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Latest by Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

How Do We Overcome the Challenges of Accessing PrEP?

We asked some of the leading minds in HIV to identify barriers people have when trying to obtain pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and how to overcome them.

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HIV Transmission Risk Remains During First 6 Months of Treatment

A person living with HIV can transmit the virus during the first six months of starting treatment. Researchers suggest extra prevention strategies for mixed-status couples during this period before viral suppression is achieved.

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Diagnosing and Treating Acute Hepatitis C: Is It Still Important?

With the advent of short, safe treatment that can cure hepatitis C, is there still a need to identify and treat hepatitis C early?

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How Marijuana Use Affects HIV Testing and Care

Smoking marijuana was associated with less HIV testing, but didn't affect a patient's journey toward viral suppression, according to a study presented at CROI 2015.

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Why NYC's New HIV/AIDS Chief Took the Job -- And What He Plans to Do With It

As someone who "moves from theory to action fairly quickly," Daskalakis pledges to align resources with data, toward the goal of controlling HIV/AIDS without regard to a treatment or prevention silo.

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HIV Politics: Yes, We Still Can

Longtime activist Mark Harrington, the executive director of Treatment Action Group (TAG), explains to TheBodyPRO.com why the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy has been a letdown, what the current state of HIV policy looks like and what's actually need...

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The Future of HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care

TheBodyPRO.com recently interviewed longtime activist Mark Harrington, the executive director of Treatment Action Group. Harrington talks about the ramifications of the PARTNER study results, as well as what to expect from HIV treatment and care in t...

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Hepatitis C

Looking Forward in Hepatitis C Treatment, With Trepidation

We may be at a dramatic turning point in our efforts to wipe out hepatitis C forever. "But we have to figure out how to bring the cure to the people," warns advocate Tracy Swan.

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Kaposi's Sarcoma and HIV: Not Gone, Not Forgotten

Think Kaposi's sarcoma is a relic of a bygone era? A flurry of new research highlights just how relevant the disease still is -- and how much about it we have yet to learn.

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Increased Hot Flash Severity and Burden Among Perimenopausal HIV-Infected Women

Sara Looby, Ph.D., summarizes a recent study that found greater severity of hot flashes among HIV-positive women going through menopause compared to an HIV-negative control group.