‘HIV/AIDS’ Archives

Posted on 05/10/2012 at 1:58 pm

Let’s Make Mother’s Day Meaningful

In the 1980s and even into the 1990s, it was hard to imagine that women living with HIV/AIDS would live long enough to see their children grow up. Dreams of getting pregnant and raising a family were dashed. Then scientists started looking into mother-to-child HIV transmission. The news was good – an HIV+ woman could [...]

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Posted on 04/18/2012 at 8:23 am

Shedding New Light on HIV Prevention

Refocusing the National Discussion on HIV/AIDS Written By Gina Quattrochi CEO, Bailey House Member of Steering Committee, “30 for 30″ Board Member, NAHC Two weeks ago President Obama issued a resolution establishing the first federal agency “Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women and Girls, and Gender and Health Disparities”. The Administration’s [...]

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Posted on 12/24/2009 at 7:58 am

A Bailey House Carol

An aging Scrooge is a bitter man.  He received his diagnosis of HIV many years ago, but because of his wealth, he has been stably housed and taking HHART.  His vast resources and social status have helped him maintain his health. The fate of Bob Crachit and his family is much different.  Bob, his wife, [...]

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Posted on 08/28/2009 at 7:08 am

No Swiping Necessary

These days it seems that we swipe our way in and out of life on a daily basis … the subway, our ATM card ….. It’s endless.  For people on Medicaid, it’s even more insidious because a “negative” swipe can mean the denial of a benefit or service and at the very least, hours of [...]

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Posted on 08/07/2009 at 8:00 am

Senator Tom Duane Speaks Out for People Living with HIV/AIDS

I first met Tom Duane in 1993 when he opened his district office in Chelsea on the same floor as our headquarters at 275 7th Avenue. That was in the “early days” when AIDS was still considered a death sentence and even our landlord put us and Tom and later APICA all on the same [...]

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