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Routinely offering HIV tests to people in hospitals helps more people get tested, and know their status

Routinely offering HIV tests to people in hospitals helps more people get tested, and know their status

, by Emily Newman

The expanded HIV testing protocol increased the percentage of new HIV positive diagnoses in the Bronx health care system by about 3.5-fold. Read More

Here’s why I’m afraid—for the very first time in eight years of living with HIV

Here’s why I’m afraid—for the very first time in eight years of living with HIV

, by David Duran

Over the years, I’ve realized how precariously my health is balanced on the access I have to affordable health care. Read More

Ten lessons from the first year of living with HIV

Ten lessons from the first year of living with HIV

, by Emily Newman

Nick Domitrovich celebrated and honored his one-year anniversary of testing positive for HIV by sharing what he’s learned from his diagnosis with the world. Read More

An Internet-delivered program helps people with HIV lose weight

An Internet-delivered program helps people with HIV lose weight

, by Emily Newman

Katie Becofsky, PhD shares information on how this program helped people living with HIV lose an average of 10 pounds over 3 months. Read More

Is it safe to do a “cleanse” diet if I’m living with HIV?

Is it safe to do a “cleanse” diet if I’m living with HIV?

, by Emily Newman

Margaret Davis gives BETA the skinny on juice and other “detox” diets—and whether they’re safe for people living with HIV. Read More