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San Francisco's Meth Task Force Could Protect Progress in HIV Reduction

San Francisco is seeing a rise in ER visits and overdose deaths due to crystal meth use, particularly among African Americans, Latinx, the homeless, and other vulnerable groups.

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Providing Daycare at HIV Conferences Helps More Parents Attend

This past September, the United States Conference on AIDS included childcare services for the first time. And this is how it should be at all HIV conferences, Aaron Anderson writes.

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As HIV Rates Soar in Louisiana, LSU Withholds PrEP Coverage

Baton Rouge has had the highest HIV rates in the nation for years. Yet, Louisiana State University's biggest insurance policy does not cover PrEP.

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I Wrote 'The Truth About the 7,000.' Now What?

Mark S. King's essay in POZ Magazine has struck a nerve, with massive views and shares on social media. So, how do we create "spaces where people can be candid about their own treatment challenges and look for solutions?"

Black AIDS Institute Announces Founder Phill Wilson Retirement, New Initiatives Img

Black AIDS Institute Announces Founder Phill Wilson Retirement, New Initiatives

After 19 years at the helm of The Black AIDS Institute, president and CEO Phill Wilson says he will soon be stepping down from the role.

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In Defense of Louise Hay

Dead this summer at 90, the New Age guru who ministered to people with AIDS in the plague's darkest years was often called a dangerous quack and a profiteer. To Sherri Lewis, though, she was an angel.

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With Planned Parenthood on Board, U=U HIV Campaign Hopes to Gain Steam

The national health care provider and advocacy group joins a community of international health experts in confirming what a groundswell of scientific evidence has shown: When a person's viral load is undetectable, HIV is untransmittable.

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Aug. 15, 2017: The End of TheBody.com's Bulletin Boards

It's with sadness that we announce the imminent shutdown of TheBody.com's Bulletin Boards, which will take place around Aug. 15, 2017.

We've been experiencing serious technical problems with the boards for quite a while now. These problems are relat...

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Press Ban at National PrEP Summit Was a Bad Idea for HIV Community

Some HIV journalists got a nasty surprise recently when they attempted to register for NMAC's National HIV PrEP Summit.

The Forgotten Ones: How HIV Is Wreaking Silent Havoc on Black West Virginians Img

The Forgotten Ones: How HIV Is Wreaking Silent Havoc on Black West Virginians

"A greater percentage of blacks in West Virginia who have been diagnosed with HIV are dying than anywhere else in the U.S. and people don't seem to care," writes Gibson. "How many more have to die before people do?"