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CDC Says Docs Testing MSM for HIV, But Few Others

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis shows that while most primary care physicians offer regular, routine HIV testing to gay and bisexual men, only 1 in 5 provides routine screening for all patients.

Only 1 in 5 Sexually Active Students Tested for HIV, Says CDC

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 24, 2014
A new comprehensive analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that only 1 in 5 sexually experienced U.S. students has ever been tested for HIV.

Bryan Fischer is Sick and Tired of You Bullying Him

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer is floored over the CDC's latest survey, that finds just under 2% of the U.S. is gay, lesbian or bi, and said he is sick and tired of "tiny little minority" of belligerent bullies.

CDC: Only 3% of US Population is Gay

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says that less than 3 percent of the U.S. population identifies as gay, lesbian or bisexual, according to their National Health Interview Survey.

ACT UP Protests CDC to Curb Transmission of HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jun 13, 2014
On June 9, ACT UP met with the CDC to deliver their "Atlanta Principles," a new manifesto to curb HIV transmissions and new infections.

New CDC Campaign Gets People Talking About HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 21, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today launched Start Talking. Stop HIV., a new national communication campaign encouraging gay and bisexual men to talk openly about HIV.

CDC Releases New Guidelines for PrEP

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 14, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released new clinical guidelines on the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention.

LA Faces Deadly Meningitis Spike Among MSM

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
If you’re an MSM living in Los Angeles or surrounding areas, you may want to get vaccinated for meningitis -- especially if you are living with HIV.

Key Findings on HIV from the 2014 CROI

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
HIV researchers from across the globe came together in Boston last week from March 3-6 for the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Here are some key findings.

California Senator Seeks Review of Paralysis Cases

By Kevin Freking | Friday Feb 28, 2014
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.