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Author Archives: Emily Land

15% of people living with HIV in U.S. don’t know their status, new study estimates

15% of people living with HIV in U.S. don’t know their status, new study estimates

, by Emily Land

The percentage of people living with HIV in the U.S. who are undiagnosed is going down—although disparities by state and region of the country remain. Read More

Dog ownership may protect against depression among people with HIV, study finds

Dog ownership may protect against depression among people with HIV, study finds

, by Emily Land

Four-legged friends may aid in emotional and social support, and improve mental health outcomes for people with HIV. Read More

“PrEP Rallies” bring in young Black men to HIV and PrEP services

“PrEP Rallies” bring in young Black men to HIV and PrEP services

, by Emily Land

These popular events combine innovative programming (like twerk battles and drag shows!) with opportunities to access critical health resources. 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

, by Emily Land

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

, by Emily Land

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