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What Do Front Line HIV Testers Think of Couples Testing and Counselling? Img
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What Do Front Line HIV Testers Think of Couples Testing and Counselling?

Can couples HIV testing and counseling make a dent in the HIV epidemic? Three front line workers share their views.

Unraveling the Impact of Trauma on People With HIV -- and Their Care Providers Img
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Unraveling the Impact of Trauma on People With HIV -- and Their Care Providers

When treating an HIV-positive person, it's already a fair amount of work, and sometimes quite the balancing act, just to focus on the numbers: CD4 count, viral load, lipid levels, renal markers, and so on. But for a massive number of people with HIV,...

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Thailand Is Trialing a New Anti-HIV Sex Gel for LGBTIs

This article was reported by Gay Star News.

Gay Star News reported that Thailand's Research Institute for Health at Chiang Mai University was conducting a phase II human extended safety study to determine if an anal lubricant containing anti-HIV dru...

A Positive Partnership: When Doctors and Patients Become Friends: A Blog Entry by Tim Lahey, M.D., M.M.Sc. Img
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A Positive Partnership: When Doctors and Patients Become Friends: A Blog Entry by Tim Lahey, M.D., M.M.Sc.

I saw Steve* in clinic a few weeks before his marriage to Marty. They were knee deep in wedding planning. Had they ordered enough irises? Could they squeeze in one more belated RSVP? Would the best man be funny without being too embarrassing? As we ...

PRO Men: A Bay Area Program Providing Reproductive Health Support for HIV-Positive Men Img
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PRO Men: A Bay Area Program Providing Reproductive Health Support for HIV-Positive Men

"Are you an HIV-positive man who has sex with women? You can have the sex life you want and the family you want," begins a flyer announcing a connections mixer at PRO Men (Positive Reproduction Options for Men), an innovative program of the Bay Area ...

Hope for Better LGBT Health Trends Emerges as U.S. Policy Changes Img

Hope for Better LGBT Health Trends Emerges as U.S. Policy Changes

A new report from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation discusses the myriad ways that changes in law and policy, including the ACA and the end of DOMA, have an impact on LGBT health.

HIV Medications Dialogue Differs by Race, Ethnicity Img
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HIV Medications Dialogue Differs by Race, Ethnicity

Do factors like race affect the way that doctors interact with their patients and, ultimately, the quality of the care they give?

Study Links Intimate Partner Violence and Risk of HIV Img
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Study Links Intimate Partner Violence and Risk of HIV

This article was reported by Medical Xpress.

Medical Xpress reported that a University of Rochester and The Miriam Hospital study documented a link between intimate partner violence (IPV) and increased HIV risk for women. Although earlier studies co...

Many Women Living With HIV Fear Abuse After Disclosure, Lack Access and Support Img
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Many Women Living With HIV Fear Abuse After Disclosure, Lack Access and Support

The British study found that women with HIV often face special concerns regarding their personal safety in sexual relationships -- and that they often don't even feel comfortable disclosing those concerns.

Church Attendance Associated With Late HIV Diagnosis Among U.S. MSM Img
Men Who Have Sex With Men

Church Attendance Associated With Late HIV Diagnosis Among U.S. MSM

This article was reported by AIDSMAP.

An article in NAM aidsmap reported on a study of church attendance and HIV diagnosis in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Alabama. Researchers at the 1917 Clinic in Birmingham, Ala., conducted a cross-sectional...