Because the Trump administration couldn’t finish 2017 without one final needlessly cruel act, the White House reportedly fired the remaining members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS this week.
A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics indicates that life expectancy in the U.S. is in decline for the second year in a row, especially where people aged 15-34 were concerned, in large part due to the staggering impact of the unchecked opioid epidemic. Of the 63,600 deaths in 2016 attributed to…
World AIDS Day, which takes place on Friday, was founded to raise awareness and remember those who lost their lives to the disease. But President Donald Trump’s statement on Thursday commemorating the day managed not to acknowledge one of the chief victims of the plague—the LGBTQ community—at all.
Georgia State Rep. Betty Price, wife of former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, ignited a social media firestorm over the weekend when a video of her suggesting people with HIV should be quarantined was published by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Forced to respond, Price defended her comments as…
I can’t roll my eyes hard enough over this one. Miss South Africa has sparked the ire of the internet after images emerged of her wearing gloves while visiting an orphanage for HIV-positive children in Johannesburg.
Citing a total “lack of understanding and concern” by President Donald Trump over HIV/AIDS public health policy, six people this week announced their resignations from the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS.