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Boston Marathon Attack: An HIV Survivor's Perspective

"As we crossed Boylston Street, I looked down toward the finish line. It was surreal. It looked like a war zone," writes Stephen Kovacev, a longtime HIV survivor who runs the Boston Marathon yearly as a means of spiritual and physical survival.

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Day 193: Health, Nutrition and HIV Medications (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series.

I touch on the topic of advertisements for HIV meds and the people in them. Also answe...

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Exercise and HIV

Why Is Exercise Important? What Are the Advantages of Exercise? What Are the Risks of Exercise? Exercise Guidelines for People With HIV The Bottom Line For More Information

Why Is Exercise Important?

Exercise cannot control or fight HIV...

Nelson Vergel's Time-Saving Tips to Maximize the Benefits of Exercise (Video) Img

Nelson Vergel's Time-Saving Tips to Maximize the Benefits of Exercise (Video)

"In this video I share what I've learned in the past 27 years to combat HIV-related body changes, fatigue and mental outlook with great exercise tips that will save everyone time and costly mistakes."

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Three's a Charm for "Team to End AIDS" Participant Sozit Ayalew

Team to End AIDS participant Sozit Ayalew is already a seasoned veteran with the program, and is training for her third T2 event in less than a year! She trained for the Marine Corps Marathon in 2011, then the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in the winter, an...

Healthier Choices Make Healthier People (Video) Img

Healthier Choices Make Healthier People (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: 13 Months of Videos Following My Diagnosis." Check out a full list of entries in the series.

Another selected reading from HIV The First Year: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed. This re...

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From the Sports Desk: Chasing an End to AIDS

Living with HIV is sometimes described as a rollercoaster but for me it's more like a marathon or several of them.

Running has been my constant companion, even before my HIV diagnosis in 1994. Back then, my typical run was shorter -- my impatience g...

Justin Runs the Rebel Race 2012 (Maryland/DC I): A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith Img

Justin Runs the Rebel Race 2012 (Maryland/DC I): A Blog Entry by Justin B. Terry-Smith

There are a lot of things I hope to accomplish and being HIV positive not only pushes me harder but makes me open to new things and possibilities. I love a challenge and I almost thrive on them. In February some of my friends were talking about us do...

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Handling Depression and Having Pride After an HIV Diagnosis

Richard Cordova, a 33-year-old gay man from Chicago, was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in 2002 -- which did not surprise him, since he had been living a life of hard partying, heavy drug use and unprotected sex at the time. He came across an opportunity fo...

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Native American/Alaska Native Traditional Healing

What Is Native American Traditional Healing? Who Would Benefit From Traditional Healing? How Does Traditional Healing Interact With Western Medicine? The Bottom Line For More Information

What Is Native American Traditional Healing?

Most N...