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Injecting Meth? Here's What You Definitely Need to Know

Heart and other health complications from "slamming" crystal can be devastating -- even deadly. Thankfully, there are tools to reduce the harm and even get off meth entirely.

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What Does PrEP Cost Outside the United States?

Generic pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is available in at least 26 countries, allowing those countries to scale up access and reduce HIV transmissions. Why not here?

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Resources for People Living With HIV in the U.S.

A list of links compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how to get help finding HIV care, paying for care, traveling, securing housing or employment, and navigating legal issues, mental health concerns, or stigma.

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Blessed Be the Bottom: How to Make Anal Sex Safe and Pleasurable

Bottoming expert Mason offers a guide for the anally receptive, to enhance your -- and your top's -- safety, comfort, and pleasure.

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Planning for Retirement While Living With HIV

Whether you're on public assistance or you're more well off, there are things you can do to plan for a secure future.

HIV Treatment as Prevention (TasP)

The Well Project sums up treatment as prevention (or TasP), which refers to the ways in which we can use HIV drugs, or HIV treatment, to lower the risk of HIV transmission.

New HIV Diagnoses Among Youth by Transmission Category and Sex in the US and Dependent Areas, 2017

Statistics: HIV Among Youth in the U.S.

In 2017, less than 1% of youth who received an HIV diagnosis were aged 13 to 14, 21% were aged 15 to 19, and 79% were aged 20 to 24, according to the CDC.

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Has Anyone Gotten HIV When They Were on PrEP?

One of the persisting fears people may have when starting PrEP is wondering whether a risk remains of contracting HIV while on PrEP without using an additional barrier method.

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What Is HIV?

Let's start with the basics: HIV is short for "human immunodeficiency virus." You can get HIV through condomless sex or by sharing needles or other equipment used to inject drugs.

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How to Keep Track of Your HIV Meds, and Your Health

We recently retired our My Health Tracker service, which had allowed people to confidentially keep a log of every lab test result they received and every start, stop, or change they made to their HIV medications.