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Officials Fear Ebola is on AIDS Path

AIDS | By Mike Stobbe | Saturday Oct 18, 2014
Comparisons between the Ebola and AIDS have surfaced in the last few months as the Ebola outbreak escalated.

HRC Promotes Use of Truvada for PrEP

AIDS | By David Crary | Oct 18
The largest U.S. gay-rights organization Saturday endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection and called on insurers to provide more generous coverage of the drug.

LA AIDS Walk Reaches 30th Anniversary

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 10
October 12 marks the 30th anniversary of AIDS Walk Los Angeles, the nation's oldest annual HIV/AIDS fundraiser.

Art Hearts Fashion Descends on LA Fashion Week

AIDS | By EDGE | Oct 10
With LA Fashion Week underway, Art Hearts Fashion gathers the best designers while also partnering with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation

CDC Unleashes New Campaign For HIV Treatment

AIDS | By Sasha Razumikhin | Oct 8
You can live well with HIV. That's the centerpiece behind a new federal campaign aimed at getting people living with HIV to get moving. The Centers for Disease Control is calling its new campaign the "first of its kind."

Turning 60, Activist Cleve Jones Looks Back (and Ahead)

AIDS | By BeBe Sweetbriar | Oct 8
Cleve Jones worked with Harvey Milk in the '70s; was an AIDS activist in the '80s; started the AIDS Quilt & made it grow in the '90s; & continues to fight for LGBT equality. EDGE spoke to Jones as he prepares to celebrate his 60th birthday.

Scientists Say Kinshasha is Birthplace of HIV Pandemic

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 6
A new study in Science magazine traces the origins of the current HIV pandemic to 1920s Kinshasha, in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Group Drafts Agenda for AIDS Survivors

AIDS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Oct 4
A San Francisco-based group is putting forth an agenda for long-term survivors of the AIDS epidemic it hopes will gain traction among local and national leaders.

Nation's Largest HIV/AIDS Conference Comes to San Diego

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 3
The United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) will make San Diego its home through October 5.

Best in Drag Show Raises Funds for AID For AIDS

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 2
The Best in Drag Show, the outrageous and long-running annual fundraiser, will be held on October 5 at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, raising funds for Aid for AIDS.

HIV Orgs Challenge Insurer Restrictions to HCV Treatment

AIDS | By EDGE | Oct 1
The American Academy of HIV Medicine and the HIV Medicine Association are challenging new health plan cost control policies barring many qualified HIV care providers from prescribing meds that treat hepatitis C.