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Author Archives: Emily Land

How the myth about opioids and chronic pain affects people living with HIV

How the myth about opioids and chronic pain affects people living with HIV

, by Emily Land

Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, answers our questions about long-term opiate therapy for people living with HIV experiencing chronic pain. Read More

Sixth case of rare PrEP failure reported—here’s what to know.

Sixth case of rare PrEP failure reported—here’s what to know.

, by Emily Land

A case of PrEP failure due to transmitted drug resistance was reported at IDWeek 2018. Chris Hall, MD shares what this means for people currently taking PrEP. Read More

Homelessness linked to HIV infection and low rates of viral suppression

Homelessness linked to HIV infection and low rates of viral suppression

, by Emily Land

People who are homeless are at higher risk for HIV infection and lower rates of viral suppression, highlighting the need for innovative programs that reach the most marginalized members of our community. Read More

San Francisco reaches new historic low number of HIV infections in 2017

San Francisco reaches new historic low number of HIV infections in 2017

, by Emily Land

Progress is uneven, with data showing HIV prevention efforts are not adequately reaching people of color, trans women, people experiencing homelessness and people who inject drugs. Read More

How an overdose prevention site will reduce public injecting

How an overdose prevention site will reduce public injecting

, by Emily Land

Overdose prevention sites reduce public injecting, discarded syringes, save cities money, and more. Read More