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Transgender Women Living With HIV

Transgender women are affected by HIV to a much greater degree than other groups. Despite bearing such a high burden of HIV, they have been historically underserved as part of the response to the HIV pandemic.

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Viewpoints

Overview of AIDS 2018

The Well Project provides a rundown of their own presentations at the International AIDS Conference as well as highlights from other presenters.

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Personal Stories

Are We Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges?

During a session on HIV and healthy aging at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, one woman spoke passionately about the need for increased visibility of older people living with HIV.

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HIV-Related Pain

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Introduction What Causes Pain? Common Types of Pain Assessing Pain Pain Management What to Do if You Have Pain

Introduction

Pain is common in people living with HIV (HIV+). One study found that more than half of women l...

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PrEP for Women

Much of the talk about HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has focused on gay men, but the drug has been approved for use by all people who may be at high risk for exposure to HIV -- and that includes many women. This fact sheet from The Well Proje...

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Caring for Your Heart

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Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself

Heart Disease Basics

Many people think of heart disease as a...

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Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

HIV treatment is easier and safer than ever before, but taking HIV drugs is still a daily, lifelong commitment. While this can make adherence challenging for many people living with HIV, the benefits are well worth the effort.

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How to Read a Package Insert

Starting a new medicine? If so, don't forget to read the label insert -- it may be long and filled with medical jargon, but it includes some very important information about how to take the drug and what dangers to avoid. This fact sheet from The Wel...

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Pregnancy and HIV

Deciding to have a baby is a big step for any woman, but for a woman living with HIV, it is even more complicated. If you plan ahead, there are many things you can do to protect your health and the health of your new baby.

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Side Effects of HIV Drugs

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Side Effects and HIV Drugs Knowing About Side Effects Can Help Women and Side Effects More Common Side Effects More Serious Side Effects Other Possible Side Effects Side Effects or Toxicities During Pregnancy Taking C...