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Author Archives: Emily Newman

To get to zero HIV infections, San Francisco needs to help the homeless

To get to zero HIV infections, San Francisco needs to help the homeless

, by Emily Newman

What is San Francisco doing to help homeless people who are HIV-positive get into, and stay, in care? Read More

Second case of HIV infection on PrEP

Second case of HIV infection on PrEP

, by Emily Newman

PrEP researcher Dr. Robert Grant and PrEP Fact founder Damon Jacobs weigh in about what this case of HIV infection while on PrEP means for members of our community. Read More

Gay Latino men with history of intimate partner violence at higher risk for HIV

Gay Latino men with history of intimate partner violence at higher risk for HIV

, by Emily Newman

Cuál es la relación de la violencia doméstica y el VIH entre los hombres Latinos? How is HIV tied to domestic abuse for Latino men? Infórmate, y recibe ayuda si tú o alguien que tú conoces tiene esta experiencia de violencia. Find out, and get help if you or someone you know is experiencing violence. Read More

8 things to know about lipodystrophy and HIV

8 things to know about lipodystrophy and HIV

, by Emily Newman

What is lipodystrophy? Dr. Steven Grinspoon offers some insight into what causes this confusing condition, and what to do about it. Read More

Synthetic marijuana, K2, and spice, oh my! What are they, and why are they dangerous?

Synthetic marijuana, K2, and spice, oh my! What are they, and why are they dangerous?

, by Emily Newman

Craig Smollin, a medical toxicologist and the co-director of the California Poison Control System in San Francisco spoke to BETA about spice, K2, and other synthetic street drugs—to let our community know, what’s the danger? And, what can we do to be safer? Read More