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Tim Horn

Tim Horn

Tim Horn is the director of medication access and pricing for NASTAD, a U.S. public health advocacy nonprofit focused on HIV and hepatitis. He has been a leading HIV advocate, journalist, researcher, and policy expert since the early 1990s.

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Universal Health Care and Prescription Drug Pricing

Reining in prescription drug prices isn't so much a potential benefit of universal health care, but rather a factor in its affordability and success.

By Tim Horn for Treatment Action Group
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Greed and the Necessity for Regulation

"The story of U.S. drug pricing run amok isn't just about corporate arrogance and avarice -- it is also about government permissiveness and inaction," write Tim Horn, Erica Lessem and Kenyon Farrow.

By Tim Horn, Kenyon Farrow and Erica Lessem for Treatment Action Group
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Engagement in Care: A Final Frontier of HIV Medicine

"Viral load suppression remains the holy grail of HIV care," but "far too many people living with HIV aren't accessing the care they need," writes Tim Horn for Treatment Action Group.

By Tim Horn for Treatment Action Group
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HIV-Related Cancers in the Age of HAART

Over the past ten years, an incredible amount of progress has been made in the management of cancers associated with HIV. Not surprisingly, highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has had the most significant impact, not only in bringing down th...

By Tim Horn for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America
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How Your Body Processes the Drugs You Take: A Pharmacokinetics Primer

When it comes to developing new HIV medications -- and understanding how best to use those we already have available -- everyone is familiar with the importance of clinical trials. These studies provide us with important data about a drug's (or com...

By Tim Horn for Positively Aware
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Substance Use

Much Ado About Meth

"Huge Sale! Buy Crystal, Get HIV Free." This was the text of a provocative ad that appeared on Verizon phone booths in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City in January 2004. The ads were conceived and paid for by Peter Staley, a longtime AIDS act...

By Tim Horn for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America
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Como Comprender Sus Resultados del Laboratorio

Análisis del Panel Químico (Blood Chemistry Tests)

Al igual que con el recuento completo de células sanguíneas, los proveedores de atención médica ordenan regularmente un análisis del panel químico para controlar su salud. El análisis del panel quím...

By Tim Horn for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America
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Como Comprender Sus Resultados del Laboratorio

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Esperamos que este folleto le sea de utilidad y que le permita comprender la importancia de los análisis de laboratorio en su cuidado médico. Recuerde que la interpretación de los resultados de sus análisis es complicada. Consulte siempre c...

By Tim Horn for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America
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Understanding Your Lab Results

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We hope that this booklet has been helpful and will allow you to better understand why laboratory tests are such an important part of your healthcare. However, keep in mind that interpreting laboratory tests can often be a complicated task....

By Tim Horn for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America
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Understanding Your Lab Results

Hematology Tests

The most commonly used hematology tests to monitor HIV infection are the complete blood count (CBC) and lymphocyte subsets. As the name CBC implies, this test measures the number of red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets....

By Tim Horn for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America