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Is there HIV in my brain? Neurologist Dr. Joanna Hellmuth fills us in

Is there HIV in my brain? Neurologist Dr. Joanna Hellmuth fills us in

, by Emily Newman

Find out what changes HIV can cause in the brain, the effects on memory and thinking you should look out for and what to do if you notice any changes. Read More

Teen PrEP program ramps up in San Francisco

Teen PrEP program ramps up in San Francisco

, by Emily Newman

About 90 young people have already accessed PrEP through this innovative program by the Department of Public Health. Read More

Don’t wait, get vaccinated! Meningitis vaccine recommend for people living with HIV, gay men

Don’t wait, get vaccinated! Meningitis vaccine recommend for people living with HIV, gay men

, by Chris Hall, MD

Men who have sex with men may be at a higher risk of getting meningitis—which can be deadly. Public health officials recommend all people living with HIV and gay men in certain locales get vaccinated. Read More

Vending machine will provide free access to safer injection supplies & clean needles

Vending machine will provide free access to safer injection supplies & clean needles

, by Emily Newman

People who inject drugs in Las Vegas will have an easier way to obtain safer injection supplies like sterile needles thanks to this new program. 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