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Tim Murphy

Contributing Editor

Tim Murphy, based in Brooklyn, has been writing about HIV/AIDS for 25 years, for publications and organizations including TheBody, TheBodyPro, POZ, New York Magazine, The Nation, Housing Works, and Lambda Legal. He is the author of the 1980s New York City AIDS saga Christodora and the new novel Correspondents, which is set between two families in Boston, Beirut, and Baghdad during the years of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Latest by Tim Murphy

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Features

America, Meet Tony Fauci. AIDS Activists Have Known Him a Long Time

Thirty years ago, the NIH legend deftly negotiated between bureaucrats and activists. As part of Trump’s COVID-19 team, can he negotiate between loyalty and truth?

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Features

Here’s How HIV Service Agencies Nationwide Are Adapting to the Coronavirus Crisis

Replacing group meetings and public outreach with telehealth consults, Zoom meet-ups, and food/med curbside deliveries are all part of the solutions.

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Interviews

Retire? No, Thanks! This Doc Instead Moved to West Virginia to Fight HIV, Hepatitis C, and the Opioid Crisis

In a poor and conservative state, Judith Feinberg, M.D., aims to expand harm reduction—and bring treatment to active drug users.

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Features

Want to Hire More Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Folks at Your Agency? These Staffers Have Some Blunt Advice

Many HIV service organizations say they’re open to hiring TGNC employees, but advocates say most have a long way to go.

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News

Can Nonjudgmental Chats Help HIV-Positive Folks Reduce Heavy Drinking?

A new study among 180 HIV-positive gay and bi men suggests they can. Here's how it works.

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News

If Your Patient Has Gonorrhea, Make Sure You Treat Them With Ceftriaxone Plus Azithromycin

Nearly a fifth of providers fail to do so, reports the CDC, paving the way for resistance.

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Neurocognitive

Study Suggests That Understanding Chronic Pain Can Help Patients Manage It Better

As the opioid epidemic has taken root all over the country and helped fuel hepatitis C rates, new, nonaddictive methods for helping people cope with chronic pain are much needed. Cognitive behavior therapy techniques may help people get a grip on the...