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Proactive Steps Needed to Address High Burden of Cardiovascular Disease in People Living With HIV Img
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Proactive Steps Needed to Address High Burden of Cardiovascular Disease in People Living With HIV

The health of people living with HIV who are in care and on treatment has dramatically improved over the years. Now the focus is appropriately shifting to long-term health risks, such as cardiovascular disease.

Higher Diabetes Rate in People With HIV Highlights Importance of Prevention and Monitoring Img
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Higher Diabetes Rate in People With HIV Highlights Importance of Prevention and Monitoring

The diabetes rate is about 4% higher in people with HIV than in the general U.S. population -- highlighting the importance of early monitoring for and prevention of diabetes.

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Why I Let D.C. Cops Drag My Body out of the Capitol

"Despite years working in HIV activism, it was my first 'real' arrest. It was finally time for me to practice civil disobedience to try to save American healthcare," writes activist Tim Murphy.

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Plant Compound More Potent Than AZT in Inhibiting HIV Replication

Scientists have discovered that a compound derived from the Southeast Asian plant justicia gendarussa has a greater effect than AZT in blocking HIV.

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The 21st Century Reproductive Revolution: The Fatherly Desires of HIV-Positive Men

"I would have loved to have been a dad someday, but then, I was diagnosed with HIV," is an all-too-common statement shared by men living with HIV, but times are changing, writes Josh Middleton.

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Mind & Body

Simple Health and Wellness Strategies With HIV

"Finding the time each day for some self-reflection or meditation is really all we need and can be incredibly helpful," writes HIV advocate David Duran.

Endless Breaking News: Overcoming the Dangerous Effects of Chronic Stress Img
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Endless Breaking News: Overcoming the Dangerous Effects of Chronic Stress

David Fawcett Ph.D., L.C.S.W., highlights the dangers of chronic stress and gives four steps to help overcome it.

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Speak Up, Tweet Back, Write AIDS: Communication Tips for HIV Activists in the Social Media Age

Much has changed since the early days of ACT UP taking the media by storm. But remember the golden rule, says Jennifer Johnson Avril: you're not talking to the media, you're talking through the media.

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Personal Stories

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!"

Heart Disease, Recent Cancer, Hepatitis C Raise Fracture Risk in People With HIV Img
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Heart Disease, Recent Cancer, Hepatitis C Raise Fracture Risk in People With HIV

Cardiovascular (heart) disease, a recent non-AIDS cancer and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection each raised the risk of fracture (a broken bone) in a large study of people with HIV.