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“I’ve heard of hairy palms, but a hairy tongue?!” HIV & oral health concerns

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Caroline Shiboski, DDS, PhD gives good advice about the health conditions that people living with HIV should watch out for in their mouths, and what to do if they notice something abnormal. Read More

How food insecurity affects people living with HIV—and why we need to care

How food insecurity affects people living with HIV—and why we need to care

, by Emily Land

Many people living with HIV don’t know where their next meal is coming from, or aren’t able to access enough nutritious food to maintain their health. Read More

New research shows abnormal immune activation even in very early HIV infection

New research shows abnormal immune activation even in very early HIV infection

, by Emily Land

Findings may help explain why early ART may improve, but fail to fully restore, health and life expectancies of people living with HIV on therapy. 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 Land

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 Land

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