Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

FDA Approves First Over-the-Counter Home Use HIV Test Kit

FDA Approves First Over-the-Counter Home Use HIV Test Kit
OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, the first over-the-counter, self-administered HIV test kit to detect the presence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and type 2 (HIV-2). ...
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Official Remarks by President Obama on the Passage of the Affordable Care Act

Official Remarks by President Obama on the Passage of the Affordable Care Act
In a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, introduced by President Obama in 2010. The law will take full effect in 2014. ...
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Gay City Health Project Offers Expanded Hours to the Entire Community on National HIV Testing Day

Gay City Health Project Offers Expanded Hours to the Entire Community on National HIV Testing Day
This unique initiative sends the message, “Take the Test, Take Control,” to those at risk from HIV from those already living with HIV. ...
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HIV-Positive Man Who Had Sex with Another Man Using a Condom Appeals Conviction in Iowa Supreme Court

HIV-Positive Man Who Had Sex with Another Man Using a Condom Appeals Conviction in Iowa Supreme Court
Rhoades was sentenced to 25 years in prison and lifetime registration as a sex offender after having a one-time sexual encounter. ...
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HIV Discrimination Settlements Reached in Sacramento and Knoxville

HIV Discrimination Settlements Reached in Sacramento and Knoxville
The Justice Department announced that it has reached two settlements today resolving claims that health care providers refused to serve people with HIV in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). ...
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National LGBT Cancer Network Expands LGBT Directory to Cover 330 Additional Facilities

National LGBT Cancer Network Expands LGBT Directory to Cover 330 Additional Facilities
The National LGBT Cancer Network, the first program in the country to address the needs of all lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people with cancer and those at risk, has further expanded its officially approved directory of LGBT-friendly cancer screening facilities to cover 330 additional facilities. ...
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Gay City Health Project Awarded $390,000 HIV Testing Grant

Gay City Health Project Awarded $390,000 HIV Testing Grant
The grant will allow Gay City to continue offering fee, anonymous or confidential HIV screenings to gay, bi and trans men. ...
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