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Author Archives: Emily Newman

Is there HIV in my brain? Neurologist Dr. Joanna Hellmuth fills us in

Is there HIV in my brain? Neurologist Dr. Joanna Hellmuth fills us in

, by Emily Newman

Find out what changes HIV can cause in the brain, the effects on memory and thinking you should look out for and what to do if you notice any changes. Read More

Want to help cure HIV? Join an HIV vaccine research study

Want to help cure HIV? Join an HIV vaccine research study

, by Emily Newman

Vaccines are being investigated as a way to both prevent and cure HIV. Learn more about what’s being studied, and how you can participate in a clinical trial. Read More

Teen PrEP program ramps up in San Francisco

Teen PrEP program ramps up in San Francisco

, by Emily Newman

About 90 young people have already accessed PrEP through this innovative program by the Department of Public Health. Read More

Vending machine will provide free access to safer injection supplies & clean needles

Vending machine will provide free access to safer injection supplies & clean needles

, by Emily Newman

People who inject drugs in Las Vegas will have an easier way to obtain safer injection supplies like sterile needles thanks to this new program. Read More

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