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Reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Racism as a Public Health Crisis

As we celebrate and reflect on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year, one of his famous quotes comes to mind: “Change does not roll…

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Transgender Awareness Week: Raising Visibility and Being Part of the Change

Though there have been recent gains in support for transgender Americans, including several welcome initiatives by the Biden-Harris administration, there has also been increased anti-LGBTQ…

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National Latinx HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: We Have the Tools to End the Epidemic

As of 2021, the HIV epidemic has been in existence for four decades. The theme of this year’s National Latinx HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (October 15),…

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National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: The Importance of PrEP in Ending the Epidemic

Recently, new HIV diagnoses fell to a historic low in New York City, based on statistics from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene….

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National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day: Keeping Up with a Thriving Population

More Americans living with HIV are living longer than ever, thanks to effective medical treatment. According to a report from the recent Conference on Retrovirus…

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National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Raising Awareness and Ending Stigma Together

Many Americans living with HIV have received crucial support from faith-based providers, including HIV testing, counseling, and linkage to health care, as well as necessities…

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Taking Action Against Viral Hepatitis: Testing and Treatment

Hepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Hepatitis C is spread when the blood from a person with the…

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Standing for Justice and Equity on Juneteenth: Be Part of the Change

 “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to…

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Celebrating Pride 2021 and Moving Forward Together

As we enter LGBTQ Pride Month 2021, we can look forward to uniting together in more celebrations. Thanks to vaccination efforts, New York City and…

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National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Anti-Discrimination Work is Also HIV Prevention

Wednesday, May 19, is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NAPIHAAD), an annual observance founded by the Banyan Tree Project. As we work…

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