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What It Feels Like for a Mom
By Mark S. King
September 13, 2016

My mother, Anne King, turns 90 this month. This story is my tribute.

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Be a Hero -- Send Your Unused Medications to Venezuelans in Crisis
By Nelson Vergel
September 13, 2016

Cristobal Plaza, director of ActionforSolidarity.org, talks about the medication shortages in Venezuela and how you can help while the situation is resolved one day.

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The Challenges of Dealing With Health Issues Beyond HIV While in Prison
By Tim Hinkhouse
September 13, 2016

I know that it has been a while since you have heard from me. There have been things inside of prison that I have had to deal with, as well as health issues. In the last month, I have had infections in both my ears, but they have now cleared up. I have had blinding headaches and was given a muscle relaxer, which helps. There has been nausea, but I think that it had something to do with my inner ear? I have had practically no energy, which made me spend a lot of time lying down.

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The Journey From Small Town Secret to Sharing My HIV Story
By Harold R. "Scottie" Scott
September 13, 2016

In late 1989, I met and dated someone for about three months. It was from this brief "fling" that my life would be forever changed as, being rather naive, I allowed myself to become infected with HIV. After discussing HIV/AIDS risks, and before participating in unprotected sex, the person I was dating told me they were not infected, so I believed there was nothing to worry about. That would change.

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HIV-Positive Protagonists, Part Three
By Christian Kiley
September 10, 2016

How did popular media affect perceptions of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1990s?

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Curiosity: We Need to Stop Hiding and Speak Up
By Brooke Davidoff
September 9, 2016

Most of the people who find out I have HIV from seeing my blog or my Facebook page are curious. They are usually people I knew in high school or middle school. They do not send name-calling emails calling me a slut. They ask questions.

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It's Time for Change
By Tiommi Luckett
August 30, 2016

Those of us living with or affected by HIV have a common goal in mind: to eradicate transmission of HIV. So, why are HIV transmissions rates on a steady rise with each passing year?

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Learning to Survive the Journey of Life Together, HIV, Baby and All
By Brooke Davidoff
August 29, 2016

Do you need help with verbal communication in your relationships? Watch the reality TV show Married at First Sight -- I'm not even kidding.

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5 Tips to Bridge the Gap With Your HIV Health Care Team
By Josh Middleton
August 19, 2016

Bridging the gap with your health care team can seem like a daunting task. After all, they are the experts who spent years in school and have all the answers, right? It's natural to sense an us-versus-them mentality; however, this is not how the relationship should function.

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The Human Toll of Chase Brexton's Union-Busting Efforts
By Mark S. King
August 16, 2016

Jill Crank misses her patients terribly. And she is worried about them.

"The last thing I want is for them to think I abandoned them," Jill said. "I'm afraid they might not know what to do."

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