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We say “needle exchange,” but open access—not one-for-one exchange—is best for health

We say “needle exchange,” but open access—not one-for-one exchange—is best for health

, by Emily Land

Syringe access programs combat the spread of infectious diseases among people who use injection drugs, improve participant health, and increase linkage to social services including drug treatment. Read More

You told us: HIV stigma still exists

You told us: HIV stigma still exists

, by Emily Land

An executive producer of the TV drama The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story said he personally didn’t think stigma of having HIV still existed. We asked you to weigh in, and you told a very different story. Read More

When what needs to be healed is your head

When what needs to be healed is your head

, by Cirrus Wood

Contributor Cirrus Wood tells BETA about his choice to start therapy and the hang-ups he confronted to put his mental health first. Read More

Biktarvy, a new HIV combo pill recently approved by the FDA

Biktarvy, a new HIV combo pill recently approved by the FDA

, by Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD, AAHIVE

This week, the FDA granted approval of Gilead Science’s single-table combo pill of bictegravir, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide named Biktarvy. Read More

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What does “Undetectable” mean?

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Jimmy Gale, manager of HIV-positive services at San Francisco AIDS Foundation, shares the U=U message by Prevention Access Campaign, and explains what it means to be undetectable if you’re living with HIV. Read More