Posts Tagged ‘HIV Testing’

Happy National HIV Testing Day!

Thursday, June 27th, 2013
HIV is not much of a party theme--however, considering all the ways you could score free testing this week, National HIV Testing Day is certainly cause for celebration. Knowing your status is vital to ensuring your health, and by offering free tests, organizations and government agencies...

Be sure to play it safe, mi amigos

Thursday, June 20th, 2013
In an effort to bring home the importance of HIV testing, a web campaign is looking to spread the word among members of the Latino community. Everyone in the whole country could use some more knowledge about how crucial it is to know your HIV status. However, some segments of the population...

HIV testing should become standard procedure during doctor visits, says task force

Monday, May 27th, 2013
For many individuals who are diagnosed with HIV, early detection is the key to treating the disease effectively and improving survival rates. The fight against HIV/AIDS has waxed and waned for decades, and while it is not the astronomical health threat it was in years past, health officials...

What’s new in HIV testing and prevention?

Monday, June 27th, 2011
by Lisa Oldson, MD, Medical Director There’s always something new in the world of HIV research...and in recognition of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, I’d like to tell you about a fascinating new study that was recently published about HIV screening for MSM (men who have sex with...