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HIV Among African Americans

This fact sheet from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention includes the latest statistics available on HIV within Black communities in the U.S.

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Learn from The Well Project about lab tests that are important for your health -- what they are, what they measure, and how results are used.

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Updated: 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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HIV and Older Adults

Anyone -- including older adults -- can get HIV. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one-quarter of all Americans living with HIV in 2012 were 55 years of age and older.

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Getting HIV Drugs in the U.S.

Learn about many options for getting HIV drugs in the U.S. -- private insurers, ACA marketplaces, ADAP, Medicaid, Medicare, and more.

Thousands In Chicago Protest Planned ICE Arrests Of Undocumented Immigrants

Using HIV to Justify Immigration Bans Isn't New. Here's the 35-Year History.

Haitians, gay men, and Central Americans have all been scapegoats in the storied history of American HIV immigration bans.

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Is Your HIV Viral Load Normal?

An expert HIV doctor explains viral load testing, what "undetectable" and "unquantifiable" really mean, and how to make sense of your latest numbers.

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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.