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National Latino AIDS Awareness Day: Save a life. It might be your own. Get tested for HIV by Health & Human Services Posted Fri 15 Oct 2010 10:30am Guest post by Melissa Faith Ramírez, Director, National Latino AIDS Awareness Day , Latino Commission on AIDS Today October 15th is both the last day of  Hispanic Heritage Month and  National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD). In 2003, NLAAD was established in response to the impact of HIV and AIDS on H ... Read on »
Record Number of Americans Tested for HIV by HealthFinder Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink Still, more than 200,000 don't know they're infected, CDC says. By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Record Number of Americans Tested for HIV by Medline Plus Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 2:00pm Still, more than 200,000 don't know they're infected, CDC says Tuesday, November 30, 2010 TUESDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- HIV testing in the United States is at a record high, but more than 200,000 Americans are infected and don't know it, a U.S. government report released Tuesday fi ... Read on »
Record 83 Million Adults Newly Tested for HIV in 2009 by MedNews Patient Expert Posted Tue 14 Dec 2010 3:08am The number of adults tested for HIV reached a record high in 2009, according to an analysis of national survey data released today in a CDC Vital Signs report. Last year 82.9 million adults between 18 and 64 r ... Read on »
LifeSaver/Ttest Products–Rapid Saliva Based Testing for HIV, Drugs, Alcohol and More–2 Seconds to Administer and 2 M by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 04 Jul 2012 4:08am By now you have probably read the news about the HIV test approved by the FDA and in case you missed it, you can read about it here.   The OraQuick Home-Use HIV stick now has the approval of the FDA.  It has been used in clinics for a while now and comes with some precise instructions on how to use the test.  Technology doesn’t stop for a minut ... Read on »
New USPSTF HIV Testing Recommendation Paves the Way for Increased Testing and Timely HIV Diagnosis in the U.S. by Health & Human Services Posted Fri 03 May 2013 9:00am By Ronald Valdiserri, M.D., M.P.H. , Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, and Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Ronald Valdiserri This week, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released a new Recommendation Statement on sc ... Read on »
Compulsory HIV Testing by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 14 Oct 2010 12:18pm No one can argue that HIV testing is a bad thing. Knowing one’s status allows a person to access treatment earlier, change risky behaviors, or rest assured that he/she is indeed HIV negative. With that said, why not make HIV testing mandatory for everyone? Hello, I am Katie Morris and this is The AIDS Pandemic, a podcast hosted by Dr. Dave Wessne ... Read on »
The National HIV/AIDS Strategy at the 2010 National Summit on HIV Diagnosis, Prevention, and Access to Care by Health & Human Services Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 7:32pm By Ron Valdiserri, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Ron Valdiserri, HHS The closing panel of the 2010 National Summit on HIV Diagnosis, Prevention, and Access to Care provided an in-depth discussion of the National HIV ... Read on »
Many False-Positive HIV Test Results for Those in AIDS Vaccine Trials by HealthFinder Posted Sun 18 Jul 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Almost half get the erroneous result, causing stigma and hampering trial enrollment, experts say. By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Many False-Positive HIV Test Results for Those in AIDS Vaccine Trials by Medline Plus Posted Mon 19 Jul 2010 3:00am Almost half get the erroneous result, causing stigma and hampering trial enrollment, experts say Monday, July 19, 2010 SUNDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- Almost half of HIV-negative people who participate in clinical trials for HIV vaccines end up testing positive on routine HIV tests -- even though t ... Read on »