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APLA Health & Wellness COO Vallerie Wagner Receives Advocate Award

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 24
APLA Health & Wellness Chief Operating Officer Vallerie Wagner will receive the Advocate Award from the Better Brothers LA and the DIVA Foundation.

GMHC Honors Larry Kramer At Annual Spring Gala

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 19
Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) will host its annual Spring Gala on Monday, March 23 at Cipriani 42nd Street and plans to honor Larry Kramer.

Cellular Scissors Chop Up HIV Virus

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 18
Salk scientists have gotten one step closer to creating such a drug that could prevent HIV infection, treat patients who have already contracted HIV, and even remove all the dormant copies of the virus from those with the more advanced disease.

Life Group LA named a Beneficiary of 2014 Macy's Glam Pass

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 16
Life Group LA is proud to be chosen by the local Macy's stores as a beneficiary of the Macy's Glam Pass, Macy's Inc. annual cause marking campaign benefiting the Macy's Passport Fund.

amfAR Holds Inaugural Gala in Hong Kong

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 11
On March 14, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will hold its inaugural fundraising gala in Hong Kong's Shaw Studios.

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

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 10
Tuesday, March 10, will mark the 10th observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). Like last year, the theme of 2015 NWGHAAD is: "Share Knowledge. Take Action."

Cuomo Task Force Pushes Him On AIDS Goal

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 9
A task force set up by Governor Andrew Cuomo to recommend ways the state can eliminate AIDS as an epidemic in New York within five years is hoping it can convince the governor and the Legislature to go even further.

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.

9 of 10 New HIV Infections Could Be Averted Via Care

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 3
A new CDC study shows that 9 in 10 new HIV infections in the United States could be averted by diagnosing people living with HIV and ensuring they receive prompt, ongoing care and treatment.

IPERGAY PrEP Study Reduces HIV Risk By 86 Percent in MSM

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 2
Last week at CROI, researchers showed that the IPERGAY trial, which evaluated a three-day PrEP regimen for MSM before and after sex, reduced HIV risk by an average of 86 percent.

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