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Why Language Matters: Facing HIV Stigma in Our Own Words

The words people use to talk about HIV affect the way people living with HIV feel about themselves. These words also have an impact on how others perceive people living with HIV.

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Travel Tips for People Living With HIV

Get some great tips about traveling with HIV. Learn about packing your pills, adjusting your dosing schedule and traveling abroad.

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AIDS-Defining Conditions

AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV infection. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines a person as having AIDS if she or he is living with HIV (HIV+) and has a CD4 cell c...

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My Response to Someone Who Denies Undetectable = Untransmittable: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"I will try to explain with humility and respect the reason why it hurts us to deny the truth and not support the science that says that undetectable = untransmittable," Maria Mejia writes.

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Mi Respuesta a una Persona que Niega a Indetectable = Intransmisible

Tratare de explicar con mucha humildad y respeto la razón por la cual nos hace daño negar la verdad y apoyar a la ciencia que dice que indetectable = intransmisible!

Esta fue una respuesta a una persona que no mencionaré porque esto se trata de todo...

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We Demanded U Equals U! We Demanded the Truth and We Got It in IAS 2017

"As patients and advocates of others, I know that by educating ourselves and others we take the control back," Maria Mejia writes. "We have to be proactive with our health and fight."

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Personal Stories

Health Is a Human Right and I Am Not a Carrier! A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

"Why don't you get educated Mr Trump?" Maria Mejia writes. "Not only are you stigmatizing us but you are gutting us and even cutting funds for research to find the HIV cure!"

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What One Day Can Do! A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

Maria T. Mejia is excited to be celebrating receiving her best T-cell count ever.

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Stress Management and HIV

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Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing or Coping With Stress

Stress and HIV

Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you ...

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

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What is HPV? Genital Warts Cervical Dysplasia and Cervical Cancer Anal Dysplasia and Anal Cancer Prevention of HPV Taking Care of Yourself

What Is HPV?

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group of viruses....