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As Hepatitis C Goes Rural, Public Health and Medicine Strain to Adapt Img

As Hepatitis C Goes Rural, Public Health and Medicine Strain to Adapt

Hep C was on the decline in the U.S. But between 2006 and 2012, rates more than tripled across Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and Virginia. Rod McCullom reports on the challenges of an increasingly rural epidemic.

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An Experience of HIV Care in Rural Versus Urban Areas

A guest writer walks us through the multiple trials and tribulations that people living with HIV in rural areas face when trying to find adequate HIV care.

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Day One With HIV: "Not Leukemia, but Something Far More Shocking"

"I left work, contemplating suicide, for I felt I could never face my family," Harold Scott recalls. "Little did I know that I would become the local face of HIV/AIDS."

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Rural HIV-Infected Women's Access to Medical Care: Ongoing Needs in California

In much of the United States, "little is known about HIV care among rural populations," the authors wrote. Women living with HIV in rural areas often have considerably less access to care than their counterparts in urban and suburban settings. The cu...

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Is Anybody Out There?

Introduction Lowcountry AIDS Services, South Carolina Hope and Help Center of Central Florida Matthew 25, Kentucky Partnership Health Center, Montana AIDS Resource, Pennsylvania Unanimous Voices Opportunities for Low Volume and Non-Ur...

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Mary, You're Back in Wyoming ...

Those of us living with HIV in big cities tend to think that it must be a glitter-free hell for those doing it in the sticks, the boondocks and the hinterlands. Of course, we know it's not always so pretty in urban centers, but out in the middle of n...

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Cases of HIV in South Dakota

South Dakota has had nine reported HIV infections to date this year, according to the state Department of Health (SDDH). In 2001, the state had 22 HIV cases, SDDH reported. There have been 397 HIV cases registered in South Dakota since SDDH started k...

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Small Town, Big Misperceptions

As she attended the local funeral of a client, the well-known director of an HIV service organization in a small town found people rushing up to her demanding to know, "Why are you here? What did he die of?"

You can get lost in the big city, but in ...

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Meanwhile, in the Poconos ...

Visiting the Delaware Water Gap is an adventure in many ways. In an area of Pennsylvania that brings together New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York, it is a vacation spot for canoeing, skiing, hiking and fishing only about two hours from both Philade...