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Puffing & positive? Science says smoking weed can hurt your heart

Puffing & positive? Science says smoking weed can hurt your heart

, by Emily Newman

Heavy and frequent use of marijuana increase risk of cardiovascular disease, but people who smoked occasionally did not have this increased risk. Read More

Dealing with Rejection: Living openly and learning to forgive

Dealing with Rejection: Living openly and learning to forgive

, by Cirrus Wood

What happens when you share a city with your ex? Cirrus Wood shares his journey from resentment to forgiveness. Read More

For people with HIV, what’s next after viral suppression?

For people with HIV, what’s next after viral suppression?

, by Emily Newman

Improving quality of life—in addition to helping people get to undetectable—can be a focus of health care models that serve people living with HIV. Read More

San Francisco gay bars join forces with HIV researchers to support smart drinking

San Francisco gay bars join forces with HIV researchers to support smart drinking

, by Emily Newman

Making small tweaks to the environment in San Francisco bars reduced binge drinking and decreased the average BAC of people exiting bars. Read More

Magic mushrooms as therapy for long-term HIV survivors?

Magic mushrooms as therapy for long-term HIV survivors?

, by Emily Newman

A small study with long-term HIV survivors in San Francisco will investigate whether an experimental treatment with psilocybin and group therapy can be used to improve mental health and emotional well-being. Read More