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Switching or Stopping HIV Treatment

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Can Long-Acting ART Be an Equitable Care Option for Black Women?

For Black women, before we can start conversations about switching to Cabenuva, we need to address issues around access, stigma, and cultural competence.

By Dali Adekunle
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Enthusiasm for Once-Monthly Cabenuva Is High—But There Are Questions, Too

Is long-acting ART right for your lifestyle? Are monthly visits convenient? If you’re considering making the switch, start with the fundamentals.

By Larry Buhl
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Odefsey for HIV Treatment: Everything You Need to Know

Deeeply researched and medically reviewed, our "no-BS basics" on Odefsey will get you in the know about the most important info regarding this single-tablet HIV treatment regimen.

By Michael Broder
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Atripla for HIV Treatment: Everything You Need to Know

It's the oldest single-tablet regimen for HIV. But is it washed up as a viable treatment option? Here's a top expert's take.

By David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
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Genvoya for HIV Treatment: Everything You Need to Know

It’s not considered a “preferred” option for starting HIV treatment in the U.S., but Genvoya still has its place in our medication arsenal.

By David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
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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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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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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.

By Jennifer Cocohoba, Pharm.D., A.A.H.I.V.E.
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Is Your HIV Viral Load Normal?

An expert HIV doctor explains viral load testing, what "undetectable" and "unquantifiable" really mean, and how to make sense of your latest numbers.

By Mark Holodniy, M.D.
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Personal Stories

I Moved Back to Atlanta from Boston, and I've Been Out of HIV Meds for a Month

HIV care is separate and unequal in America, health activist Mason writes, as "the system of care here feels no urgency around my survival."

By R. Mason