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Features

With New Ways to Talk About HIV on Hookup Apps, Positive Men Have More Options Than Ever

“Grindr lets me tell guys right in my profile that I’m poz on meds and undetectable. Not only is that very convenient; it also, I believe, helps increase awareness, and helps normalize HIV-positive status.”

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Personal Stories

My Former Patient was Denied PEP at a Big Atlanta HIV Organization. Here's What I Did.

David Malebranche's former patient tried to get PEP at a major Atlanta HIV clinic and was initally denied. Though the situation has been made right, it's important to make sure this doesn't happen again.

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Features

Can Bernie Sanders End the HIV Epidemic?

“If what [Republicans] describe as socialism is the best path to achieve the end of the HIV epidemic, then we ourselves cannot dismiss the Sanders campaign with the same zeal,” activist Brian Gaither writes.

Dwayne Steward, Devin Quinn, and Chad Braun
Interviews

In Central Ohio, Advocates Work to Correct HIV Misinformation and Structural Barriers to Care

Columbus is Ohio’s largest city—and home to the state’s largest number of people living with HIV.

Dexter Komakaru in Columbus, Ohio
Features

Some HIV Agencies Providing Housing for Vulnerable Clients Not Living with HIV

Some HIV organizations are coming up with innovative sources of funding to help HIV-negative people, especially LGBTQ youth, stay housed and healthy.

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Reference

Your Prescription Is Ready: Best Ways to Work With Your Pharmacist

Though they may not be top-of-mind when you think about your health, pharmacists are an important part of your HIV care team. Pharmacist Jennifer Cocohoba suggests some ways to make sure you're getting the most out of your pharmacy visits.

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News Analysis

How Trump Administration Proposals Could Increase the Cost of HIV Meds

Can you end the HIV epidemic while undermining drug assistance programs and antidiscrimination protections?

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News

This Week in HIV Research: Do You Believe in U=U?

Feb. 27, 2020: U=U perception vs. reality; frequency of incorrect self-reported viral load levels; how HIV transmission cluster predicts care continuum gaps; integrase inhibitor uptake and discontinuation.

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Features

How Telehealth Platforms Make It Easy to Get PrEP

In some places, getting PrEP and other sexual health services using digital platforms is getting easier.

Mel Leroy and Wilburn Mithcell
Features

Lack of Health Insurance and Housing Are Barriers to Care in Fort Worth, Texas

Almost 1 in 5 people in Fort Worth, Texas, lack health insurance, a barrier to getting people the care they need, especially in a state that did not expand Medicaid access.