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Puffing & positive? Science says smoking weed can hurt your heart

Puffing & positive? Science says smoking weed can hurt your heart

, by Emily Land

Heavy and frequent use of marijuana increase risk of cardiovascular disease, but people who smoked occasionally did not have this increased risk. Read More

For people with HIV, what’s next after viral suppression?

For people with HIV, what’s next after viral suppression?

, by Emily Land

Improving quality of life—in addition to helping people get to undetectable—can be a focus of health care models that serve people living with HIV. Read More

51% reduction in San Francisco HIV infections since 2012

51% reduction in San Francisco HIV infections since 2012

, by Emily Land

The number of HIV infections in San Francisco continues to decline, but disparities remain among people who are homeless, people who use drugs, African Americans and Latinos. Read More

How do we know if someone’s in HIV remission?

How do we know if someone’s in HIV remission?

, by Emily Land

AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network is conducting new research to learn how to predict when people with HIV can control their viral loads without HIV medications. Find out how you can get involved. Read More

Mr. Safe Latino: My year after an HIV diagnosis

Mr. Safe Latino: My year after an HIV diagnosis

, by Emily Land

After being diagnosed with HIV, Adrian was scared of how friends in his home country would react. Now, he’s on a mission to find meaning in his status, by giving back to his community and educating others. Read More