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Here’s what you need to know about HIV drug resistance

Here’s what you need to know about HIV drug resistance

December 4, 2017, by

Here’s a low-down on HIV drug resistance, including what it is and how you get tested for it. Also, get advice from HIV clinicians on prevention and what to do if you do develop HIV drug resistance. Read More

If you need health insurance, now’s the time to sign up for Covered California

If you need health insurance, now’s the time to sign up for Covered California

November 16, 2017, by

Despite federal attempts to undermine the ACA, Covered California provides stable, competitive health insurance. Enroll now until January 31, 2018. Read More

In people with HIV, over-the-counter heartburn drugs may cause immune activation and inflammation

In people with HIV, over-the-counter heartburn drugs may cause immune activation and inflammation

November 14, 2017, by

A small study linked acid blocking medications like Prilosec to increased inflammation in people living with HIV. What does this study mean for people taking these meds? Read More

PrEP and reaching people of color, trans women, and young people

PrEP and reaching people of color, trans women, and young people

November 7, 2017, by

Not everyone at risk for HIV knows about PrEP, and many people who could benefit from PrEP believe it’s not for them. A panel discussion recently discussed considerations for PrEP providers, advocates, and the media. Read More

Why do some HIV drugs cost so much? Pharma, insurers, advocacy groups and consumers weigh in

Why do some HIV drugs cost so much? Pharma, insurers, advocacy groups and consumers weigh in

November 2, 2017, by

Drug pricing is a complicated issue, with pharmaceutical companies on one side, patient activists on the other, and consumers oftentimes stuck somewhere in the middle. Read More