They’re about the state’s failure to properly serve people of color, people who use substances, and people who don’t have permanent housing, advocates argue.
Both the state and the capital city just made it almost impossible to protect drug users and their service providers—despite HIV outbreaks and the nation’s No. 1 overdose crisis.
Despite the interruptions in testing and treatment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic elsewhere, Julio Montaner, M.D., and colleagues in British Columbia have nearly eliminated HIV there.
The collective harms of racism within mass incarceration contribute greatly to disproportionate HIV prevalence and outcomes within Black communities.
Whether it's GaysOverCOVID or LA Basics, what are the public-health implications of anonymously run Instagram accounts, with the ability to reach tens of thousands of people with each post, that have taken a hardline stance on complex topics?
Public health experts say it only makes things worse, but it can still feel necessary.
PrEP in the form of injections, vaginal rings, or medicated anal douches can give people options that work with their sexual life and desires.
Oregon Just Became the First State to Decriminalize Small Amounts of Hard Drugs Like Heroin and Meth. Will Other States Follow?
Measure 110 passed comfortably, signaling widespread (if not total) agreement that treatment, not arrest, is the way to solve the state’s drug-use crisis.
The city’s first Black mayor died at age 93 on Nov. 23.
“More data are needed to understand how methamphetamine may serve as a barrier to PrEP initiation, adherence, and long-term retention in care.”