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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

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

New research: Reducing stigma from HIV and drug use saves lives

New research: Reducing stigma from HIV and drug use saves lives

, by Emily Newman

Doing things like clearing up misconceptions about HIV and de-linking HIV to “social evils” helped people live longer on antiretroviral therapy. Read More

Penis bacteria linked to HIV acquisition

Penis bacteria linked to HIV acquisition

, by Emily Newman

Read why the colonies of bacteria that populate the foreskin affect HIV risk, and how circumcision modifies risk. Read More