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(from top left to right) Laney Henderson, Tiarra McMillan, Toni Holbrook, Aaron Jones, June Gipson credit My Brothers Keeper Inc

In Mississippi, Efforts to Fight HIV Epidemic Clash With Health Care Disenfranchisement

Fighting Mississippi’s HIV epidemic is about more than just getting people living with HIV or at risk for HIV on a pill. It means confronting the reality that for many in the state, their primary care doctor is the emergency room.

Kevin Koerner and Morrigan Phillips credit Megan Eaves

In the Boston Metro Area, a Tale of Two HIV Epidemics Emerges

While black and Latinx gay and bisexual men and transgender women make up a larger portion of HIV cases in and around Boston, the opioid crisis has led to spiking HIV rates among injection drug users.

Making Progress in Losing Weight, Knowing the Reward Will Be Feeling Better Overall: A Blog Entry by Tim Hinkhouse Img

Making Progress in Losing Weight, Knowing the Reward Will Be Feeling Better Overall: A Blog Entry by Tim Hinkhouse

It's hard to say "no" to fresh pastries with prison chow. Fortunately, Tim Hinkhouse eats with people who are supportive of his weight loss goals: "They'll eat those things for me and then tell me how great they were!"

Med Side Effects: Thinking About How HIV Affects Us Physically -- A Blog Entry by Tim Hinkhouse Img

Med Side Effects: Thinking About How HIV Affects Us Physically -- A Blog Entry by Tim Hinkhouse

Being HIV positive and feeling the side effects of various meds has encouraged Tim Hinkhouse to care more about his body: "I have wanted to learn all I can to stay healthy."

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Three's a Charm for "Team to End AIDS" Participant Sozit Ayalew

Team to End AIDS participant Sozit Ayalew is already a seasoned veteran with the program, and is training for her third T2 event in less than a year! She trained for the Marine Corps Marathon in 2011, then the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in the winter, an...

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From the Sports Desk: Chasing an End to AIDS

Living with HIV is sometimes described as a rollercoaster but for me it's more like a marathon or several of them.

Running has been my constant companion, even before my HIV diagnosis in 1994. Back then, my typical run was shorter -- my impatience g...

Attack of the Killer Couches, or Why People With HIV and Neuropathy Need to Get Off Our Backsides! Part Two: A Blog Entry by Dave R. Img

Attack of the Killer Couches, or Why People With HIV and Neuropathy Need to Get Off Our Backsides! Part Two: A Blog Entry by Dave R.

The pain and discomfort of neuropathy can sometimes make any movement seem like more work than its worth. But Dave R. explains why exercise -- even just minutes of exercise -- is a must: "Think of it as prolonging your life, maybe just by minutes, ...

Attack of the Killer Couches, or Why People With HIV and Neuropathy Need to Get Off Our Backsides! Part One: A Blog Entry by Dave R. Img

Attack of the Killer Couches, or Why People With HIV and Neuropathy Need to Get Off Our Backsides! Part One: A Blog Entry by Dave R.

Nobody with neuropathic pain, or tingling, or numbness wants to hear it. Neither do those people with HIV who are exhausted from the pressures, both physical and psychological, of living with HIV and its medications. These are people who on some days...

Hitting the Gym With HIV Fitness Stud Nelson Vergel: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King Img

Hitting the Gym With HIV Fitness Stud Nelson Vergel: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

Mark S. King's latest video blog finds him and HIV exercise/nutrition expert Nelson Vergel at the gym, where Nelson gives Mark a lesson on aerobic activity and weightlifting. "With issues like bone density more vital for people with HIV, weight train...

HIV Nutrition (and Proper Pooping) With Nelson Vergel, Food Detective: A Video Blog Entry by Mark S. King Img

HIV Nutrition (and Proper Pooping) With Nelson Vergel, Food Detective: A Video Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"Letting the HIV fitness and nutrition expert take over my kitchen seemed like a good idea at the time," Mark S. King laments. In the first of a two-part video blog, TheBody.com's own Nelson Vergel raids Mark's refrigerator -- trashing his beloved ju...