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Why do some HIV drugs cost so much? Pharma, insurers, advocacy groups and consumers weigh in

Why do some HIV drugs cost so much? Pharma, insurers, advocacy groups and consumers weigh in

, by Emily Land

Drug pricing is a complicated issue, with pharmaceutical companies on one side, patient activists on the other, and consumers oftentimes stuck somewhere in the middle. Read More

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 Land

“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

Activists remind us of the social movement behind the National AIDS Strategy—and why we still need it today

Activists remind us of the social movement behind the National AIDS Strategy—and why we still need it today

, by Emily Land

Read about the history behind our country’s national strategy to turn the tide on HIV and AIDS, and see why it matters now just as much now as it did ten years ago. Read More

Medicaid, the biggest HIV insurance provider, is seriously vulnerable under President Trump’s administration

Medicaid, the biggest HIV insurance provider, is seriously vulnerable under President Trump’s administration

, by Emily Land

Block granting Medicaid will lead to funding cuts, say experts, which will impact people living with HIV and many others. Read More

Repealing Obamacare will have “devastating” consequences for millions—and many who are living with HIV

Repealing Obamacare will have “devastating” consequences for millions—and many who are living with HIV

, by Emily Land

Will the incoming administration be able to repeal the Affordable Care Act? And if so, how might if affect people living with HIV? Read More