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Where Would We Be Without AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)? A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton Img
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Where Would We Be Without AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)? A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton

This is a very loaded question and one that is without doubt going to invoke debate and conversation. For all of the negative things that people say and read about AHF (AIDS Healthcare Foundation) there is one simple reality: At least they are doing ...

Have We Reached a Point Where AIDS Is Funny? A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton Img
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Have We Reached a Point Where AIDS Is Funny? A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton

"Is AIDS funny? Have we reached a point in our culture where the death of millions of people is funny? Is AIDS nothing more than a punch line to a joke that is told at parties?"

What if Ryan White Had Been Black? A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton Img
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What if Ryan White Had Been Black? A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton

"In the late '80s a hemophiliac from Kokomo, Indiana contracted HIV through a blood transfusion. Had Ryan White been a black or brown boy with HIV, would he have received the media attention that he received?"

Am I Responsible for My Friend's HIV Infection, Addiction and Death? Img
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Am I Responsible for My Friend's HIV Infection, Addiction and Death?

"Some of my closest friends and peers are shooting, snorting and sleeping their way to potential HIV infection and eventually death. Am I responsible through inaction for their ultimate demise?"

Two Years Since My HIV Diagnosis: A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton Img
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Two Years Since My HIV Diagnosis: A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton

"If you would've told me two years ago that I would be, at this very moment of my life, healthier than I'd ever been I probably would've laughed in your face and called you a liar!"

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Health Coverage

How Do I Pay for My HIV/AIDS Medications? (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series.

Recently several viewers contacted me to voice their frustrations regarding how to aff...

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No Medication Is Without Side Effects (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series.

I have made many videos concerning Atripla, the medication that I take for HIV. Any me...

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Coping

Day 95: HIV, Atripla and Depression (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series.

Recently I have developed some symptoms of depression. There are 4 percent of patients...

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Day 586: Where Am I Now With Treatment (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series.

Five hundred eighty-six days after I was diagnosed with HIV, I reflect on where I am n...

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Day 661: Start HIV Meds and Stay Alive! (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series.

If you listen to nothing else I say, please hear this: Start your HIV medications. Sto...