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News

Government Panel Finds PrEP Is Effective, Must Be Available Free of Cost to Patients

The US Preventive Services Task Force released its final ruling in JAMA.

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News Analysis

New Campaign, Toolkit Gets Providers PrEP'd for Women

New York City aims to expand PrEP and PEP access by educating more clinicians that serve women.

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Viewpoints

Long-Acting HIV Treatment Is Coming. Our Health Care System Needs to Prepare

Providers, payers, and health systems need to catch up, said Melanie Thompson, M.D., at the ACTHIV conference.

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Sexually Transmitted Infections

Drug Use May Be Increasing Syphilis Rates Among HIV-Positive Cisgender Women, Studies Show

The global increase in sexually transmitted infections was a major focus of the CROI 2019 meeting in Seattle, Washington.

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Conference Coverage

What You Need to Know About the Second Person Likely Cured of HIV

Richard Jefferys, an expert in HIV cure research, spoke to TheBodyPro about this new case of HIV remission -- and the danger in rushing to publish these stories, especially for people who live with stigma.

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People Who Use Drugs

Pharma Payments to Doctors Associated With Spike in Opioid Deaths, New Study Reveals

After years of anecdotes and speculation, harm reduction and pharma watchdog advocates have data to back claims that the spike in opioid deaths in the U.S. can be tied to pharmaceutical companies marketing highly addictive opioids to doctors.

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Four New Approaches to PrEP in Development That Aren't a Daily Pill

Four researchers at the HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIVR4P) presented their work to develop safe and effective anal/vaginal douches and inserts, implantables that are biodegradable, and vaginal rings.

Donna Futterman, M.D. and Rachel L. Epstein, M.D., M.A.
People Who Use Drugs

Too Few Teens and Youth Adults Using Opioids Are Screened for Hepatitis C and HIV, New Study Finds

Despite their increased risk, only one-third of adolescents and young adults with known opioid use disorder were screened for hepatitis C, according to a study released at the IDWeek conference in San Francisco.

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News

At USCA 2018, Black Lives Matter Cofounder Alicia Garza Discusses HIV and Building Black Social Justice Power

Alicia Garza talks with TheBodyPRO's Kenyon Farrow about HIV's relative invisibility in black social justice spaces, despite its disproportionate impact on black communities.

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Southern Success: How a Rural Ryan White Clinic Reached 90% Viral Suppression

Georgia’s Living Bridge Center has found ways to engage rural people living with HIV and retain them in care.