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New rules on organ donation extend life of people living with HIV, and decrease wait times on organ donation lists for everybody

New rules on organ donation extend life of people living with HIV, and decrease wait times on organ donation lists for everybody

, by Emily Newman

“When people get organ transplants, they’re happy to be alive. At the same time, we grieve the loss of life that allowed us to live longer,” said Michael Hampton, an organ donor recipient. Read More

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

Want to help cure HIV? Join an HIV vaccine research study

Want to help cure HIV? Join an HIV vaccine research study

, by Emily Newman

Vaccines are being investigated as a way to both prevent and cure HIV. Learn more about what’s being studied, and how you can participate in a clinical trial. Read More

Teen PrEP program ramps up in San Francisco

Teen PrEP program ramps up in San Francisco

, by Emily Newman

About 90 young people have already accessed PrEP through this innovative program by the Department of Public Health. 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