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Female Condoms, Used by Women and Men for HIV Prevention, Will Now Be Prescription Only

The oft-overlooked method may now cost as much as $20 per condom for the uninsured, if they can't get it through health departments or non-profit groups.

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HIV, PrEP, Gay Black Men and the Choice Gap

Prevention activist Justin Lofton says that HIV agencies aren't doing enough to tell clients about PrEP. And that's a problem.

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PrEP Stymied in Europe: What's the Hold Up?

Europe is the birthplace of the smallpox vaccine and the Renaissance, among other treasures. So why can't this continent that has brought forth such cornerstones of public health and flourishing civilization deliver oral PrEP?

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Taking Back My Power

"PrEP is about taking back my power," Paloma Cole writes. "With this awareness I want to make positive choices for myself and walk through whatever fear I have."

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An Advocate’s Guide to HIV Research Terms in the Post-Placebo Era

Here's a guide to some of the new HIV prevention study designs and terms used to talk about study design.

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The Importance of Using Lube During Sex

"I totally understand the importance of enjoying sex," George Johnson writes. "But I also know it is even more important to make sure one is doing so safely -- and lube can play a major role in that process."

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Fear That Parents Might Find Out Stops Some Kids From Getting Tested for STIs

Confidentiality issues are getting in the way for some young people who admitted that they avoid sexual health services out of fear that their parents will find out.

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Protecting Our Nation's Youth for an AIDS-Free Generation

National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day is a day when we all should stop and pause for a moment to reflect on the importance of our nation's young people and the impact that HIV continues to have on their lives.

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Ask the Expert: What You Need to Know About STDs

What you need to know about preventing the spread of STDs, including HIV.

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How Do You Do It? Australian HIV Campaign Puts Emphasis on a Combination of Ways

Sydney-based health promotion organization ACON engaged with members of Australia's Parliament to reshape and reenergize the direction of the country's HIV testing, treatment, care and support.