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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.

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News

Behind The Government's Lawsuit Over Gilead's Alleged PrEP Patent Infringement.

A report on the research and activist work that led to the federal government taking nearly unprecedented action against the pharmaceutical company.

Truvada HIV PrEP Drug - Blue Gilead Sciences Pills
News Analysis

Descovy and Truvada Are Both Available for PrEP. But What's the Difference?

As Gilead pressures health care providers to switch to the newer drug, here's some information to make sure you can make the best decision for your health.

Golden Gate Bridge, San Fransisco
News

San Francisco's Meth Task Force Could Protect Progress in HIV Reduction

San Francisco is seeing a rise in ER visits and overdose deaths due to crystal meth use, particularly among African Americans, Latinx, the homeless, and other vulnerable groups.

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News Analysis

Three STDs Are at an All-Time High. And Not Because of PrEP or More Risky Sex

While many people want to blame more risky sex and less condom use on the age of PrEP, the real reasons STDs are rising may have more to do with decreasing resources and programs to fight them.

Gilead Sciences headquarters in the Silicon Valley, Foster City, California
News Analysis

Much Ado About Descovy

While many celebrated the FDA approval of Descovy for PrEP earlier this month, advocates wonder whether it will make biomedical HIV prevention more or less accessible to those most in need.

PrEP pill and glass of water
Features

For PrEP 2-1-1 Dosing, the Information Is Often Bottom Up

While 2-1-1 or "on-demand" pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has been approved by major public health agencies, doctors still face uncertainty in implementing it.

Left to right: friends of Gemmel Moore Cory McLean and Jerome Kitchen, mother of Gemmel LaTisha Nixon, activist Jasmyne Cannick.
News Analysis

Advocates Say Young Men of Color Are at Risk of More Like Ed Buck

Race, money, and power seem to be at play in the growing crystal meth epidemic.

Steve Wakefield, Director, External Relations, HIV Vaccine Trials Network
Cuba

We'll Always Have Cuba, Part 2

A delegation of fifteen gay men (mostly) of color spent fifteen days in Cuba collecting and sharing information on innovations in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, sexual and gender identity, and the differences in responses to the AIDS crisis betwe...

Cuba entourage
Cuba

We'll Always Have Cuba, Part 1

A delegation of fifteen gay men (mostly) of color spent fifteen days in Cuba collecting and sharing information on innovations in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, sexual and gender identity, and the differences in responses to the AIDS crisis betwe...