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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A West Virginia county is hard-hit by the opioid epidemic, but the community is divided on syringe exchange programs.
Generic pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is available in at least 26 countries, allowing those countries to scale up access and reduce HIV transmissions. Why not here?
The billboards were part of the #StonewallIsNow Campaign.
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.
Denied Service Because of His Status, Nikko Briteramos Wants to End HIV Stigma in Barbershops and Beyond
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.
In North Carolina, an HIV Criminalization Reform Bill Passed, but People Who Aren't 'Undetectable' Remain at Risk
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.