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Reasons Why People Skip Their Meds
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6 Reasons Why People Skip Their HIV Meds

We all know it’s important to take HIV medications every day, but let’s face it: It’s not always the easiest thing to do. Here are six key obstacles that can block the way between you and your meds – and tips on how to get past them.

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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.

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What You Need to Know About the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Immigrants Seeking Both Benefits and a Green Card

Bottom line: “Anyone with a green-card case pending should talk to a lawyer before making benefits changes.”

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Viewpoints

HIV Activists: Make Sleep One of Your 2020 New Year’s Resolutions

Your life, and our movement, won’t succeed if we’re not getting enough rest.

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News

Advocates Sound Alarm on Climbing HIV Rates for Latinx Communities

What will it take to end the HIV epidemic among Latinx people in the U.S.? Community advocates and researchers weigh in on the issue -- and offer solutions.

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Personal Stories

Facing Atlanta's HIV Bureaucracy Gave Me a Lesson in Hardship

After finally being connected to care, health activist Mason runs into more obstacles -- and another unexpected wait for lifesaving medication.

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Q&A

My Son Is Living With HIV and Won't Take His Medications. How Do I Help Him?

A parent is concerned because their son is living with HIV but won't take his medication. Here, clinical social worker Nathaniel Currie offers his professional advice.

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Features

Before Trump's Public Charge Policy Begins, Providers Worry Immigrants May Avoid HIV Treatment

The Trump changes to the public charge rule for immigrants applying for citizenship soon go into effect. HIV providers and advocates are concerned about the impact on HIV care for immigrants.

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Personal Stories

After a Month Without My Meds, I Still Had to Face Atlanta's HIV Bureaucracy

Without HIV medication for over a month, Mason finally gets an appointment -- a four-hour ritual of bureaucratic paperwork that's only the beginning of getting linked to care in Atlanta.

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Interviews

A Faith-Filled Response to HIV in the South

"My gayness -- my identity -- is not a sin," says Rev. Aquarius Gilmer, the director of governmental affairs and advocacy at the Southern AIDS Coalition. "The sin is that people don't have access to prevention or care, not how a person contracts HIV or that they are living with HIV."

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Press Releases

Connection to HIV Care Helps Hardly Reached U.S. Populations Suppress the Virus

A recent study found that efforts focused on bringing LGBTQ people of color back into HIV care can be very successful in major cities such as Atlanta, Baltimore, Birmingham, and Boston.