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Eating Disorder Treatments Must Consider Social, Cultural Implications 
Cedars-Sinai Transgender Program Offers Surgery and Other Comprehensive Services
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Cedars-Sinai Transgender Program Offers Surgery and Other Comprehensive Services

Eating Disorder Treatments Must Consider Social, Cultural Implications 

Transgender folks get comprehensive medical services from Cedars-Sinai, including gender-affirming and plastic surgeries, hormone management and mental health counseling.

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ABIVAX to Present Report Called 'HIV Persistence During Therapy'

ABIVAX to Present Report Called 'HIV Persistence During Therapy'

| Dec 14
ABIVAX will be presenting at the 8th International Conference on "HIV Persistence During Therapy". The conference will take place December 12-15 at the Marriott Biscayne Bay Resort in Miami, FL.

Salma Hayek Pinault is Global Patron of mothers2mothers

Salma Hayek Pinault is Global Patron of mothers2mothers

| Dec 12
Salma Hayek Pinault celebrates m2m Mentor Mothers: the fearless, HIV-positive women working across eight African nations to stop mothers passing HIV onto their children, fight stigma, and ensure that all families thrive, not just survive.

Australia's Provocative Poster Campaign Promotes PrEP

Australia's Provocative Poster Campaign Promotes PrEP

| Dec 11
Australians are spreading the word about PrEP through a clever, sexy poster campaign that launched last week.

Philanthropic Funding for HIV/AIDS Reached Highest Level to Date in 2016

Philanthropic Funding for HIV/AIDS Reached Highest Level to Date in 2016

| Dec 11
Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) released its 15th annual Philanthropic Support to Address HIV/AIDS report, showing that HIV/AIDS philanthropic disbursements increased 2% in 2016.

Fenway Health Pilot Program Aims to Reduce ER & Hospital Use

Fenway Health Pilot Program Aims to Reduce ER & Hospital Use

| Dec 8
Fenway Health is launching a new pilot program to decrease avoidable Emergency Room visits and hospitalizations for treatment of behavioral health and substance use disorder by patients who are transgender.

Arkansas Begins Blood Tests After HIV-Positive Boxer Fights

Arkansas Begins Blood Tests After HIV-Positive Boxer Fights

| Dec 8
The Arkansas Athletic Commission will test fighters for communicable diseases after learning a boxer with the virus that causes AIDS fought in the state last month.

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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.
» Read the strategy
» Support the Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy


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.
» Help change this policy