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We say “needle exchange,” but open access—not one-for-one exchange—is best for health

We say “needle exchange,” but open access—not one-for-one exchange—is best for health

April 2, 2018, by

Syringe access programs combat the spread of infectious diseases among people who use injection drugs, improve participant health, and increase linkage to social services including drug treatment. Read More

CROI 2018: A roundup of the most exciting PrEP news & research

CROI 2018: A roundup of the most exciting PrEP news & research

March 28, 2018, by

Liz Highleyman summarizes the PrEP and HIV prevention research presented recently at the domestic HIV conference, CROI, including a new possible PrEP drug, real world PrEP effectiveness, and more. Read More

You told us: HIV stigma still exists

You told us: HIV stigma still exists

March 6, 2018, by

An executive producer of the TV drama The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story said he personally didn’t think stigma of having HIV still existed. We asked you to weigh in, and you told a very different story. Read More

Status check: PrEP uptake & delivery

Status check: PrEP uptake & delivery

February 22, 2018, by

Dr. Kenneth Mayer discusses the state of PrEP uptake and delivery in the U.S., with an eye toward reducing barriers for people who may benefit from this method of HIV prevention. Read More

When what needs to be healed is your head

When what needs to be healed is your head

February 20, 2018, by

Contributor Cirrus Wood tells BETA about his choice to start therapy and the hang-ups he confronted to put his mental health first. Read More