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Republicans’ Attempts to Achieve Legislative Repeal of Affordable Care Act May Affect Treatment For People Living With HIV

Republicans’ Attempts to Achieve Legislative Repeal of Affordable Care Act May Affect Treatment For People Living With HIV

In the early morning hours of Thursday, January 12, 2017, Senate Republicans voted the majority, 51-48, to take the first steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

By: Stephen Lucin

Republicans’ Attempts to Achieve Legislative Repeal of Affordable Care Act May Affect Treatment For People Living With HIV

By: Stephen Lucin
January 12th
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January 12th
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Republicans’ Attempts to Achieve Legislative Repeal of Affordable Care Act May Affect Treatment For People Living With HIV

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Seen As Answer To Reduced HIV Infections Globally

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Seen As Answer To Reduced HIV Infections Globally

Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) is a cost-effective, one-time intervention that has been shown to provide lifelong partial protection against HIV.

By: Alex Kopel

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Seen As Answer To Reduced HIV Infections Globally

By: Alex Kopel
January 11th
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January 11th
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Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Seen As Answer To Reduced HIV Infections Globally

8 New Year’s Resolutions For People Living With HIV

8 New Year’s Resolutions For People Living With HIV

Rather than thinking of the following tips as resolutions, we can instead think of these 8 ideas as small steps to achieving a healthier lifestyle.

By: Alex Kopel

8 New Year’s Resolutions For People Living With HIV

By: Alex Kopel
January 9th
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January 9th
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8 New Year’s Resolutions For People Living With HIV

'F*ck W/Out Fear' is New LA LGBT Center Campaign to Reduce HIV Infection, Promote PrEP

'F*ck W/Out Fear' is New LA LGBT Center Campaign to Reduce HIV Infection, Promote PrEP

'F*ck w/out Fear' is the message of a new campaign by the Los Angeles LGBT Center to raise awareness for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a safe and effective tool to prevent HIV.

By: HIV Equal

'F*ck W/Out Fear' is New LA LGBT Center Campaign to Reduce HIV Infection, Promote PrEP

By: HIV Equal
January 6th
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January 6th
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'F*ck W/Out Fear' is New LA LGBT Center Campaign to Reduce HIV Infection, Promote PrEP

New Study Suggests Four Days of ARV Treatment Equal to Seven

New Study Suggests Four Days of ARV Treatment Equal to Seven

A four-day-on, three-day-off routine could help relieve the burden of having to remember to take a pill daily as well as relieve HIV treatment costs.

By: Alex Kopel

New Study Suggests Four Days of ARV Treatment Equal to Seven

By: Alex Kopel
January 5th
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January 5th
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New Study Suggests Four Days of ARV Treatment Equal to Seven

Opinion: Michael Johnson, HIV Criminalization and Owning YOUR Sexual Responsibility

Opinion: Michael Johnson, HIV Criminalization and Owning YOUR Sexual Responsibility

This verdict served as a reminder of how far we've come and how much we need to fight to live in a world where being HIV-positive is not a crime.

By: George M. Johnson

Opinion: Michael Johnson, HIV Criminalization and Owning YOUR Sexual Responsibility

By: George M. Johnson
December 22nd
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December 22nd
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Opinion: Michael Johnson, HIV Criminalization and Owning YOUR Sexual Responsibility

STUDY: Obstacles For Gay and Bisexual Men In Obtaining PrEP

STUDY: Obstacles For Gay and Bisexual Men In Obtaining PrEP

According to a new study, the complexities of the multistep process to acquire Truvada as PrEP often causes men to abandon taking the drug altogether.

By: Alex Kopel

STUDY: Obstacles For Gay and Bisexual Men In Obtaining PrEP

By: Alex Kopel
December 21st
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December 21st
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STUDY: Obstacles For Gay and Bisexual Men In Obtaining PrEP

HIV Drug Resistance Becomes Concern As Patients Fall Out of Care

HIV Drug Resistance Becomes Concern As Patients Fall Out of Care

More HIV-positive people are beginning ART, but scientists are detecting a worrisome new trend: The rise of drug-resistant HIV strains.

By: Alex Kopel

HIV Drug Resistance Becomes Concern As Patients Fall Out of Care

By: Alex Kopel
December 16th
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December 16th
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HIV Drug Resistance Becomes Concern As Patients Fall Out of Care

Recent Study Examines PrEP Attitudes and Perceptions Among Gay Men

Recent Study Examines PrEP Attitudes and Perceptions Among Gay Men

Even though PrEP has been shown to prevent HIV by more than 90 percent, many men are still declining the option to take the medication.

By: Alex Kopel

Recent Study Examines PrEP Attitudes and Perceptions Among Gay Men

By: Alex Kopel
December 13th
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Recent Study Examines PrEP Attitudes and Perceptions Among Gay Men

Birmingham Symposium Brings HIV Scientists, Advocates Together to Prioritize Women’s Health

Birmingham Symposium Brings HIV Scientists, Advocates Together to Prioritize Women’s Health

"Women are a neglected community...,” said Dr. Micheal Saag. “When you say 'HIV' to the average person on the street, they think, 'Oh, gay men.'"

By: Alex Kopel

Birmingham Symposium Brings HIV Scientists, Advocates Together to Prioritize Women’s Health

By: Alex Kopel
December 12th
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December 12th
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Birmingham Symposium Brings HIV Scientists, Advocates Together to Prioritize Women’s Health