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HIV Orgs Challenge Insurer Restrictions to HCV Treatment

By EDGE | Wednesday Oct 1, 2014
The American Academy of HIV Medicine and the HIV Medicine Association are challenging new health plan cost control policies barring many qualified HIV care providers from prescribing meds that treat hepatitis C.

"Evel" Dick Donato

'Big Brother' Winner Reveals He is HIV Positive

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 1
Dick Donato, the winner of "Big Brother 8," returned to play the reality show in 2011, but mysteriously left early on, never revealing why he departed...until now. The reality TV villain says he's been living with HIV for three years.

Dancers Responding to AIDS Take Festival to Hudson Valley

AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 30
"Hudson Valley Dance Festival," a stunning display of world-class dance, will return to the Historic Catskill Point in Catskill, NY, for its second edition on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

Linda Eder

Eder Brings Diverse Repertoire to 'Bucks County Cabaret'

AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 30
Celebrated singer Linda Eder will bring her diverse repertoire of Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz to this year's "Bucks County Cabaret," a one‐night‐only concert produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

More HIV-positive men need to be on treatment, says the CDC

It's National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; Are You Being Treated?

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 27
September 27 is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and the CDC says that only half of gay and bisexual men diagnosed with HIV in the United States are receiving treatment for their infection.

Cleve Jones

Aging With HIV

AIDS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 27
As highlighted by last week's seventh annual National HIV and Aging Awareness Day, observed on September 18, the country's aging HIV population is a growing concern.

No turning back when it comes to raising funds for HIV/AIDS

Jack Mackenroth Raises $47,455 at BRAKING AIDS Ride

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 26
HIV activist Jack Mackenroth started the summer vowing to raise $50,000 in the BRAKING AIDS Ride, a 285 mile bike ride from Boston to New York City benefitting Housing Works.

AIDS Walk San Diego Turns 25

AIDS | By Lisa Lipsey | Sep 26
Grab your Lycra, that cape and your running shoes, because this year AIDS Walk San Diego has added a "Heroes and Villains"-themed 5k fun run.

Register Now for the CONNECTED Boston 2014 Summit

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 24
On Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Whittier Street Health Center, the MAC will convening The CONNECTED Boston 2014 summit.

HIV Equal Event Held at University of New Haven on Sept. 25

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 23
On Thursday, September 25, the popular social media and photographic testing and anti-stigma initiative, "HIV Equal," which was founded by Norwalk-based World Health Clinicians (WHC), is headed to the University of New Haven.

The event raised &782,849 for The Center

20th Annual Cycle for the Cause Raises Nearly $800,000

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 23
Cycle for the Cause: The Northeast AIDS Ride was held from September 19-21, with riders starting in Boston and pedaling roughly 275 miles to New York City. The event raised $782,849 for Center programs.