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FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

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Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their pro...

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Shining a Light on Hepatitis and HIV

Shining a Light on Hepatitis and HIV

| May 25
Approximately 25 percent of people living with HIV in the U.S. are co-infected.

South Sudan's Quiet Victims of War: With HIV, Without Help

South Sudan's Quiet Victims of War: With HIV, Without Help

| By Sam Mednick | May 24
Tracing his fingers over his bald head, the 11-year-old boy shifts uncomfortably in his chair. "I'm scared," James Seferino says. "All I know is that if I don't take my pills I'll die."

Watch: Bill Gates Says Trump Asked Him the Difference Between HIV and HPV...Twice

Watch: Bill Gates Says Trump Asked Him the Difference Between HIV and HPV...Twice

| May 18
During a recent "Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation" meeting, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates said that President Donald Trump asked him twice the difference between HIV and HVP during their March 2017 meetings.

FDA Names Drugmakers Accused of Blocking Cheaper Generics

FDA Names Drugmakers Accused of Blocking Cheaper Generics

| By Linda A. Johnson | May 18
U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions.

PEPFAR Reaches 14 Million People With HIV Treatment

PEPFAR Reaches 14 Million People With HIV Treatment

| May 17
New results released show that the program now supports over 14 million men, women, and children on HIV treatment - more than twice as many as only four and a half years ago.

Lawsuit Claims Man Suspected in Sex Trafficking Ring has HIV

Lawsuit Claims Man Suspected in Sex Trafficking Ring has HIV

| May 17
A Connecticut businessman charged in a sex trafficking ring is facing a lawsuit from alleged victims who say he knowingly engaged in unprotected sex for more than 40 years while infected with HIV.

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
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Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
» Call upon Congress to lift the ban on abstinence-only programs


MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
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