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Healing Is an Important Part of an HIV Diagnosis

Sure, there are physical and lifestyle changes that come along with an HIV diagnosis. But just as important is taking time to heal from trauma.

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So Very Thankful! A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

With a new lease on life -- and new ways to strengthen her memory in the midst of HIV-related dementia -- blogger Lynda Arnold has a lot to be thankful for.

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Checking Back in After My Long Hospitalizations: A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

"I realized that we only get one life -- one pass through -- and God, it has to count." Blogger Lynda Arnold shares lessons from a long, frightening period of health challenges.

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Interventions Crafted for Those Struggling With Mental Health and HIV Adherence Show Promise, Report States

Mental health issues may be one of the biggest stumbling blocks toward good medication adherence. A recent clinical review discusses findings from several intervention trials exploring the connection between antiretroviral therapy adherence and psych...

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Baby Steps! 20 Years Later ...

"Somewhere in the past 13 years, I took a solid break from HIV," recalls Lynda Arnold. "Today I'm back, crawling as it may be, not yet ready or able to run, barely able to walk."

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Sleeping Soundly When You Are HIV Positive

There are many reasons why quality shut-eye can be tough to come by when you're living with HIV. Read up on some of the most common causes of -- and solutions for -- sleep loss among HIV-positive people.

My Horrific Seven Months: A Blog Entry by ScotCharles Img

My Horrific Seven Months: A Blog Entry by ScotCharles

"I have been careening from one health issue to another and haven't had the strength to write. ... I am probably too fixated on this concern that I have begun to love being ill. But, who doesn't remember the comfort of a nurse visiting you in the lon...

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HIV Infection and Its Effects on the Emotions

An excerpt from The Guide to Living With HIV Infection, provided with the permission of The Johns Hopkins University Press (2006). To purchase the book, click here.

The Guide to Living With HIV Infection

Anger and Energy Depression and Hope Fat...

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The HIVe: A Social Group for HIV-Positive Gay Men in New York City

The HIVe was created almost two years ago to provide safe environments in which HIV gay men could socialize in NYC without disclosure of HIV status being a major issue. Several guys got together over the course of many weeks to brainstorm, and then...