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Five Ways to Take Control of Your Love Life Img

Five Ways to Take Control of Your Love Life

Learning to talk about sex and navigate HIV helps you take the reins of your sex life and your sexual health.

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Hepatitis C

Can't Stop the Music: Sheri Lewis and Her Long Road to Hepatitis C Recovery

When Sherri got the news that she was cured from hep C, she couldn't accept it at first. "I kept testing negative, negative, negative, but I still didn't believe it."

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Faiths Unite; Barriers Fall: The Inaugural National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

On Aug. 27, faith leaders and members of the Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Jewish, Hindu, Bahá'í and Buddhist communities celebrated the inaugural National Faith HIV and AIDS Awareness Day.

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News

Would You Go Off Your HIV Meds for a Cure Study?

How long would you be willing to go off your meds for a cure study? A week? A month? Until your viral load becomes detectable?

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Coping

What to Remember to Do When You Can't Remember What You Should Be Doing

JD Davids keeps forgetting things. He spoke with David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., to talk about what might be going on and got some simple suggestions that can make a difference.

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Coping

Do Not Lose Yourself to Your Circumstances: A Blog Entry by Teniecka Drake

"While being HIV positive is not the only challenge in life we face, it does help put things into perspective sometimes," Teniecka Drake writes.

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Personal Stories

Imprisoned HIV Activist Creates Beauty Behind Bars

There was a time when Brian Carmichael saw a piece of metal and thought, "Man, that would make a mean knife." Now, he spots discarded cardboard and thinks, "Man, I could make a really beautiful vase out of that."

Q&A: Ask the Experts

U.S. Visa for Foreign Student With HIV

Hi! I was accepted in graduate school program in the US but I have HIV. I will be applying for a student visa soon. Do I need to declare my HIV status in the online application form? Do the embassy have a way of detecting it even if I don't declare t...

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Personal Stories

My HIV Diagnosis Became My Opportunity to Say 'Yes' to HIV Activism

HIV diva Sherri Lewis shares her story about how she turned her diagnosis into an opportunity to become an HIV activist.

Trauma, Social Support and Personal Growth: Implications for Living With HIV Img
Coping

Trauma, Social Support and Personal Growth: Implications for Living With HIV

While a traumatic experience is always disturbing and potentially catastrophic, you can respond in ways that are positive, profound and life altering -- an effect known as post-traumatic growth.