Top HIV/AIDS Stories of 2013

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  • Baby “Cured” of HIV
  • Obamacare Provides More Care to HIV-Positive People
  • HIV Vaccine Successful in Clinical Trial
  • HIV Criminalization
  • Porn Stars Test HIV-Positive
  • Gender Violence and HIV
  • HIV Returns in Two Men Who Were “Cured”
  • The Epidemic Stories That Rocked the Headlines This Year
  • HIV Rates Down 21 Percent Among Black Women

Obamacare Provides More Care to HIV-Positive People

Only one in five of the 1.1 million people living with HIV/AIDS U.S. have private health care and 30 percent do not have any kind of health care at all. But thanks to Obamacare and the ban on pre-existing conditions, HIV-positive people cannot be denied insurance. However, a major downfall is what will happen to HIV positive folks who qualify for Medicaid, but their state won’t expand it

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