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Learning to Live With HIV and Be OK: A Blog Entry by Tim Hinkhouse Img
Personal Stories

Learning to Live With HIV and Be OK: A Blog Entry by Tim Hinkhouse

Living with HIV is easy, really: It is all the day-to-day stuff that we deal with that frustrates us to the point where we forget to take care of ourselves.

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

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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News

Two Months After Hurricane Harvey, HIV Services Are Still Recovering

Many Texas residents -- including people living with HIV and their families -- are still reeling from the disaster left in Harvey's wake, though some HIV organizations have begun to spring back.

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Incarcerated People

Don't Leave People in Prisons or Jail Behind

Katie Kramer, M.P.H., M.S.W., discusses why working with people living with HIV returning home from prison or jail is important.

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Travel Tips for People Living With HIV

Get some great tips about traveling with HIV. Learn about packing your pills, adjusting your dosing schedule and traveling abroad.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Is disclosure necessary

I have been "undetectable" for over 4 years and consistent with my medications. A recent "Body" article from Mr. Damon Jacobs on your site said: "When someone is undetectable for 6 months or more, they are humanly incapable of transmitting their HIV ...

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Faith and HIV in America, Then and Now

We've come a long way since it was common practice for religious leaders in the U.S. to publicly condemn people living with or at risk for HIV. But places of worship still can do more.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Did my insurance company violate HIPPA privacy rules?

Hello and thank you in advance for your time in answering me. I live in Virginia and the company that I work for is a very small engineering services contractor who offers health insurance from Aetna. I recently received a letter from Aetna via the U...

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News

Can Tick Saliva Reduce Heart Disease in People With HIV?

Some scientists believe that the very thing that makes ticks good at spreading disease -- their saliva -- might also be able to reduce heart disease in people living with HIV.

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Personal Stories

Self-Acceptance in the Face of Addiction and HIV

Jason Arsenault's quest to battle addiction, stigma and shame has given him a renewed sense of hope, and unexpectedly shaped his career path.