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In Miami, a Potential HIV Outbreak Under a Highway Underpass Raises Ethical Questions Img

In Miami, a Potential HIV Outbreak Under a Highway Underpass Raises Ethical Questions

Homeless rights advocates are concerned by the heightened presence of authorities in a Miami encampment.

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Why 'Housing First' Matters to People Living With HIV

Housing insecurity is a major barrier to accessing medical care for people living with HIV as well as a major driver of chaotic drug use.

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Homeless LGBTQ Youth Remain at Risk for HIV, and They Need Us

Homelessness is a problem in and of itself, but for LGBTQ youth, housing instability is also a significant risk factor for becoming HIV positive.

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Ending the Epidemic: What Will It Take?

Corey Johnson says that to ensure all low-income HIV-positive New Yorkers are in a position to manage their care, the bottom line is "housing is health care."

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'My Biggest Fear Isn't AIDS, It's Being Evicted From My Rent-Controlled Unit'

A recent survey of homeless people in San Francisco found 7% were living with HIV or AIDS-related illness, which has left Jonathan concerned about his housing.

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Young, Transgender and Homeless

What are the struggles you face when you are young, transgender and homeless?

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Georgia: Jerusalem House Offers Stability to Homeless Affected by HIV/AIDS

This article was reported by Atlanta INTown.

Atlanta INTown reported on Jerusalem House, which has provided housing support for homeless and low-income men women and children affected by HIV/AIDS for 25 years. When Jerusalem House began in 1989 with...

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HIV on the Rise in San Jose, Calif., Homeless Encampment Known as "The Jungle"

This article was reported by KCBS Radio.

KCBS Radio reported that HIV and other STDs are increasing in "The Jungle," a homeless encampment of 200–300 residents on the banks of San Jose, Calif.'s Coyote Creek. Mercy Egbujor, a nurse with Valley Homel...

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Ending Homelessness to End AIDS

When you recognize the fact that at least half of people with HIV have experienced homelessness or unstable housing, regardless of how they became infected, it's hard to ignore the likelihood that ending homelessness could be a huge step towards endi...

Homelessness Proves to Be a Major Block in Treating HIV: A Blog Entry by Candace Y.A. Montague Img

Homelessness Proves to Be a Major Block in Treating HIV: A Blog Entry by Candace Y.A. Montague

Hello there! This Examiner has been on a bit of a hiatus thanks to a writer's block. I am happy to report that it is over. What's new? A study from the researchers at the University of California in San Francisco about HIV and homelessness. AIDS advo...