Iris House's Keep It 100 Campaign Uses Smartphone App to Prevent HIV/AIDS

The bus-shelter installations are difficult to miss--colorful, eye-catching advertisements headlined Love Your Life, Keep It 100 that feature young Black male models and scannable "quick response" (QR) codes that instantly direct smartphone users to an HIV-prevention website. Posters and palm cards bearing the same catchy images and phrase carry the message into barbershops, hair salons, schools and elsewhere throughout New York City's Harlem and South Bronx neighborhoods.


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New York City's Iris House has launched a groundbreaking HIV-prevention campaign—the first in the nation targeting heterosexual Black men, as well as gay and bisexual men. Rod McCullom reports.


HSV-2 Prevalence 3 Times Higher With Versus Without HIV In USA

Prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) was 3 times higher in a US cohort of HIV-positive adults than in the general US population. HSV-2 risk was independently associated with female gender, black race, and older age.


Register Now: The Graying of HIV/AIDS Webinar

The Administration on Aging (AoA) will host a free webinar “The Graying of HIV/AIDS: Community Resources for the Aging Services Network” on Wednesday January 25th from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern. Register here.

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