Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Backs Routine HIV Testing

Tweet The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force formally published its recommendation for routine HIV testing for all individuals age 15 to 65 in the Annals of Internal Medicine this week. An editorial and patient materials are all available free to … Continue reading

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NAPWA Folds, Leaving $700K in Debt

Tweet The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) has closed down and it has filed for bankruptcy and liquidation. People familiar with NAPWA knew that more than $700,000 was unaccounted for or missing, according to media reports. NAPWA’s President … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Comes Early: Notes on Gil Scott-Heron and Black Health in America

Tweet I can’t give you the news the way poet Gil-Scott Heron would, but I can imagine some of the social realities that would move him to poetry and song. It’s a nasty time for blacks and African Americans in … Continue reading

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National Association of People With AIDS Condemns
New York Post’s Violation of HIV Status Privacy in #DSK Story

Tweet This morning, I received an email from Frank J. Oldham, Jr., President and CEO of the National Association of People With AIDS, attacking the New York Post for violating HIV status privacy of the maid, who accused former IMF … Continue reading

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