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START Study Supports Early HIV Treatment

NATIONAL | By Liz Highleyman | Jun 7
Long-awaited results from the START study, released ahead of schedule, show that people with HIV who start treatment early have a significantly lower risk of illness and death than those who wait.

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.

HIV Treatment, Cure Discussed at CROI

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Mar 7
A trio of experimental antiretroviral drugs and research toward a cure for HIV were among the more than 1,000 presentations at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle.

Kaiser Removes HIV Meds from 'Specialty' Tier; CA Bills Seek Drug Cost Curbs

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 28
Kaiser Permanente has stopped charging people more for HIV drugs and is offering refunds for the exorbitant copays some of its patients faced. The decision comes as two CA state lawmakers have introduced bills meant to address high drug prices.

Top HIV Stories of 2014

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 1
This was a banner year for HIV, with many inspiring stories about advances in rights for people living with HIV in prisons, health care and even in remembering their legacies.

Top HIV Breakthroughs of 2014

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 31
In 2014, "cure" was the buzzword, with doctors across the globe racing to build on the success of The Berlin Patient.

CDC's Vital Signs Report Shows Only 1/3 Have HIV Under Control

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 2
A new report published last week by the CDC reveals that just 30 percent of Americans with HIV had the virus under control in 2011, and approximately two-thirds of those whose virus was out of control had been diagnosed but were no longer in care.

On National HIV Latino Awareness Day, A Push for Care

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 15
October 15 is National HIV Latino Awareness Day, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention want to spread the word: not enough Latinos diagnosed with HIV are receiving the treatment and care they need.

CDC Unleashes New Campaign For HIV Treatment

AIDS | By Sasha Razumikhin | Oct 8
You can live well with HIV. That's the centerpiece behind a new federal campaign aimed at getting people living with HIV to get moving. The Centers for Disease Control is calling its new campaign the "first of its kind."

It's National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; Are You Being Treated?

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 27
September 27 is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and the CDC says that only half of gay and bisexual men diagnosed with HIV in the United States are receiving treatment for their infection.

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