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Meth, Crack, Coke & Ecstasy: Effects on HIV Disease Progression

Meth, Crack, Coke & Ecstasy: Effects on HIV Disease Progression

, by Emily Land

For the first time, a study investigates whether stimulants lead to poorer health outcomes for people with HIV—independent of antiretroviral use. Read More

Fungus Linked to Opportunistic Infections Identified on Trees in Los Angeles Area

Fungus Linked to Opportunistic Infections Identified on Trees in Los Angeles Area

, by Emily Land

The environmental source of the Cryptococcus gattii fungus, which has been causing meningitis in California since the 1980s, was identified during sampling taken for a 13-year old girl’s science fair project.
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Ask A Pharmacist: The ART of Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine

Ask A Pharmacist: The ART of Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine

, by Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD, AAHIVE

Are you nervous about starting HIV meds because of side effects? See how blood tests can help you figure out beforehand which drugs will work best for you. Read More

Webinar: Moving African-American Gay Men Along the HIV Care Continuum

Webinar: Moving African-American Gay Men Along the HIV Care Continuum

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

What are health departments, providers, researchers, and government agencies doing to reverse HIV health disparities in African-American gay men? Find out in this June 25 webinar. Read More

Prostate Cancer Risk Lower for HIV-Positive Men?

Prostate Cancer Risk Lower for HIV-Positive Men?

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

New research finds lower prostate cancer risk—and higher screening rates—among men with HIV. Get the study details, and learn how you can reduce your own risk for prostate cancer. Read More