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March 2, 2017 5:09 AM
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Meet The Man Who Stopped Thousands Of People Becoming HIV-Positive

Meet The Man Who Stopped Thousands Of People Becoming HIV-Positive | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
“I knew I was doing something of substance, but it’s really overwhelming.” In an exclusive interview with BuzzFeed News, Greg Owen reveals the story behind Britain’s largest ever drop in HIV transmissions.
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February 8, 2017 10:24 AM
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With HIV in its grips, Desert AIDS Project attacks new foes

With HIV in its grips, Desert AIDS Project attacks new foes | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
Desert AIDS Project in Palm Springs is changing with the times to take on more than HIV.
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January 15, 2017 6:32 AM
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Generic PrEP Credited With Falling HIV Rates In London

Generic PrEP Credited With Falling HIV Rates In London | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
Generic PrEP purchased online is being credited with plunging rates of new HIV infections among gay men in London
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November 4, 2016 12:38 PM
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Elton John AIDS Foundation's 15th Annual An Enduring Vision Benefit Gala

Elton John AIDS Foundation's 15th Annual An Enduring Vision Benefit Gala | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Last night, Wednesday, November 2, 2016, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) raised more than 3.15 million at its 15th annual An Enduring Vision benefit gala to support HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, supporting services, and advocacy programs across the United States, the Americas, and the Caribbean. American Airlines, BVLGARI, Fiore Group, Robert K. Kraft, The Lauder Foundation – Leonard & Judy Lauder Fund, Sands Bethlehem, and Steve Tisch served as the Presenting Sponsors of the benefit. The star-studded evening was held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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February 25, 2017 6:40 AM
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New Golden Compass Program Helps Older HIV Patients Navigate Health Services

New Golden Compass Program Helps Older HIV Patients Navigate Health Services | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
Ward 86 at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center has launched Golden Compass, a new program to meet the health needs of the increasing population of HIV patients who are growing older.
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January 27, 2017 11:18 AM
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The Uncertain Future of HIV Treatment After the Affordable Care Act

The Uncertain Future of HIV Treatment After the Affordable Care Act | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

With early access to antiretroviral therapy, research suggests life expectancy for people who are HIV-positive is approaching parity with people that are HIV negative. Apart from the imminent healthcare shift, barriers like geographical location, cultural stigma and lack of information are preventing people receiving the testing and treatment they need. All over the country, nonprofits and community centers exist to do HIV awareness and counseling work where federally funded campaigns fail. Now, however, the burden may fall on them for prevention efforts.


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January 14, 2017 7:00 AM
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Bargain rates for PrEP cited for plunging HIV cases

Bargain rates for PrEP cited for plunging HIV cases | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Gay men who defied medical advice seem to have changed the course of the HIV epidemic in the UK for the better, New Scientist reports. Four London sexual health clinics saw dramatic falls in new HIV infections among gay men of around 40 percent last year, compared with 2015, new figures show.

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