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Author Archives: Emily Newman

Are painkillers the new “gateway” drug? New research says yes…

Are painkillers the new “gateway” drug? New research says yes…

, by Emily Newman

New research shows that people who more recently started injecting drugs oftentimes were “hooked on painkillers” at the time they started injecting. Read More

One-stop sexual health: PrEP services at your local pharmacy

One-stop sexual health: PrEP services at your local pharmacy

, by Emily Newman

Providing PrEP services at community pharmacies may be helpful, logistically feasible, and financially viable, new research suggests. Read More

When will I be able to take a pill to prevent gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia?

When will I be able to take a pill to prevent gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia?

, by Emily Newman

Rising rates of STIs make biomedical STI prevention an attractive option, but Jean-Michel Molina cautions against antibiotic overuse and other potential pitfalls. Read More

New data from CDC show young MSM, Black MSM, and Hispanic/Latino MSM most at-risk for undiagnosed HIV in the U.S.

New data from CDC show young MSM, Black MSM, and Hispanic/Latino MSM most at-risk for undiagnosed HIV in the U.S.

, by Emily Newman

Racial and ethnic disparities are apparent in new data on HIV incidence, prevalence and undiagnosed infection. Read More

Turning the tide on HIV in Zimbabwe, one AIDS denialist at a time

Turning the tide on HIV in Zimbabwe, one AIDS denialist at a time

, by Emily Newman

Zimbabwe is making progress in its response to HIV, with viral suppression rates better than in the U.S. Find out how gains have been made in this hard-hit country. Read More