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How a Midwestern HIV Clinic Rapidly Adjusted to the Spreading COVID-19 Pandemic

At the University of Nebraska Medical Center, HIV care providers scrambled to set up new systems in hopes of maintaining retention in care and viral suppression among as many patients as possible.

By Larry Buhl
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How Can We Manage Pain Better in Older Adults Living With HIV?

“Telling them now that ‘the government is saying I need to decrease your opioids. ... Sorry you’re going to suffer,’ was just not satisfying to me as a physician,” says Maile Young Karris, M.D.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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DoxyPEP for STIs: Are We Ready for Prophylactic Doxycycline for MSM on HIV PrEP?

A recent expert debate explored the pros and cons of prescribing the antibiotic as a preventive measure for a subset of people at especially high risk for sexually transmitted infections.

By Michael Broder
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Histoplasmosis and HIV in the U.S.: Often Forgotten, Never Gone

IDWeek 2020 provided a perfect opportunity to better understand the modern-day impact of histoplasmosis among Americans living with HIV—and to bone up on the basics.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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U.S. Homeless Shelters Are Key Centers for HIV and Tuberculosis Prevention, Experts Say

HIV and TB often go hand in hand among people experiencing homelessness in the U.S.—a reality that gives public health officials an opportunity to utilize shelters in tackling both viruses at the same time.

By Larry Buhl
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Flurry of New Research Explores Weight Gain on Integrase Inhibitors Among People Living With HIV

Taken together, these studies appear to confirm that weight gain is a class effect of INSTIs, albeit with potential differences between individual drugs—and much left to be learned about the health impact.

By Michael Broder
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HIV Status Does Not Affect COVID-19 Hospitalization, Short-Term Outcomes in Connecticut Hospital

The findings add to a growing body of research showing that it’s other co-morbidities, not HIV, that lead to worse health outcomes from COVID-19—at least among individuals who are on stable antiretroviral therapy.

By Larry Buhl
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Can Drugs That Cure Hepatitis C Treat COVID-19? Here’s the State of the Research So Far.

An interview with Andrew Hill, Ph.D., about his research presented at AIDS 2020.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Housing for People Affected by COVID-19 Is a Public Health Measure, Experts Say

Research showing housing as part of public health in HIV has long been established. But now, experts are also seeing the connection to COVID-19.

By Barbara Jungwirth
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COVID-19 (and HIV) Disparities Are About Racism, Not Race. This Nurse Explains How

LaRon Nelson, Ph.D., RN, talks about public health’s responsibility to meet this extraordinary moment.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.