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Author Archives: Emily Newman

Activists remind us of the social movement behind the National AIDS Strategy—and why we still need it today

Activists remind us of the social movement behind the National AIDS Strategy—and why we still need it today

, by Emily Newman

Read about the history behind our country’s national strategy to turn the tide on HIV and AIDS, and see why it matters now just as much now as it did ten years ago. Read More

Routinely offering HIV tests to people in hospitals helps more people get tested, and know their status

Routinely offering HIV tests to people in hospitals helps more people get tested, and know their status

, by Emily Newman

The expanded HIV testing protocol increased the percentage of new HIV positive diagnoses in the Bronx health care system by about 3.5-fold. Read More

Ten lessons from the first year of living with HIV

Ten lessons from the first year of living with HIV

, by Emily Newman

Nick Domitrovich celebrated and honored his one-year anniversary of testing positive for HIV by sharing what he’s learned from his diagnosis with the world. Read More

What puts young trans* women at risk for HIV? A Q&A with two San Francisco researchers

What puts young trans* women at risk for HIV? A Q&A with two San Francisco researchers

, by Emily Newman

Recent research in San Francisco has identified some unique life experiences that seem to increase HIV risk among young trans* women, which may help inform HIV prevention efforts. Read More

An Internet-delivered program helps people with HIV lose weight

An Internet-delivered program helps people with HIV lose weight

, by Emily Newman

Katie Becofsky, PhD shares information on how this program helped people living with HIV lose an average of 10 pounds over 3 months. Read More