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Healing Through Barriers (Credit: Louis 'Kengi' Carr)
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Healing Through Barriers: The Connection Between Trauma and Barriers to Care for Women Living With HIV

"Decades of research and clinical experience have shown a stark link, across races, ethnicities, genders and socioeconomic backgrounds, between past and recent trauma and a wide range of chronic conditions and poor health outcomes," writes Olivia For...

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Fatherhood: My Journey to Having a Family -- A Blog Entry by Josh Middleton

Even though Josh and his HIV-negative girlfriend were both educated and had made the conscious decision to use treatment as prevention (TaSP), when a pregnancy came into the equation, the "what if" always lingered.

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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?"

Q&A: Ask the Experts

need your opinion Dr Young

Could advise me in a good HIV doctor in the Miami area for my son I know you mention once that sometimes you come to Miami,my son's doctor is not taking the more reasonable insurance network anymore, and now the premium for next year will jump to $66...

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Addressing the Costly Whiteness of AIDS Service Organizations in the South

"People of color are aware that we have to take more initiative and control to save ourselves," explains Francisco Luis White. "We're eager to and capable of truly leading the HIV/AIDS charge in our community."

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If Half a Billion Dollars for HIV Services and Treatment Disappears, Who Pays the Price?

The 340B program was meant to provide an income stream for cash-strapped HIV agencies and state programs that provide HIV drugs. But a proposed rule change could gut the payment stream that has kept agencies afloat and people on meds, leading to long...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

HIV Positive Expat In Thailand [Channeling Andrew?] Sep 19, 2015

Hello Dr Ben, The information that you provided from my last post answer re Thailand is still all correct ... No other information or changes in treatment. Being an Expat living in Thailand for over a Decade THERE SHOULD BE NO ISSUES AT ALL for someo...

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HIV Positive Expat In Thailand [Channeling Andrew?]

Hi, Would anyone be able to tell me how is it to be HIV Positive Expat In Thailand? How is health system there? what treatments are available and what would be the costs? Thanks a lot to all!

Advocates Say Defunding Planned Parenthood Will Set Back HIV Efforts, Point to Indiana HIV Outbreak as Evidence Img
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Advocates Say Defunding Planned Parenthood Will Set Back HIV Efforts, Point to Indiana HIV Outbreak as Evidence

A heavily-edited video from conservative activists on Planned Parenthood has spurred a new round of threats from Congress and presidential candidates alike that could impair HIV and STD testing and linkage to care. "You often hear that HIV testing is...

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GMHC Revives Buddy Program to Comfort and Support Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors

After going defunct less than a decade ago, GMHC has decided to revive its famous Buddy Program, which will focus on making sure people who have been living with HIV for 10 years or more get the support they need.