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.

Larry Kramer Talks 'Cure' at GMHC Awards

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 24
Larry Kramer talked frankly about finding a cure for HIV as he accepted the first-ever Larry Kramer Activism Award from GMHC at the Spring Gala on March 23.

Cellular Scissors Chop Up HIV Virus

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 18
Salk scientists have gotten one step closer to creating such a drug that could prevent HIV infection, treat patients who have already contracted HIV, and even remove all the dormant copies of the virus from those with the more advanced disease.

Life Group LA named a Beneficiary of 2014 Macy's Glam Pass

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 16
Life Group LA is proud to be chosen by the local Macy's stores as a beneficiary of the Macy's Glam Pass, Macy's Inc. annual cause marking campaign benefiting the Macy's Passport Fund.

March 10 Is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 10
Tuesday, March 10, will mark the 10th observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). Like last year, the theme of 2015 NWGHAAD is: "Share Knowledge. Take Action."

Cuomo Task Force Pushes Him On AIDS Goal

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 9
A task force set up by Governor Andrew Cuomo to recommend ways the state can eliminate AIDS as an epidemic in New York within five years is hoping it can convince the governor and the Legislature to go even further.

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.

AVAC Calls For Large-Scale Rollout of PreP

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 4
AVAC has called for a global action plan including targets, resources and research agendas to accelerate access to daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), with a particular focus on those hardest hit and most underserved.

Philly Fight Women and Girls HIV Awareness Health Fair

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 3
On Saturday, March 7, Philadelphia will celebrate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with a community health fair.

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