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Housing Works Joins National Day of Action for Syringe Exchange on March 21

From Harm Reduction Coalition: "No more federal dollars for syringe exchange: that was the message from Congress less than 3 months ago. The funding ban is back, and the timing couldn't be worse -- with tight state budgets, and signs that many painki...

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Housing

Housing Works East New York Community Health Center Re-Opens to Serve New York's Homeless

In a community suffering from the dual crises of homelessness and HIV, Housing Works is proud to celebrate the grand re-opening of the East New York Community Health Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the facility on April 4th at 10 a....

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HASA Officials' Testimony Contradicts Reality

NYC HRA officials testified at yesterday's City Council General Welfare Committee hearing on recent policy changes to HASA that new changes in HASA policies didn't harm clients. But there was plenty of testimony by providers and HASA clients that pro...

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Planned Parenthood HIV/STD Prevention Services Attacked in Tennessee

It was just a week ago that anti-abortion politics allegedly led the Susan G Komen Foundation to cut funding to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings. This week, Planned Parenthood in Tennessee is under attack, this time impacting the HIV/...

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Most in Mississippi With HIV Lack Treatment

Nearly two-thirds of people in Mississippi with HIV are without treatment, as reported by the Clarion Ledger in Jackson, MS. This news comes just one week after AIDS Issues reported on the threat to Health Department funding in Mississippi in the upc...

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Mississippi AIDS Activists Brace for Health Budget Slash

Mississippi AIDS activists are bracing for a $10 million cut proposed by the new state legislature that would take the State Department of Health budget to levels last seen in 1990.

"With Governor Bryant in office, we're in for hard times," says Luk...

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Underground Market for HIV Meds: The New "War on Drugs?"

Could the underground sales of HIV medications could become a new extension of the "War on Drugs?"

This week, three different news stories ran in NYC press about the underground market of HIV drugs being sold, mostly to reach shores outside of the U...

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Interview: HRSA Discusses Planned ADAP Study

Most AIDS activists have been watching in shock as the ADAP waiting list rolls yo-yo up and down, as more and more people with HIV are finding themselves with intermittent treatment, limited treatment options, or no treatment at all. This week I fou...

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Housing

Report: Most Doctors Think Patients' Health Tied to Social Needs

Most doctors agree with us: Housing works.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation just released the findings of a survey of 1000 primary care physicians and pediatricians. They found that 4 out of 5 doctors believe that a patients' social needs are jus...

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Cuomo's State of the State Short on Justice for Transgender New Yorkers

At yesterday's "State of the State" address, Governor Cuomo recalled his victories on social justice issues like the passage of marriage equality and the closing of several prisons in New York State last year. But while announcing his legislative pla...