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Biktarvy for HIV Treatment: Everything You Need to Know

A top-notch HIV doctor dishes the details on one of the U.S.'s recommended first-line HIV treatment drugs.

By David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
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The ABCs of Viral Hepatitis

Three different viruses cause the liver disease known as hepatitis. Here's what you need to know about the differences between them, including treatment and prevention.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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What You Need to Know About Truvada for HIV Treatment and Prevention

Down-to-earth info you need about Truvada, both as a part of HIV treatment regimens and HIV prevention (PrEP).

By David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
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The History of HIV/AIDS in the U.S.

The HIV/AIDS pandemic changed the course of human history. This is the story of how dedicated activists changed the course of AIDS.

By Nathaniel Currie, D.S.W., LCSW
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An HIV Doctor Offers the Latest Science-Backed Advice on Dealing With Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Malebranche has been recording videos that answer some of the most pressing questions asked by people living with HIV, and that share practical guidance on important things to keep in mind.

By Myles Helfand
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What You Need to Know About the New Coronavirus and HIV

The latest medical advice from HIV doctors and health experts on how to remain healthy if you're living with HIV during this COVID-19 outbreak.

By Mathew Rodriguez and Myles Helfand
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Lo Que Necesitas Saber Sobre el Nuevo Coronavirus y el VIH

En todo el mundo la principal preocupación sanitaria en este momento es el COVID-19. La enfermedad es causada por una nueva cepa de coronavirus reconocido como SARS-CoV-2.

By Mathew Rodriguez and David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
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9 HIV/AIDS Facts to Combat the Most Harmful Myths

With the HIV response largely underfunded and fact-based education hard to find, it’s no surprise that myths abound. In this article, we’ll dispel a few of the most persistent myths about HIV and replace them with actual, verifiable facts.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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Injecting Meth? Here's What You Definitely Need to Know

Heart and other health complications from "slamming" crystal can be devastating -- even deadly. Thankfully, there are tools to reduce the harm and even get off meth entirely.

By Gabriel Torres
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What Is an Opportunistic Infection?

Key PointsOpportunistic infections (OIs) are infections that occur more often or are more severe in people with weakened immune systems than in people with healthy immune systems. People with weakened immune systems include people living with HIV or ...

By AIDSinfo