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New York Health Act 13-hour hearing for single-payer health care.
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Could New York Become the First State to Pass Single-Payer Health Care?

The first state to implement a plan to end the HIV epidemic may again attempt what others have failed to do.

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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."

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HIV Treatment as Prevention (TasP)

The Well Project sums up treatment as prevention (or TasP), which refers to the ways in which we can use HIV drugs, or HIV treatment, to lower the risk of HIV transmission.

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Personal Stories

I Moved to Atlanta Four Months Ago, and Getting Into HIV Care Was Hell

Spoken word artist Michael "Miss Mikey" Lamb shares his saga of fighting for health coverage -- and why people fall through the cracks.

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How to Keep Track of Your HIV Meds, and Your Health

We recently retired our My Health Tracker service, which had allowed people to confidentially keep a log of every lab test result they received and every start, stop, or change they made to their HIV medications.

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In a Climate of Fear, HIV Services for Latinx Women Give Strength to Immigrant Communities

"If you educate yourself, you can protect yourself," says Thelma Garcia, the HIV service director of East Los Angeles Women's Center. "Helping different women in my community is the passion that keeps me going."

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HIV Treatment Adherence

Treatment adherence includes starting HIV treatment, keeping all medical appointments, and taking HIV medicines every day as prescribed. For people with HIV, treatment adherence is key to staying healthy.

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How to Find HIV Treatment Services

If you are living with HIV, there are resources that can help you find a health care provider, pay for your medicines, locate affordable housing, and get help with mental health issues.

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No, Dr. Sebi Did Not Have the Cure for HIV -- Despite Nipsey Hussle's Planned Documentary

There is real racism in our health care system, Kenyon Farrow writes -- and we need more black people to work with us to transform systems, not believe in false prophets.

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Locate an HIV Care Provider

U.S. guidelines recommend that people with HIV start medical care and begin HIV treatment as soon as possible. Here are a few ways to find HIV care providers and services.