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Original ACT UP activists Mark Harrington, Peter Staley, Gregg Gonsalves, and Ann Northrup at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on October 11, 2018

Thirty Years Later, AIDS Activists Who 'Seized Control' Discuss Their Legacy

"Activism, indeed, matters," Mark S. King writes. "It was humbling to revisit the ongoing legacy of ACT UP and the countless other activists who have had such a profound impact."

By Mark S. King for MyFabulousDisease.com
Pilot Study Finds Intense Exercise Is Good for Older HIV-Positive Men Img

Pilot Study Finds Intense Exercise Is Good for Older HIV-Positive Men

In a recent study, older men who engaged in high-intensity aerobic exercise (but not moderate intensity) showed a significantly increased their ability to maximize their use of oxygen.

By Sean R. Hosein for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
National Coalition Needed to Advance Issues Facing Long-Term Survivors of HIV, Report Says Img

National Coalition Needed to Advance Issues Facing Long-Term Survivors of HIV, Report Says

A new report from The Reunion Project on HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day calls for a national coalition of survivors of HIV to advance the needs of survivors in four key areas: research, programs, community building, and advocacy.

By The Reunion Project
Seema Verma and Donald Trump

What Medicaid Work Requirements Might Mean for People With HIV

These and other rules show that many states, urged on by Trump, are trying to push people off their coverage.

By Tim Murphy
Fracture Risk Doubled in 50- to 59-Year-Old Men With HIV Img

Fracture Risk Doubled in 50- to 59-Year-Old Men With HIV

Compared with a similar group of HIV-negative men, 50- to 59-year-old men with HIV in a large U.S. study had a doubled risk of fractured bones.

By Mark Mascolini
The DMV Balenciaga House Meeting

Worried About HIV and Aging? The First Thing to Do Is Stop Smoking

Smoking could both shorten your life and have a significant impact on your quality of life. These effects seem particularly more severe for individuals living with HIV.

By Roger Pebody
The HIV Research Takeaway: Can We Predict Bone Fracture Risk in Older Men? Img

The HIV Research Takeaway: Can We Predict Bone Fracture Risk in Older Men?

An online calculator known as FRAX is one of the most highly regarded tools clinicians use to gauge a person's risk for breaking a bone. But as David Wohl, M.D., explains, it may not be super-accurate for people with HIV.

By David Alain Wohl, M.D.
HIV Advocates Turn to Parole Reform, Seeking Release of Aging Prisoners Img

HIV Advocates Turn to Parole Reform, Seeking Release of Aging Prisoners

"People with AIDS are vilified for something they did once in their lives -- for unsafe sex or injecting drugs," says Laura Whitehorn. It's similar with the population aging in prison, she says, held indefinitely due to parole denials.

By Victoria Law
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5 Ways to Improve Services for People Aging With HIV

We know that people who are aging with HIV have distinct needs. So how can groups adapt and change to serve this growing population? A new report lays out priorities and offers resources.

By Barbara Jungwirth
Addressing Aging and HIV in New York State Img

Addressing Aging and HIV in New York State

Over half of the people with HIV in New York are now over 50. How do you care for this growing population?

By AIDS Community Research Initiative of America