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"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 18, 2014
On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians’ Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective.

Key Findings on HIV from the 2014 CROI

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
HIV researchers from across the globe came together in Boston last week from March 3-6 for the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Here are some key findings.

March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 10, 2014
March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the time to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves and their partners from HIV.

amfAR Gives $2.15M in Grants to "Countdown for a Cure"

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
As part of their new research initiative Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS, which aims to find a cure for HIV by 2020, amfAR announced their inaugural round of research grants -- the largest sum ever disbursed by amfAR.

Center for Black Equity to Study HIV in Black MSM

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Feb 15, 2014
The Center for Black Equityand the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health are partnering on a new research project to study reasons for increased risk of HIV infection among African-American men who have sex with men.

Hartford Hosts "HIV Equal," Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
On February 15, the popular social media campaign HIV Equal joins Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective in a testing event and photo shoot open to the local community.

ASOs Observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Feb 7, 2014
Across the United States, AIDS Service Organizations are commemorating Feb. 7 as National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

amfAR Launches Hep C Study in Asia

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
In an effort to implement care for those suffering from Hepatitis C in Asia, amfAR is conducting a study on how to implement care in a resource-limited setting.

HIV Back in "Cured" Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Dec 13, 2013
Two patients who were presumably cured of HIV and cancer after bone-marrow transplants discovered that their HIV recently returned.

CDC Concerned About Resurgence of HIV Among Young MSM

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Nov 23, 2013
On November 21, leaders in the fields of HIV and young gay and bisexual men came together for the CDC’s webcast, "Combatting a Resurgence of HIV Among Young Men."