In time for National HIV Testing Day, progress made on prevention

Jun 28, 2019
A new recommendation makes PrEP, a drug that helps prevent the spread of HIV, free for many more Americans
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The cost of preventing the spread of HIV? Upwards of $1,600 a month

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Feb 5, 2019
President Trump is expected to call for an end to HIV transmission by 2030. The drug known as PrEP may be key.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and AIDS patients march to protest budget cuts to AIDS services proposed by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on June 5, 2009 in Hollywood, California. 
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How the deaths of gay men became a commodity

Oct 15, 2018
A haunting money story from the AIDS epidemic that all started in the pages of gay men's lifestyle magazines.
A pile of 2018 issues of lifestyle magazines.
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How the deaths of gay men became a commodity

Oct 15, 2018
A haunting money story from the AIDS epidemic that all started in the pages of gay men's lifestyle magazines.
A pile of 2018 issues of lifestyle magazines.
Bennett Purser/Marketplace

The first HIV/AIDS drug was fast-tracked 30 years ago. Some lament that process.

Mar 20, 2017
It was 30 years ago this week that the Food and Drug Administration approved the first  treatment for HIV/AIDS, the drug AZT. At a time when the number of AIDS-related deaths was skyrocketing, AZT was rushed into the approval process.…

New trial for HIV/AIDS vaccine

Nov 30, 2016
The first large-scale trial in seven years.
A clinic official in Bangkok, Thailand displays a small bottle containing the AIDSVAX B/E vaccine back in 2002.  A new HIV/AIDS trial will be administered in South Africa today.
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Complaint alleges discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients

Sep 6, 2016
Large insurers discourage high-cost patients, lawsuit says.
A lawsuit filed by the Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation alleges that some insurers are refusing to cover high-priced medications for HIV/AIDS patients.
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