Myles HelfandExecutive Editor
Myles is the executive editor and general manager of TheBody/TheBodyPro. A career journalist and editor, Myles joined TheBody in 2001 as a part-time copyeditor. He has since established himself as a leading journalist and content strategist on HIV-related issues, authoring hundreds of articles and editing hundreds more -- and accumulating an ever-growing mountain of HIV conference badges along the way.
Latest by Myles Helfand
Whether the idea of getting tested for HIV frightens you, feels like a compulsion, or is simply something you’re curious about, remember that you have control over when and where you get tested.
Thanks to decades of extensive scientific research, we now have extremely reliable ways to prevent HIV transmission. Here’s a breakdown of the tools you can use to prevent HIV.
Thinking you might have HIV can be scary, and there's a lot of confusing and conflicting information out there. We're here to dispel myths and dish out the truth.
You may be worried about starting treatment, whether you're feeling overwhelmed with this life-changing event or you're confused about which regimen to choose. We've got the info you need.
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.
We recently retired our My Health Tracker service, which had allowed people to confidentially keep a log of every lab test result they received and every start, stop, or change they made to their HIV medications.
We asked Latinx people living with HIV in the U.S.: How did you come to terms with your HIV diagnosis and develop the confidence to stay healthy?
Robert Gamboa -- an official for the City of West Hollywood who is living with HIV and in recovery from substance use -- chronicles the remarkable compassion displayed by his mother throughout 35 years dealing with HIV as a social worker and a parent...
We asked some of the most experienced, well-respected HIV physicians in the U.S.: What’s your most memorable or inspiring moment as an HIV care provider?
We asked some of the most experienced, well-respected HIV physicians in the U.S.: How can a person determine whether or not their HIV care provider is a good fit for them? What’s a great question that they can ask a potential health care provider?