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Rosemary Lopez & Robert Steptoe of ACQC

HIV's Biggest Hurdles in Queens, New York, Are Affordable Housing and Trump's Immigration Policies

In one of the most diverse counties in the U.S., AIDS Center Queens County provides PrEP, HIV treatment, and other services, but gentrification and anti-immigrant policies make its efforts difficult.

Ralph Henderson, Wendy Henderson, Kathy Ahearn-OBrien, Axel Torres Marrero

The Garden State's Fight Against HIV Is Blooming

Jersey City and Newark, New Jersey, are often overshadowed by New York City, just across the Hudson. But new attention from the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic plan may bring a boost in needed resources.

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San Francisco's Meth Task Force Could Protect Progress in HIV Reduction

San Francisco is seeing a rise in ER visits and overdose deaths due to crystal meth use, particularly among African Americans, Latinx, the homeless, and other vulnerable groups.

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Black Gay Boys Struggling With Depression and Crystal Meth -- You're Going to Be OK

Crystal meth use rates seem to be rising among black and Latinx gay and bisexual men in most parts of the U.S. This is one young man's journey to mental health and recovery.

Daniel Garza and Philip Yeager

Creating "Compassionate Care for All" Is the Mission for Orange County HIV Organization

"We realized that if we still wanted to have this vision of ending the epidemic here, we need to address health care inequities in the LGBTQ community."

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A Friendship Across Prison Walls

Incarcerated writer Tim Hinkhouse interviews his friend Betty about their shared experiences of living with HIV, loneliness, and loss.

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Resolved to Stay Healthy This Year? Here's Info to Help

Many of us make commitments to ourselves at the beginning of the new year to focus on our health and well-being. HIV.gov offers these tips and tools that might help you stay on track.

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Struggling With Crystal Meth? There Are Research Studies Out There for You

A multi-site trial will explore whether medicine can make recovery easier, while a New York-based trial will see how meth affects cognitive function in HIV-positive men.

Mark S. King gets some vape love from advocate Damon L. Jacobs

This HIV Survivor Quit Smoking to Vape. Don't Judge. A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"My years of smoking are much more likely to kill me than HIV," Mark S. King writes. "I suppose that's progress, and testament to how far we have come in my 32 years living with the virus. So why am I so defensive about my switch to vaping?"

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How the 12 Steps Have Helped Me Cope With HIV for Over 30 Years

"The same process that helped me get clean and sober helped me make peace with my HIV diagnosis. Let us count the ways!"