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.
Down-to-earth tips on mental health, medical care, and practical steps from a person who's been there, offered in the hope of speeding you from the challenges of today to a calmer and more joyful future.
A West Virginia county is hard-hit by the opioid epidemic, but the community is divided on syringe exchange programs.
A list of links compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how to get help finding HIV care, paying for care, traveling, securing housing or employment, and navigating legal issues, mental health concerns, or stigma.
Christopher Kennedy tells his story of being diagnosed with HIV, fighting shame in the face of loved ones' confusion, and finding unexpected love.
"I want people to understand that living with HIV is not an obstacle," says Armando Ramirez-Guzman, who has been living with HIV since 2003. "You can live life, go out and have fun, and enjoy a movie date."
Approximately 38,700 people became newly infected with HIV in the United States in 2016. After about 5 years of substantial declines, the number of annual HIV infections began to level off in 2013, to about 39,000 infections per year.
The version of the virus I acquired had already developed resistance to non-nucleosides. With many of the gene editing therapies in the pipeline targeting the CCR5 gene, I'm wondering if my variant requires that gene to infect a cell?
This refreshing series following an African-American millennial woman living with HIV avoids the sappy or sentimental.
After being diagnosed with HIV in April 2018, Toraje Heyward realized that there was much work to do.