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Iowa Judge Rules Transgender Women Deserve Surgery Coverage
Science Says: What Makes Something Truly Addictive
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Science Says: What Makes Something Truly Addictive

Iowa Judge Rules Transgender Women Deserve Surgery Coverage

By Lindsey Tanner |
Now that the world's leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next?

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Man Awarded $18.4 Million in Lawsuit Over Canceled HIV Test

Man Awarded $18.4 Million in Lawsuit Over Canceled HIV Test

| Jun 20
A federal jury has awarded $18.4 million in damages to a man who said in a lawsuit that two doctors failed to test him for HIV, which allowed the virus to progress to AIDS.

New Study Ties PrEP to Significant Drop in Condom Use

New Study Ties PrEP to Significant Drop in Condom Use

| Jun 18
This latest PrEP study found that the percentage of men on PrEP who had sex with a casual partner without a condom rose from one percent to sixteen percent.

Walgreens to Offer Free HIV Testing on 6/27

Walgreens to Offer Free HIV Testing on 6/27

| Jun 17
Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS will offer free HIV testing and information on National HIV Testing Day, June 27.

June Observerances Highlight HIV Impact on Men

June Observerances Highlight HIV Impact on Men

| Jun 16
Two June observances call attention to the well-being of men in our nation.

New Study Ties PrEP to Drop in Condom Use

New Study Ties PrEP to Drop in Condom Use

| Jun 15
A new study of gay and bisexual men taking PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV acquisition published in the Lancet HIV Journal last week confirms long-held concerns of public health advocates affiliated with AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

Patients Being Tested for HIV After Nurse Reused Syringes

Patients Being Tested for HIV After Nurse Reused Syringes

| Jun 13
A Cherokee Nation hospital in Oklahoma is testing more than 180 patients for HIV and hepatitis after allegations that a nurse reused syringes to administer medications.

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
» Support the Affordable Care Act


National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
» Read the strategy
» Support the Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy


Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
» Call upon Congress to lift the ban on abstinence-only programs


MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
» Help change this policy