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  1. The Affordable Care Act, The Supreme Court, and HIV: What are the Implications?, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2012)

    In light of the Supreme Court ruling in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services has limited authority to enforce the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Nevertheless, the ACA has the potential to signific ...

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  2. HIV and Viral Hepatitis Fact Sheet, Centers for Disease Control (March 2014)

    People with HIV are disproportionately affected by viral hepatitis, with about a 25% coinfection rate with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and a 10% coinfection rate with hepatitis B virus (HBV). This CDC HIV and Viral Hepatitis fact sheet provides an overview of ...

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  3. Michael Lotz v. Dr. Elderkin, et al., 2013 U.S. Dist. Lexis 159348 (U.S. District Court of the District of Connecticut Nov. 7, 2013)

    This judgment denies plaintiff Michael Lotz’s motions for a preliminary injunction requiring his correctional facility to provide him with certain pain medications to alleviate the symptoms of advanced HIV and other conditions. In July and August 2013, Lo ...

    admin - 5/16/2014 11:28am

  4. HIV and Tuberculosis- A Deadly Human Syndemic, Candice K. Kwan and Joel D. Ernst, Clinical Microbiology Reviews (2011)

    Of the 33.4 million people living with HIV in 2008, nearly a third were estimated to have latent or active tuberculosis (TB); of the 9.4 million cases of TB, an estimated 15% were coinfected with HIV. This journal article reviews the current knowledge of ...

    admin - 4/3/2014 3:53pm

  5. The HIV-Associated Tuberculosis Epidemic – When Will We Act?, Anthony D. Harries et al., The Lancet (2010)

    This journal article argues for a more aggressive approach to the HIV-associated tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, namely the implementation of the 3Is policy (intensified TB case finding, infection control, and isoniazid preventive therapy) combined with earli ...

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  6. WHO Policy on Collaborative TB HIV Activities – Guidelines for National Programmes and Other Stakeholders, World Health Organization (WHO) (2012)

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  7. Managing Drug Interactions in the Treatment of HIV-Related Tuberculosis, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) (2013)

    The World Health Organization estimates that 1.1 million of the 8.7 million people who developed incident tuberculosis (TB) in 2011 (13%) were also infected with HIV, making TB the most common serious opportunistic infection among people with HIV worldwid ...

    admin - 4/3/2014 3:57pm

  8. Church Attendance in Men Who Have Sex With Men Diagnosed With HIV Is Associated With Later Presentation for HIV Care, Nicholas Van Wagoner et al., Clinical Infectious Diseases (2013)

    This study finds that men who have sex with men (MSM) and who attend church are more likely to present with lower CD4+ T- lymphocyte counts (LC) when seeking initial treatment, than do MSM who do not attend church. The researchers hypothesized that among ...

    admin - 10/29/2019 3:54pm

  9. National HIV/AIDS Strategy, Improving Outcomes: Accelerating Progress Along the HIV Care Continuum, The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (2013)

    This report is the first set of recommendations and actions steps for federal agencies to help meet the goals set forth in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). This report primarily focuses on improving rates of HIV diagnosis and care; however, one reco ...

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  10. Patient Perspectives on the Experience of Being Newly Diagnosed with HIV in the Emergency Department/Urgent Care Clinic of a Public Hospital, Katerina A. Christopoulos et al., PLOS ONE (2013)

    This study is part of a larger HIV care study, and examines patient perceptions regarding their HIV diagnosis experience in the emergency department/urgent care setting of a public hospital in San Francisco. The authors interviewed twenty-four patients – ...

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