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Fla. Gov. Scott Rejects Medicaid Expansion; HIV Patients at Risk

AIDS | By John McDonald | May 7
State Senator Dwight Bullard (D-Cutler Bay) said Florida Governor Rick Scott should have accepted the U.S. government's Medicaid expansion program in order to care for the needs of an estimated 800,000 low income Floridians.

STAGE Goes 'To Broadway, From Hollywood With Love' for APLA

AIDS | By EDGE | May 4
This year's Southland Theater Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) raises the curtain on May 9 with a star-studded cast at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, raising funds for AIDS Project Los Angeles.

Pam Grier and Mondo Guerra Host Subaru's Dining Out for Life

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
On April 30, you can help fight AIDS, just by eating your vegetables. That's when more than 3,000 restaurants across the U.S. will participate in the 25th Annual Dining Out For Life.

Young Activist Forms AIDS Campaign

NATIONAL | By John McDonald | Apr 11
"My biggest thing is fighting back against stigma," said Darr. "So many people are lacking knowledge about HIV and let's face it, sex education in schools is controversial."

AIDS United AmeriCorps Respond to HIV Outbreak in Indiana

AIDS | By EDGE | Apr 8
AIDS United AmeriCorps members are responding to the recent HIV outbreak in Southeastern Indiana by providing HIV testing and other key services in partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health.

HIV Still a Huge Issue for Women, Says Dr. Susan Blumenthal

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 6
Dr. Susan Blumenthal says that we need to do better to address HIV infections among women, here in the U.S. and around the world.

Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 30
People undergoing treatment for HIV-1 are at increased risk for earlier onset of age-related illnesses such as some cancers, renal and kidney disease, frailty, osteoporosis and neurocognitive disease.

FL Insurance Commissioner Improves Nationwide Access to HIV Drugs

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty announced this week that Aetna, Inc. and Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. are revising plans to include HIV drugs at a lower cost.

APLA Health & Wellness COO Vallerie Wagner Receives Advocate Award

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 24
APLA Health & Wellness Chief Operating Officer Vallerie Wagner will receive the Advocate Award from the Better Brothers LA and the DIVA Foundation.

Cellular Scissors Chop Up HIV Virus

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 18
Salk scientists have gotten one step closer to creating such a drug that could prevent HIV infection, treat patients who have already contracted HIV, and even remove all the dormant copies of the virus from those with the more advanced disease.

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