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What HIV-Positive Youth Want You to Know

Some were diagnosed, some during their youth, but they all have something to tell you about their experience.

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Focused on What's Important: Cedric Gum

After Cedric Gum found out his status in 2012, he knew that others like him had a lack of knowledge about HIV, and that needed to change.

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Making a Video Game About HIV

TheBody.com spoke with Ilya Polyakov and Stephen Borden, two of the game developers for I'm Positive, to learn about the inspiration behind the game and plans for its future.

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I'm Positive: The Game

I'm Positive is an interactive video game that educates players on HIV, including "misconceptions around it, testing, treatment, disclosure, and the consequences of not getting treatment."

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PrEParing for an HIV Revolution

Two years ago on July 16, 2012, the Food & Drug Administration approved the first-ever pill to prevent HIV, known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). To mark this occasion, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is thrilled to launch its PrEPare f...

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Texas: AIDS Foundation Houston Announces Sport4Life Scholarship

This article was reported by Examiner.

The Examiner reported that AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. (AFH) is accepting applications for its Sport4Life Scholarship. The Sport4Life event calls on both amateur and professional athletes to help in efforts t...

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An HIV Diagnosis While in College Brings Upheaval, Questions and Contemplation

"Needless to say, my life is a mess and the future that was once so clear seems so blurred and uncertain. I am simply looking to my graduation day, and trying to overcome the depression I have been fighting since my day one."

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Fewer Teens Are Having Sex, but Fewer Are Using Condoms, Too

Walk into a U.S. classroom and you'll see more virgins than you did a decade ago, less people who have casual sex -- but also, less people who use condoms.

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What's Behind Rising HIV Infections in Youth?

I recently spoke with Donna Futterman, M.D., the Director of the Adolescent AIDS Program at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, and Linda Wesp, FNP-C, a Nurse Practitioner there, about the increasing epidemic in adolescents and youth.

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Positive Parenting Moment -- A Son Surprises His Dad: A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

There are many things that I want to teach my son as he goes into adult hood. He is 17 years old and sorry to say for him that he has to grow up fast. He has to understand that when you're an adult that are thing that are expected of you. There is ...