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Features

Addiction Science: What Policy Makers Need to Know

Addiction needs to be addressed by prevention and treatment, but policy makers need skin in the game too.

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Interviews

How One Nurse Practitioner Builds Relationships to Boost HIV Suppression

“I’m not a physician. … We can diagnose and treat, but fundamentally we are taught to care.”

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News

This Week in HIV Research: Where Our Reach Falls Short

Dec. 19, 2019: Often-insufficient CD4 and viral load testing for women; factors affecting syphilis incidence among women with HIV; STI testing rates among people with HIV; the effect of benzodiazepines on neurocognition.

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Interviews

How to Help Black Transgender Women With HIV Achieve Viral Suppression

One New York-based provider who works specifically with trans and gender non-conforming patients outlines what needs to change in the health care world to get Black trans women the care they deserve.

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Conference Coverage

Tackling Homelessness Is an Important Part of HIV Care

HIV is a symptom of a larger problem. To get to the root, providers must help by addressing the many issues that come when a person doesn't have a home.

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Features

The Tangled Knot of Suicide Rates Among People Living With HIV

Sobering data make clear that in HIV clinics, depression screening is as important as STI screening.

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News Analysis

We Must End HIV-Based Family Separation at the Border

In this op-ed, a group of family physicians and HIV specialists revisit the cruel reality happening at the U.S. border for people living with HIV.

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Viewpoints

In HIV Clinic Hiring, Weighing Lived Experience Alongside Advanced Degrees

Sure, it's important for some clinic staffers to have an M.S.W., M.P.H., B.S.N., Ph.D., or any other letters in the "alphabet soup" of health-related credentials. But maybe counting a caregiver's experience is just as valuable.

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Conference Coverage

Stigma Was at Forefront of Annual Meeting of HIV Nurses

Nurses who care for people living with HIV wrestled with stigma around the illness at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference.

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Viewpoints

Five Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in Your HIV Service Organization

Many HIV service organizations need to grow and change, and that means becoming more reflective of the communities they serve, from bottom to top. Here's some advice on how to get there.