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Safer drug use spaces will benefit San Francisco, advocates say

Safer drug use spaces will benefit San Francisco, advocates say

, by Emily Newman

To improve the health and lives of people who use drugs, a task force in San Francisco will investigate the feasibility of establishing safer consumption sites. Read More

Nurse-led team paves the way at a sexual health clinic in San Francisco

Nurse-led team paves the way at a sexual health clinic in San Francisco

, by Emily Newman

As the gap between the number of primary care physicians and people needing primary care grows, nurses are stepping up to meet essential needs. Read More

Is there HIV in my brain? Neurologist Dr. Joanna Hellmuth fills us in

Is there HIV in my brain? Neurologist Dr. Joanna Hellmuth fills us in

, by Emily Newman

Find out what changes HIV can cause in the brain, the effects on memory and thinking you should look out for and what to do if you notice any changes. Read More

Five reasons to get tested for hepatitis C

Five reasons to get tested for hepatitis C

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

May 19 is Hepatitis Testing Day. To mark the day, we share vital information about hepatitis C, and encourage you to spread the word about the importance of HCV testing and treatment. Read More

Don’t wait, get vaccinated! Meningitis vaccine recommend for people living with HIV, gay men

Don’t wait, get vaccinated! Meningitis vaccine recommend for people living with HIV, gay men

, by Chris Hall, MD

Men who have sex with men may be at a higher risk of getting meningitis—which can be deadly. Public health officials recommend all people living with HIV and gay men in certain locales get vaccinated. Read More