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Personal Stories

Reflecting on Life and HIV Outside Prison Pending My Hoped-for Release

"As we get closer to November, the reality is starting to get to me about the real possibility of being a free man once again after multiple decades of being in prison," Tim Hinkhouse writes.

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Safe Drug Use After a Natural Disaster

Drugs and medications can get damaged during a storm such as Hurricane Florence. Find out how to keep medications safe and when to toss them.

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Healthy Living With HIV

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.

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Traveling With HIV

Even though international travel can be risky for anyone, it may require special precautions for people with HIV.

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HIV-Related Pain

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Introduction What Causes Pain? Common Types of Pain Assessing Pain Pain Management What to Do if You Have Pain

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Pain is common in people living with HIV (HIV+). One study found that more than half of women l...

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Why 'Housing First' Matters to People Living With HIV

Housing insecurity is a major barrier to accessing medical care for people living with HIV as well as a major driver of chaotic drug use.

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A Lust for Life and Anthony Bourdain

In contemplating Bourdain's suicide and her own battle with depression, Sherri Lewis writes, "I discovered that my problems were not about dying, but about how to live."

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Medicaid Work Requirements Gain Momentum in the Midwest and South

Work requirement laws in state Medicaid programs, newly approved by the Trump Administration starting in January of this year, are some of Republicans' most blatant, and most contested, strategies to undermine health care for low-income Americans....

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Personal Stories

I'm Undetectable, but My CD4 Dropped: I Thought I Was an Outlier, but I'm Not So Different After All

"Something is happening in my body, and I'd like to know what to do about it," Takia Miller writes.

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Diabetes and HIV

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What Is Diabetes? Symptoms of Diabetes Glucose (Blood Sugar) Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? HIV and Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? Taking Care of Yourself

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