Topics :: HIV

Fashion for a Cause at Getting to Zero Guild of ASF Orange County

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Aug 19, 2014
On August 21, Getting to Zero, the AIDS Services Foundation Orange County's newest guild, will hold its second fashion show in the Marc Pridmore Designs Studio.

Bloomingdale's Fashionable Fundraiser Helps amfAR Fund a Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 18, 2014
On August 20, Bloomingdale's will be hosting their semi-annual Fashionable Fundraiser to support amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and their mission to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for HIV/AIDS.

HIV Infections Rise, Thwart Brazil's AIDS Efforts

By Adriana Gomez Licon | Saturday Aug 9, 2014
Even as HIV infection rates have begun declining in many other places, cases have been slowly rising in Brazil - with the sharpest jump among youths 15 to 24.

St. Jude's HIV Clinic-Based Audio Project Empowers Patients

By EDGE | Friday Aug 8, 2014
The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital VOICES project uses contemporary technology to tap an ancient and powerful clinical tool -- the patient's own story -- as a way to empower and inspire patients.

Philly's Bebashi Holds Annual "Breast Fest"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 7, 2014
On August 13, Philadelphia's AIDS Service Organization Bebashi-Transition to Hope partners with Fox Chase Cancer Center to hold their Fifth Annual Breast Fest, a daylong event to promote breast health and overall wellness.

Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.

ACRIA and Amida Care Host "Dialogue for Life" with Douglas Brooks

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 4, 2014
On August 7-8 in New York City, ACRIA and Amida Care will co-host "Dialogue for Life" forums, led by Douglas Brooks, the newly appointed Director of The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).

Ryan White's Mother Visits D.C., Urges Congress to Maintain Commitment

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 30, 2014
On June 30, Jeanne White-Ginder -- the mother of Ryan White -- returned to D.C. to remind lawmakers of the continued importance of maintaining and fully funding the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

Bailey House CEO Receives Prestigious CHIP Award

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 30, 2014
On Wednesday, July 23, Bailey House CEO Gina Quattrochi received the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Executive Program Community Health Improvement Project (CHIP) Award.

CDC Says Docs Testing MSM for HIV, But Few Others

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis shows that while most primary care physicians offer regular, routine HIV testing to gay and bisexual men, only 1 in 5 provides routine screening for all patients.