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Author Archives: Emily Land

“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

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

, by Emily Land

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

Why relying on someone else’s PrEP isn’t a good idea

Why relying on someone else’s PrEP isn’t a good idea

, by Emily Land

The benefit of PrEP is that it’s a method of HIV prevention completely under your own control. Read More