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AIDS.gov: We Are Changing Our Name to 'HIV.gov'

"We want our program to reflect today's science, as well as the terms most of our visitors use to tell their stories about HIV or to search for information about HIV and AIDS on our website," Miguel Gomez writes.

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35th Anniversary of AIDS: Federal Leaders Reflect (Video)

In advance of the 35th anniversary on June 5 of the first reported cases of what would become known as AIDS in the United States, AIDS.gov sat down with federal leaders in the response to HIV/AIDS to hear their reflections on this milestone.

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Avatars -- Reaching Gay Men

In the past we have highlighted the work of our colleagues who are using virtual tools to reach their target audience. This month, LGBTQ pride month, the San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF) launched a new campaign that incorporates the use of avatar...

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Using Video to Tell Your Story: Reflections on 30 Years of AIDS and the One-Year Anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

More than half of all internet users have watched and downloaded online videos according to the The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. And over the past few weeks, we've shared videos about the importance of HIV testing and the p...

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One Year: The Affordable Care Act -- A Blog Entry From Positive Policy

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog.

A year ago this week, President Obama signed the landmark Affordable Care Act into law. In just one year, the Affordable Care Act has already given Americans more freedom and control over their h...

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The 12 Cities Project: A Blog Entry From Positive Policy

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog.

An important component of the HHS National HIV/AIDS Strategy Operational Plan is what is known as "the 12 Cities Project." The HHS-wide project supports and accelerates comprehensive HIV/AIDS pla...

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World AIDS Day

Tomorrow Is World AIDS Day

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog.

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Substance Use

Assistant Secretary Dr. Howard Koh Highlights Drug Prevention Month

Last month, Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, spoke with R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), about drug prevention during the observance of Prevention Month. You can watch their discussion...

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The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS Policy on Bullying and Teen Suicide: A Blog Entry by Miguel Gomez

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog.

We recently wrote a post about the very serious problem of bullying and teen suicide. Children or adolescents who are, or are perceived to be, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) are at...