Sony Salzman is a freelance journalist reporting on health care and medicine, who has won awards in both narrative writing and radio journalism. Follow Salzman on Twitter: @sonysalz.
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HIV Vaccine Awareness Day 2019 falls on the cusp of a scientific breakthrough.
But a survey reveals that about a third of black and Latino gay men would be willing to pay more than $50 per month for a prescription.
In a debate during a plenary session, Michael Saag, M.D., argued for more activism to make PrEP accessible to people who need it.
Nikko Briteramos just wanted a haircut. The rejection was especially acute because it had come from one of the few safe spaces he knew: the black man's barbershop.
North Carolina's unique journey to HIV criminalization reform might serve as a roadmap for other advocates hoping to modernize their own state's laws. But it hasn't been without controversy.
As the opioid crisis has spiked hepatitis C rates, are police departments now using laws written to criminalize HIV for another public health crisis?
This season's flu is considered "moderately severe" and is already "widespread" in 49 states. Making matters worse, the strain of flu circulating this year is considered one of the deadlier, especially for people over 65.
In response to the Zika epidemic, the National Institutes for Health (NIH) has launched a study to shed light on how coinfection with HIV and Zika impact maternal and fetal health.
Many trans women worry about the harmful side effects of taking hormone therapy and antiretroviral therapy at the same time, prompting some to stop treatment.
Over the past decade, the District of Columbia has seen more than a 74% decrease in the number of new HIV infections, from 1,333 new cases in 2007 to 347 in 2016. What's behind this decrease?