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6 Reasons Why People Skip Their HIV Meds

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Reasons Why People Skip Their Meds

"Honestly, it just slipped my mind"

"Honestly, it just slipped my mind."


"I can't always afford my meds."

"I can't always afford my meds."


"My side effects are out of control."

"My side effects are out of control."


"My housing isn't always stable."

"My housing isn't always stable."


"I have too much going on."

"I have too much going on."


"I'm depressed."

"I'm depressed."


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Kellee Terrell

Kellee Terrell

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Kellee Terrell is the former news editor of TheBody. Her articles and interviews have appeared in Teen Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Al Jazeera, Essence, The Root, The Advocate, and HelloBeautiful.