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What Needs to Happen Before California Pharmacies Can Sell PrEP and PEP Without an Initial Prescription

Pharmacists will increasingly play a role in pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) access in California.

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This Week in HIV Research: Today's Prescription Courtesy of Dr. Robot

Oct. 24, 2019: A computerized antiretroviral recommendation tool; higher Fiebig stage equals more frequent viral load blips; low prescription refill rates among Americans starting treatment; internalized stigma and HIV outcomes.

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This Week in HIV Research: U=U Grows Ever Stronger

Oct. 10, 2019: Long-term viral suppression = zero genital tract shedding among women; HIV treatment initiation and sexual risk among MSM; PrEP interest vs. uptake among trans women of color; polypharmacy among people living with HIV.

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Having Fallen Out of Care, Most Gay and Bisexual Men With Detectable HIV Viral Loads Were Successfully Reconnected, Study Finds

The study enrolled more than a thousand people in four U.S. cities: Atlanta, Baltimore, Birmingham, and Boston.

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This Week in HIV Research: A Long-Acting Popularity Contest

The most popular form of long-acting HIV treatment; telehealth for PrEP uptake among young MSM of color; PrEP awareness and usage among Rhode Island women; assessing cognitive benefits of switching off of efavirenz.

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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?

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Shared Values, Distinct Cultures: HIV Care for Latinos in the U.S.

How do providers move past the stereotype of "the Latino patient" and give Latinos of various historical, social, economic and political realities treatment that suits their medical and cultural needs?

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Texas Study: Undocumented Latinos Get Into HIV Treatment Dangerously Late

A study at a free clinic in Houston indicated that undocumented Latinos with HIV begin treatment with more advanced disease than other patients. According to HIV doctors and researchers, successful treatment is more difficult to achieve if the patien...

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Florida: Health Care Conference Targets HIV/AIDS

County statistics show that nine out of 10 HIV/AIDS diagnoses in the Miami metropolitan area involve a patient who is black, Latino or Asian. The particular needs of this patient population are the subject of an educational initiative that will be pr...

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Racial Disparities in HIV Diagnosis, Access to Care and Treatment Effects

HIV is colorblind: The virus does not discriminate by race or ethnicity. Despite this simple lesson in virus biology, there are differences in the way that HIV and HIV treatments affect different communities. Understanding these differences can assis...