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David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.

David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.

David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H., is a black same-gender-loving educator, author, activist, and internal medicine physician. He co-hosts the YouTube series 'Revolutionary Health' as part of The Counter Narrative Project and also appears on the #AskTheHIVDoc video series.

Latest by David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.

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Descovy: Everything You Need to Know

Info you need about Descovy as part of HIV treatment regimens and HIV prevention (PrEP).

By David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
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What You Need to Know About Truvada for HIV Treatment and Prevention

Down-to-earth info you need about Truvada, both as a part of HIV treatment regimens and HIV prevention (PrEP).

By David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
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What You Need to Know About the New Coronavirus and HIV

The latest medical advice from HIV doctors and health experts on how to remain healthy if you're living with HIV during this COVID-19 outbreak.

By Mathew Rodriguez and Myles Helfand
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Starting HIV Treatment: 7 Important Questions and Answers

When it comes to taking HIV medications, you may have a ton of questions: When’s the best time to start? What are the best meds to start with? Do I really need to be on meds at all? We’re here to answer those questions and put your mind at ease.

By Myles Helfand
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Lo Que Necesitas Saber Sobre el Nuevo Coronavirus y el VIH

En todo el mundo la principal preocupación sanitaria en este momento es el COVID-19. La enfermedad es causada por una nueva cepa de coronavirus reconocido como SARS-CoV-2.

By Mathew Rodriguez and David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
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10 Questions and Answers About PrEP, the HIV Prevention Pill

We break down the no-BS basics on how PrEP works, how often you need to take it, what the side effects are, and how to know whether it's right for you.

By Sony Salzman
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What You Need to Know About HIV Medications

We walk you through the basics on how HIV medications work, what side effects they can cause, how they've improved over the years, the causes and solutions of drug resistance, and what the future holds in store.

By David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
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HIV Treatment: Everything You Need to Know

We've got you covered on the most important info regarding HIV medications, finding mental/social support, working with a health care team, using natural/complementary therapies, and the search for an HIV cure.

By David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
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HIV/AIDS: What You Need to Know

Whether you seek info on basic definitions, origins, symptoms, risk factors, prevention, testing, daily life, or the search for a cure, we've got you covered with the most important facts to understand about today's HIV/AIDS epidemic.

By Mathew Rodriguez and Myles Helfand
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To Speak or Not to Speak: HIV Stigma and the Consequences of Silence

Bringing up the topic of HIV has the potential to exacerbate or alleviate HIV stigma, depending on the intentions of the communicator and how the other party receives it.

By David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H. for Positively Aware