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This Week in HIV Research: Disclosing Our Disparities

Sept. 17, 2020: HIV prevalence gaps between Latinx people and non-Latinx white people; Obamacare awareness and perceptions among HIV clinicians; the relationship between pain and HIV; cancer mortality trends among PLWH.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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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.
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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.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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Strong Peer Networks in Prison Boost Overall Health, Study Finds

But other research links prisons themselves to mental health challenges and infectious disease outbreaks.

By Sony Salzman
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This Week in HIV Research: A Bite of the Apple

June 20, 2019: Housing stability and HIV viremia; how the stigma of poverty affects viral load; the best time to employ syringe services; promise for the practice of index testing.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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This Week in HIV Research: Better Serving the Underserved

May 9, 2019: HIV care retention and viral suppression among transgender women; heating opioid use equipment to curb HIV transmission; managing HIV outbreaks among people who are homeless; improving viral suppression among people who use substances.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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This Week in HIV Research: Damming the Cascade of Unmet Needs

Unmet subsistence needs and clinical outcomes; finding HIV treatment success alongside quality-of-life issues; the potential value of facility-level HIV care continuum data; stimulant use and viral suppression.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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In the Hallways of the U.S. Conference on AIDS 2018, Signs of Renewal and Revolution

"The news from the USCA is that a new cohort of leaders is finding its footing," Sam Avrett writes.

By Sam Avrett
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The Patient as Partner

Vincent Dumez founded a program that recognizes that a person's experiential knowledge gained from living with a disease is of equal importance to the healthcare professional's scientific knowledge.

By Jennifer McPhee for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange