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The Importance of Using Lube During Sex

"I totally understand the importance of enjoying sex," George Johnson writes. "But I also know it is even more important to make sure one is doing so safely -- and lube can play a major role in that process."

Despite Demise of Trumpcare, Planned Parenthood's HIV Services Remain at Risk

The Affordable Care Act might be safe for now, but Planned Parenthood isn't -- nor are the extensive HIV prevention and testing services it provides in areas that sorely need them.

Why Are HIV Groups Charging Gilead With Bad Behavior in New PrEP Trial?

"Gilead is not following the accepted standard for community engagement in its new pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trial," write Anna Forbes and Marc-André LeBlanc, explaining that concern is inspired, in part, by controversies in earlier PrEP trials.

HIV Undetectable Does Equal Uninfectious: The Swiss Statement and the Vindication of Pietro Vernazza

You cannot, the statement said, pass on HIV. The Swiss Statement was a public policy salvo lobbed into the heart of the HIV world, prompting an intense backlash. Today, it's a fact.

Addressing HIV Prevention Among Black Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Overview

HIV rates are increasing among black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States -- especially young men. What should be done?

With Global Trials Expanding, More HIV Vaccines Are Put to the Test

An HIV vaccine has remained elusive. But a set of new strategies in trials around the world may finally turn that around. Rod McCullom reports.





The New Basics of HIV Prevention: Word on the Street in Provincetown, Mass.

TheBody.com's prevention expert Damon L. Jacobs, LMFT, and the intrepid videographer Tim McCarthy took to the streets of Provincetown to ask gay men (including YouTube's Davey Wavey) about PrEP and HIV treatment as prevention.

Lives Won't Wait: A Day in the Life of a Syringe Exchange

What's it like to run a syringe exchange? Spend a day with Prevention Point Pittsburgh to learn the realities of HIV and overdose prevention, harm reduction and drug user health.

How Does Incarceration Impact the Spread of HIV?

Cycling in and out of jails contributes to the spread of HIV. Risk may particularly increase upon release, when people face barriers to care and may no longer be virally suppressed.

Moralism, Plentiful in HIV Prevention, Is the Fuel of Stigma

The idea that the know-betters are best suited to engage communities around their "risks" and how to reduce them is the bulwark of prevention dogma, says Abdul-Aliy A Muhammad.



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