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10 Keys to Living Well With HIV

For many of us, managing HIV is not just about survival; it’s about living well. But what does “living well” actually mean, and what steps can you take to maximize your health and happiness if you’re HIV positive?

By Myles Helfand and JD Davids

Featured

J.P. González-Torres and Janeth Almanza tend to a patient in Callen-Lorde's new anti-COVID dental clinic.
Features

The Pandemic Drags On. HIV Folks, Are You Taking Care of Your Teeth?

Top HIV-serving dentists say it’s safe to come back to their offices. And they offer pro tips for maintaining strong chompers at home.

By Tim Murphy
James Wentzy, Tracy McNeil, Catherine Allen
Features

At NYC’s Oldest HIV Residence, Both Fury and Excitement Over Rebuild Plans

Some longtime dwellers of Bailey-Holt House, open since 1986, oppose being displaced, even though they’re invited back.

By Tim Murphy
 Charles Sanchez with glass of Chardonnay.
Personal Stories

The 10-Year Anniversary of My Booze Breakup

Ten years ago, Charles Sanchez passed out on the street and was rescued by his therapist. Today, he’s sober—and life is better than ever.

By Charles Sanchez
William H. Carson Gabriel Maldonado Greg Millet
News

NATIVE SON’s Black Gay Leadership Forum Uplifts the Community, Virtually

Nearly 250 attendees joined in for the daylong event on personal empowerment and social justice.

By Juan Michael Porter II
still from David Malebranche's May 15, 2020 video on HIV and COVID-19
Features

An HIV Doctor Offers the Latest Science-Backed Advice on Dealing With Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Malebranche has been recording videos that answer some of the most pressing questions asked by people living with HIV, and that share practical guidance on important things to keep in mind.

By Myles Helfand
Xio Mora Lopez in kitchen.
Features

During COVID-19 Pandemic, the HIV Community Is Cooking and Delivering Food to People in Need

While some are packing on the pounds, others are working overtime to make sure our community’s most vulnerable don’t go hungry.

By Tim Murphy
10 Keys to Living Well With HIV
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10 Keys to Living Well With HIV

For many of us, managing HIV is not just about survival; it’s about living well. But what does “living well” actually mean, and what steps can you take to maximize your health and happiness if you’re HIV positive?

By Myles Helfand and JD Davids
Venita Ray
Interviews

How Healthy Eating and Exercise Help This Activist Cope in the COVID Era

Many longtime survivors of HIV are now finding themselves in the middle of a new pandemic. Here is how they are coping.

By Tim Murphy
Dr. Jason Kindt (left), director of the Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts, supported by Broadway Cares/The Actors Fund, with actor (right).
Features

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Has Started a COVID Emergency Fund for the Struggling Performance Community

Halfway to its $2 million goal, the fund is there for anyone who can document that last year they made at least $6,000 in the performing arts industry.

By Tim Murphy
hospital discharge
Viewpoints

How to Deal With the Anxiety of Going From Hospital to Home

Health worker and public health student Joel Zive, Pharm.D., writes about how listening to the people in your life and seeking mental health care can help you adjust after a hospital stay.

By Joel L. Zive