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The Beehive

Thursday Dec 18, 2014
Although it appears as if our shortcomings ares being exhibited, it is clear that a large majority of screened participants have been tested for HIV in their lifetime, which indicates San Diego's success with HIV testing campaigns.

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.

APLA Hosts Dec. 5 Testing Event for WAD

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Dec 4, 2014
On Friday, December 5, APLA Health & Wellness invites everyone to join the R3VNG (Reshaping 3 Letters through the Voice of the Now Generation) program team at an HIV testing event at the Gleicher/Chen Health Center in Baldwin Hills.

NYC Dept. of Health Holds WAD Red Ball

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 1, 2014
On Monday, December 1, in commemoration of World AIDS Day, the New York City Department of Health will host The Red Ball, a reception at the OUT Hotel featuring performances by Ana Matronic, DJ Seth Ninja, DJ Sammy Jo, DJ Byrell and Symba.

LifeStyles Condoms and AHF Launch #UniteToFightHIV

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 1, 2014
LifeStyles condoms and the AHF launch The #UniteToFightHIV campaign, imploring sexually active individuals to get tested, know their status and get treated while encouraging their social circles to do the same via social media.

amfAR HIV Cure Summit: Locating and Understanding Viral Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Nov 30, 2014
Paula Cannon of University of Southern California, and Eileen Scully, MD, PhD, of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, talked about one of the biggest barriers to curing HIV: Locating and understanding HIV's viral reservoirs.

Houston Social Workers Partners with Community for Rapid HIV Testing

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Nov 6, 2014
A new effort from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work partners with Houston Area Community Services (HACS) and Change Happens! to stem the increasing number of minority youth diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.

AHF Inserts Testing Kits In Bathhouse Vending Machines

By John MacDonald | Sunday Nov 2, 2014
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is partnering with Flex Spas, a national bathhouse chain to supply in-home HIV testing kits.

Most Men Find HIV 'Insignificant' In Their Lives

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 23, 2014
The Kaiser Family Foundation's new study shows that most gay men are not concerned about HIV/AIDS, and 30 percent have never been tested.

On National HIV Latino Awareness Day, A Push for Care

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 15, 2014
October 15 is National HIV Latino Awareness Day, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention want to spread the word: not enough Latinos diagnosed with HIV are receiving the treatment and care they need.

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