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Tony Valenzuela

Desserts and Running a Nonprofit Help This Activist Cope With COVID-19 Quarantine

“It’s not in my nature to freak out about things. I’m irritatingly calm.”

By Tim Murphy
Yolanda Diaz

Walking the Dog and Support Networks Help This Bronx Activist Cope with COVID-19 Quarantine

“I’ve been emotionally affected, especially when I look at the news on TV and the first thing I see is Gov. Cuomo talking about how many people are infected and have died.”

By Tim Murphy
Kimo Conant Golden Eagle

Walks, the Ocean, and Sobriety Meetings Help This Long-Term Survivor Cope With COVID-19 Quarantine

“As with AIDS, the political machinations, denial, and ignorance over the proven science has been traumatic and a source of anger, despair, and depression at times.”

By Tim Murphy
Michael Webb

How Digital Parties and Ribs Are Helping This Houston Activist Cope With COVID-19 Quarantine

Houston activist Michael Webb is staying in with friends and ordering his favorite foods to cope during the COVID era. But he still wants to find some good dumbbells online.

By Tim Murphy
Venita Ray

How Healthy Eating and Exercise Help This Activist Cope in the COVID Era

Many longtime survivors of HIV are now finding themselves in the middle of a new pandemic. Here is how they are coping.

By Tim Murphy
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My Friend Is Living With HIV. How Can I Help Them Stay Healthy?

Q: A friend of mine told me he had HIV. Is there anything I need to do, like when he comes to my home, so that he doesn't get sick?

By Nathaniel Currie, D.S.W., LCSW
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Insufficient Food Linked to Inflammation in HIV-Positive Women

Women who experienced food insecurity were more likely to have elevated levels of inflammation. Researchers suspect that food insecurity causes stress, and this stress in turn raises inflammation in HIV-positive women.

By Sean R. Hosein for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
Healthy Living With HIV

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.

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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HIV and Nutrition and Food Safety

In people with HIV, good nutrition supports overall health and helps maintain the immune system. Get the facts on eating right and ways to handle, prepare, and store food to prevent foodborne illnesses.

By AIDSinfo
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Do I Need to Eat Food With My HIV Meds?

Food or no food with your meds? That is the question for individuals starting HIV treatment. Here's what you need to know.

By Warren Tong