For Black New Yorkers, HIV Progress Is Challenged by Housing Costs and Trump Anti-Immigrant Policies
Despite the Big Apple’s HIV rates falling for everyone, Black New Yorkers still are the most vulnerable.
Harris County, home to the city of Houston, is one of the most racially diverse counties in the U.S. With little transportation and a lot of HIV stigma, the area is lucky to have Legacy Community Health.
There are ways to prep for bottoming that don't require starving yourself in advance or stocking up on anti-diarrhea meds.
Q: A friend of mine told me he had HIV. Is there anything I need to do, like when he comes to my home, so that he doesn't get sick?
Turn It Up!: Staying Strong Inside is the Sero Project's publication for (and partly written by) people in prison.
Can HIV or HIV treatment affect diet and nutrition? Why is exercise important? What does smoking do to a person with HIV? Answers from CDC.
Living well with HIV is more than just taking a pill a day. George M. Johnson explains how he uses "harm reduction" to analyze what he's doing and taking steps towards a better life, particularly with food and exercise.
"A lot of us want to stop, reduce or change how we use a substance in our lives," writes Joanna Eveland, M.D. "But it can be hard. We've evolved, as a species with bodies that are particularly attuned to rewards and incentives."
"An anti-inflammatory diet should reduce chronic inflammation and the risk of illnesses associated with it, such as diabetes, heart disease and possibly some cancers -- problems that are more likely to crop up as we age," writes Pamela Fergusson.
Eating the right kinds of food and maintaining a balanced diet are key to maintaining overall health. For people with HIV, the association between nutrition and health is even more pronounced.