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Larry Buhl

Larry Buhl

Larry Buhl is a multimedia journalist, author and podcast host based in Los Angeles. He has reported for Art & Understanding, Capital & Main, Undark, The New Republic and many other publications. He also reports for KQED - The California Report. He can be reached on Twitter @Larry Buhl.

Latest by Larry Buhl

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Features

COVID-19 Vaccination for People Living With HIV: What Do We Know So Far?

Will PLWH in the U.S. be prioritized to receive a COVID-19 vaccine? Is the vaccine safe for PLWH? Here's the latest.

By Larry Buhl
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New Draft of a National HIV Strategy Doubles Down on Plan to End the U.S. Epidemic

The newly updated plan, which is open for public comment until Dec. 14, is more closely in line with the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative, and includes efforts to fight stigma and racial disparities.

By Larry Buhl
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Most COVID-19 Vaccines Won’t Affect HIV Risk: Here’s What the Science Tells Us

The COVID-19 vaccines we're most excited about right now don't present any concern for HIV-negative people, experts say. But a specific type of vaccine in development could present a problem, especially in resource-poor countries.

By Larry Buhl
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Can HIV Meds Interact With COVID-19 Treatment? Here’s What We Know So Far

Whether it’s remdesivir, corticosteroids, convalescent plasma, or monoclonal antibodies, we’ve got the latest expert info on what people living with HIV and their clinicians need to keep in mind.

By Larry Buhl
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Features

Studies: Trans Youth Need Sexual Knowledge and Gender-Affirming Care

Research concluded that support from family and health care providers can help reduce mental health challenges, suicide risk, and rates of HIV among trans and nonbinary youth.

By Larry Buhl
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Study: Meth Use Is the Biggest Factor for HIV Seroconversion Among Gay and Bisexual Men

“More data are needed to understand how methamphetamine may serve as a barrier to PrEP initiation, adherence, and long-term retention in care.”

By Larry Buhl
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Features

Study: Women With HIV Have More Non-AIDS Health Issues

Psychiatric illness, dyslipidemia, non-AIDS-defining cancer, and kidney, liver, and bone disease were all higher among women living with HIV than among HIV-negative women.

By Larry Buhl
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Features

Pharmacies Grapple With Red Tape as States Try to Allow Pharmacists to Prescribe PrEP

Getting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to more people who need it will take some legislative teamwork to overcome barriers, such as lack of incentive for pharmacists.

By Larry Buhl
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Prevention Experts, Community, Sound Alarm on LA’s Meth Crisis

COVID-19 may be fueling an increase in meth use, not reducing it.

By Larry Buhl