, KHN's news blog, Shefali S. Kulkarni reports that "new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
show that while the overall number of people who are infected with HIV each year is relatively steady — approximately 50,000 new infections each year — there was a 48 percent increase in the number of young HIV-infected African American men from 2006 to 2009." Also on the blog: Making Medicaid
as easy as a Netflix membership... Check out that blog
This is part of Kaiser Health News' Daily Report - a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. The full summary of the day's news can be found here and you can sign up for e-mail subscriptions to the Daily Report here. In addition, our staff of reporters and correspondents file original stories each day, which you can find on our home page.