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Many Texas residents -- including people living with HIV and their families -- are still reeling from the disaster left in Harvey's wake, though some HIV organizations have begun to spring back.
Rodriguez's aunt, who died of AIDS-related causes, taught him "to always understand [that] a diagnosis or a status does not speak to someone's dignity or integrity[.] It's just their status."
The national health care provider and advocacy group joins a community of international health experts in confirming what a groundswell of scientific evidence has shown: When a person's viral load is undetectable, HIV is untransmittable.
Despite obstacles, the U.S. HIV community is mobilizing to help make sure people living with HIV who were impacted by the storm have access to antiretrovirals and basic everyday supplies.
PrEP remains deeply underutilized throughout much of the U.S. Online health care providers like PlushCare and NURX seek to change that.
A new HIV vaccine candidate has shown over 50% effectiveness in preventing transmission of an HIV-like virus in monkeys, according to a recent animal study.
Scientists have discovered that a compound derived from the Southeast Asian plant justicia gendarussa has a greater effect than AZT in blocking HIV.
"The internet is a great thing, but sometimes navigating it can be difficult," says Laura Erickson-Schroth, M.D. But online trans health information is available -- and vital to trans people's lives.
Here are some key places online where members of trans communities can turn for comprehensive answers to their health concerns.