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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

Ask A Pharmacist: With a new tenofovir, should you switch to Descovy, Genvoya or Odefsey?

Ask A Pharmacist: With a new tenofovir, should you switch to Descovy, Genvoya or Odefsey?

, by Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD, AAHIVE

Pharmacist Jen Cocohoba gives us the low down on what to consider if you’re interested in asking your health care provider about switching to treatments with the newest version of tenofovir. Read More

With fake painkillers hitting the streets, the “fentanyl crisis” is only getting worse

With fake painkillers hitting the streets, the “fentanyl crisis” is only getting worse

, by Emily Newman

Read this if you buy pills like Xanax, Norco or Oxycontin on the street, so you know what to watch out for and what’s causing the problem. Read More

In recent years, 178% increase in life expectancy for people living with HIV

In recent years, 178% increase in life expectancy for people living with HIV

, by Emily Newman

People living with HIV have higher life expectancies now than ever before—but still there is a difference when compared to people who are HIV-negative. Read More

A closer look at cancer among people living with HIV

A closer look at cancer among people living with HIV

, by Emily Newman

HIV therapy has decreased risk of developing some cancers, but not others. Find out why, and what new research is telling us. Read More