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The First Supermodel, Gia Carangi, Died of AIDS 33 Years Ago. She's Worth Remembering

Though she died of HIV-related causes at the age of 26, her impact on fashion carried far beyond her years as a model.

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Are We Doing Enough to Prevent Another Scott County? Probably Not

Thanks to an injection drug use-fueled HIV outbreak there which resulted in 200 people contracting the virus, Scott County is now shorthand for the type of syndemic opioid-related disaster that HIV advocates and public health experts are worried will...

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San Francisco Will Be First U.S. City With Legal Injection Site to Prevent Opioid Overdoses; Others Scramble to Follow

Even as overdose deaths surge, the movement for "safe consumption" sites remains fraught with challenges.

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CDC Calls for 'Swift Action' to Prevent New HIV Outbreaks Among People Who Inject Drugs

In response to the shifting demographics opioid crisis, the U.S. CDC calls for the broad expansion of syringe service programs to reduce substance misuse and risk for HIV Infection.

Revolutionary Love, a Daily Practice, a Movement of Solidarity: The Many Meanings of Harm Reduction Img

Revolutionary Love, a Daily Practice, a Movement of Solidarity: The Many Meanings of Harm Reduction

"I was incredibly lucky to attend the [National Harm Reduction Conference] in San Diego to learn more about harm reduction in its many forms -- as a theory, a practice, a community and a movement," Emmett Patterson writes. "It didn't take long for me...

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Injection Drug Use and the African-American HIV Epidemic

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of new HIV infections among the sub-populations most affected are lowest among black males and females who inject drugs. Two factors that contribute to these relativel...