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BLACK LIVES MATTER on street DC

HIV Organizations Putting out Statements Supporting #BLM: Show Me the Receipts

Your former and current Black employees often swap battle stories in private.

By Ace Robinson
Fatigued young person sleeping on mattress.

When It Comes to HIV and Fatigue, Nurses Have a Role in Breaking the Cycle

While there is not yet an app for helping patients to manage their fatigue, nurses can help patients get out of the house by finding a physical activity they enjoy.

By Sony Salzman
Doctor and patients

An Underused Strategy for Surge in STDs: Treat Patients' Partners Without a Doctor Visit

If patients return to Dr. Crystal Bowe soon after taking medication for a sexually transmitted infection, she usually knows the reason: Their partners have re-infected them.

By Anna Gorman for Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
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Primary Care Doctors 'Not Doing Enough' to Curb STDs

As rates of sexually transmitted diseases surge, public health officials want physicians to step up screening and treatment of patients.

By Anna Gorman for Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
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Getting Real on Smoking and HIV Prevention

Lilianna Angel Reyes writes about what works and doesn't work for helping people to quit smoking, while drawing lessons from the HIV prevention world.

By Lilianna Angel Reyes
As Women of Color Age, What Are Their HIV and Mental Health Needs? Img

As Women of Color Age, What Are Their HIV and Mental Health Needs?

Tonya Taylor, Ph.D., a specialist in sexual health, walks us through the changes and challenges that can affect women of color who are aging with HIV or become positive later in life.

By Candace Y.A. Montague
Top 10 Things Public Health Practitioners, Government Policymakers and Community Advocates Need to Do to Move to the End of HIV and HCV Img

Top 10 Things Public Health Practitioners, Government Policymakers and Community Advocates Need to Do to Move to the End of HIV and HCV

When NASTAD Executive Director Murray Penner spoke at the closing plenary of the HIV Forum for Collaborative HIV Research National Summit, he stressed that, despite considerable progress against the dual epidemics of HIV and HCV, challenges remain --...

By Murray Penner for National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors
The Cynical Connectedness of Gilead's Hepatitis C Pricing and Anti-Diversion Policies Img

The Cynical Connectedness of Gilead's Hepatitis C Pricing and Anti-Diversion Policies

Gilead has devised a strategy to extract maximum profits, suggests policy analyst Brook Baker. He urges us not to blame governments and force taxpayers to create more pharmaceutical wealth, and instead calls for action to ensure access for all at an ...

By Brook K. Baker
5 ID/HIV Things to Be Grateful for This Holiday Season Img

5 ID/HIV Things to Be Grateful for This Holiday Season

I was speaking with a British colleague the other day, and she was remarking how jealous she was that we get a Thanksgiving holiday each year. Starting with a long whine (or moan, as they would say) about the pressures, commercialization, cost, and r...

By Paul E. Sax, M.D. for NEJM Journal Watch
HIV and Sexual Function in Women Over 50: A Blog Entry by Bethsheba Johnson, G.N.P.-B.C., A.A.H.I.V.S. Img

HIV and Sexual Function in Women Over 50: A Blog Entry by Bethsheba Johnson, G.N.P.-B.C., A.A.H.I.V.S.

"How do we as clinical practitioners proceed with our HIV-positive women over 50 who report sexual dysfunction? Do we tell them they are just 'frigid,' as women in general were told decades ago?" nurse practitioner Bethsheba Johnson asks in our "HIV ...

By Bethsheba Johnson