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News

Two Months After Hurricane Harvey, HIV Services Are Still Recovering

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.

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Personal Stories

Actor Jai Rodriguez's Path to HIV Advocacy Was Paved by a Loving Aunt

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."

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Viewpoints

With Planned Parenthood on Board, U=U HIV Campaign Hopes to Gain Steam

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.

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After Hurricane Harvey, Community Rises to Help Texans With HIV

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.

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Can Online Clinics Help Get PrEP to People Who Need It?

PrEP remains deeply underutilized throughout much of the U.S. Online health care providers like PlushCare and NURX seek to change that.

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HIV Vaccine Shows Over 50% Protection Against Multiple HIV Strains in Initial Animal Testing

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.

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Vitamins & Supplements

Plant Compound More Potent Than AZT in Inhibiting HIV Replication

Scientists have discovered that a compound derived from the Southeast Asian plant justicia gendarussa has a greater effect than AZT in blocking HIV.

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Is Nano-Medicine the Future of HIV Treatment?

Two researchers are leading efforts to use nanotechnology to improve the delivery of HIV drugs so that they're more effective and less expensive.

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From New York to Texas, Gender-Affirming and Trans-Competent Health Care Emerges

Gender-affirming care supports the full health of trans people. And trans people with HIV who receive it are more likely to stay in HIV treatment -- with massive implications for their well-being.

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Where Can Trans People Find Online Consumer Health Information?

Here are some key places online where members of trans communities can turn for comprehensive answers to their health concerns.