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Campuses offer free HIV testing
Date: 2010-10-29 08:05:50
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said that HIV testing is one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of the disease. Nowhere is this more true than on college campuses, where individuals often engage in risky sexual behavior.... Full Story

Experts call for HIV prevention programs for minority groups
Date: 2010-10-27 16:38:32
In light of recent findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent, which show that minority groups are significantly more likely to contract HIV than whites, some health experts are calling for more targeted programs that offer HIV testing and education to these groups.... Full Story

Few veterans receive HIV testing
Date: 2010-10-26 16:08:54
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said that HIV testing is one of the most effective means for stopping the spread of the infection, and has recommended that all sexually active individuals be screened.... Full Story

Study seeks to extend HIV testing to prison inmates
Date: 2010-10-21 08:03:34
Prison inmates traditionally have significantly higher rates of HIV than non-incarcerated individuals. This becomes a larger problem upon their release, when they can then start spreading the infection throughout the general population.... Full Story

Federal grants help groups offer more HIV testing
Date: 2010-10-20 08:10:44
Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that HIV testing is among the most effective measures available to help slow the spread of the infection. In an effort to make screening more available, federal agencies recently distributed several grants to local HIV testing groups.... Full Story

Groups look to make HIV testing more available
Date: 2010-10-14 13:55:27
Seeking HIV testing is one of the most important things a person can do to stop the spread of the infection, according to officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).... Full Story

Study reveals the high cost of the HIV epidemic
Date: 2010-10-13 12:10:53
Unless more individuals voluntarily seek HIV testing, the cost of treating the disease could come close to $1 trillion over the course of the next 20 years, according to a new report from the Results for Development Institute.... Full Story

CDC report underscores importance of HIV testing
Date: 2010-10-12 10:46:10
There is a serious need for greater HIV testing among men who have sex with men, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).... Full Story

Events hope to change attitudes toward HIV testing
Date: 2010-10-07 16:30:56
Negative stigmas surround many sexually transmitted diseases, and these can interfere with an individual's desire to seek HIV testing. In order to encourage more people to seek screening, groups across the country are working to dispel the myths associated with testing.... Full Story

Experts call for more HIV testing
Date: 2010-10-05 16:29:04
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended in 2006 that every sexually active person over age 13 receive an HIV test. Four years later, health experts are reporting that very few physicians and patients are following these guidelines.... Full Story

Groups work to make HIV testing more available
Date: 2010-10-04 16:41:08
Many health experts say that making HIV testing a larger part of regular healthcare could be one of the most effective ways to slow the epidemic spread of the disease. However, some lawmakers and care providers have been hesitant to take the steps necessary to make this happen.... Full Story

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