Tainted: Why Gay Men Still Can't Donate Blood jacquelynmartin/AP

Tainted: Why Gay Men Still Can't Donate Blood

Especially with the country in great need of donation, science should speak louder than stigma in determining who can help.

No One Should Die From AIDS Reuters

No One Should Die From AIDS

How far we've come, and how far we have to go before an AIDS-free generation

Only Stronger U.S. Leadership Can End the AIDS Epidemic Reuters

Only Stronger U.S. Leadership Can End the AIDS Epidemic

Existing treatment and prevention techniques could prevent millions of new HIV infections and deaths from AIDS -- but only if Obama sustains funding.

Implications of the Drug That Can Prevent 90% of HIV Infections Lamarque/Reuters

Implications of the Drug That Can Prevent 90% of HIV Infections

Research in The New England Journal of Medicine has shown that Truvada has the ability to effectively prevent the spread of HIV infection. But will it?

This at-Home HIV Test Looks Simple, but Is It Accurate? John Gress/Reuters

This at-Home HIV Test Looks Simple, but Is It Accurate?

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration has approved over-the-counter HIV tests for consumer use. How effective are they, really?

Thanks, Walgreens: Free HIV/AIDS Tests Are Coming to a Pharmacy Near You Carlos Barria/Reuters

Thanks, Walgreens: Free HIV/AIDS Tests Are Coming to a Pharmacy Near You

The national drug retailer is teaming up with the CDC on a two-year pilot project.

Harlem's Hidden HIV Epidemic Don Small/Canaan Baptist Church

Harlem's Hidden HIV Epidemic

Although awareness of HIV is widespread in the New York neighborhood, translating knowledge about safe practices into action is a different story.

Study of the Day: Women's Use of Condoms Dwindles in College Shutterstock

Study of the Day: Women's Use of Condoms Dwindles in College

New research shows that undergraduates who binge drink or have lower grades are more likely to engage in unsafe sex freshman year.

Study of the Day: Older Women Need More Sex Education Too Shutterstock

Study of the Day: Older Women Need More Sex Education Too

Research shows women over 50 are concerned about STDs but feel uneasy discussing safe sex practices with their primary physicians.

Study of the Day: Saliva HIV Test as Accurate as Blood Screening Shutterstock

Study of the Day: Saliva HIV Test as Accurate as Blood Screening

New research suggests that oral HIV self-tests can serve as an effective preliminary method of diagnosis, much like home pregnancy tests.

The Story of an Influential AIDS Doctor Working in the Deep South Lawrence Hill Books

The Story of an Influential AIDS Doctor Working in the Deep South

After seeing patients with AIDS as an infectious disease specialist, Dr. Robert Ball Jr. went from conservative to white southern progressive.

Study of the Day: Antiretrovirals Radically Cut Risk of HIV Infection Reuters

Study of the Day: Antiretrovirals Radically Cut Risk of HIV Infection

The journal Science hails the trial that showed HIV drugs reduce the risk of transmission by 96 percent as the "breakthrough of the year."

Study of the Day: Drinking Alcohol Fuels the Desire for Unsafe Sex Shutterstock

Study of the Day: Drinking Alcohol Fuels the Desire for Unsafe Sex

New research shows that liquor consumption affects a person's intention to have unprotected sex, one of the leading causes of HIV infection

Community Groups Are Winning the Battle But Losing the AIDS War Shutterstock

Community Groups Are Winning the Battle But Losing the AIDS War

Community-based service organizations are saving the healthcare system billions of dollars, but they're still about to lose their funding

Before Occupy: How AIDS Activists Seized Control of the FDA in 1988 Associated Press

Before Occupy: How AIDS Activists Seized Control of the FDA in 1988

An activist recounts how ACT UP demonstrators used a mastery of media and medicine to push their careful agenda. Occupiers, take note.

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