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Immediate Start of ART for HIV May Impact 10-Year Risk for Cancer

Deferral of antiretroviral therapy may lead to small increase in risk for AIDS-defining cancer

Pooled Analysis Shows Men Have Higher Mortality Than Women

Effect size varies across countries; smoking and cardiovascular disease substantially attenuate effect size

One in Five Health Care Workers Reports Mental Health Conditions

Review shows high prevalence of depression, anxiety, and PTSD during the COVID-19 pandemic

Good Response Seen With HealthCare.gov Reopening

CMS figures show more than 206,000 people signed up for coverage from Feb. 15 to 28

Cocaine Use, HIV Affect Coronary Plaque Morphology

Cocaine use significantly linked to 23.7 percent of radiomic features identified in plaque; HIV infection linked to 1.3 percent

Among Blacks, Late-Stage HIV Diagnosis Varies by Rurality

Across rural, urban, metropolitan areas, linkage to care within one month of diagnosis was similar but below targets

Decrease Seen in U.S. Life Expectancy in First Half of 2020

Life expectancy decreased by 1.0 year in first half of 2020 from 2019, with decreases of 1.2 and 0.9 years for males and females, respectively

Factors Other Than Workplace Tied to COVID-19 Positivity in HCWs

Demographic, community factors show stronger influence than workplace exposure on COVID-19 risk in health care workers

Fauci Given $1 Million Award for ‘Defending Science’

The prize from the Dan David Foundation in Israel was announced Monday

Many Health Care Workers Report Vaccine Hesitancy

However, data are from survey conducted prior to U.S. emergency use authorization of any vaccines