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Living With HIV

10 Keys to Living Well With HIV

    Myles Helfand

    Myles Helfand

    @MylesatTheBody

    Myles is the executive editor and general manager of TheBody/TheBodyPro. A career journalist and editor, Myles joined TheBody in 2001 as a part-time copyeditor. He has since established himself as a leading journalist and content strategist on HIV-related issues, authoring hundreds of articles and editing hundreds more -- and accumulating an ever-growing mountain of HIV conference badges along the way.

    JD Davids

    JD Davids

    @TheCrankyQueer

    JD Davids is a white/Ashkenazi Jewish queer and trans organizer, writer, and strategist living with ME/CFS and several other chronic conditions in Brooklyn, N.Y, on Munsee Lenape and Canarsie land. He writes and hosts conversations for The Cranky Queer Guide to Chronic Illness at @TheCrankyQueer.

    A longtime HIV activist originally brought up by ACT UP Philadelphia, Davids was the senior editor and director of strategic communications at TheBody/TheBodyPro from 2014 to 2018, and is now a member of the What Would an HIV Doula Do collective. As an HIV research advocate, he served on the Strategic Working Group within the Division of AIDS at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, in addition to multiple advisory committees at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Insitutes of Health. He is a board member of #MEAction, a member of the Long COVID Alliance, was an ally to the first patient-led study of Long COVID, and is the primary author of Chronic Injustice: Centering Equitable Health Care and Policies for COVID-19 and Other Chronic Conditions.