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This Week in HIV Research: The Burdens We Bear

June 10, 2021: Trauma, burden, and COVID-19 risk among PLWH; sleep and viral suppression; spirituality/religioisity, depression, and HIV risk; why anal cancer screening isn't enough.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
Rachel Levine, MD
Features

COVID-19 Vaccines and the LGBTQ Community: The Messenger Matters

Fearing discrimination and mistreatment, a significant number of LGBTQ folks are in no rush to get vaccinated, surveys show.

By Larry Buhl
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News Analysis

A Plan to End Hepatitis C in Michigan Through Harm Reduction and Compassionate Care

Ranked as 7th in the nation for HCV prevalence, Michigan launches an initiative to expand testing, treatment, and assistance and reduce stigma.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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This Week in HIV Research: Welcome to the Real World

May 27, 2021: Recycling tenofovir in a second-line regimen; real-life two-drug regimen failure rates; jump-starting ART at sexual health clinics; viability of wearable devices in sleep assessment.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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Long-Acting ART Rollout: 3 Considerations for Clinicians

Four months after the approval of cabotegravir/rilpivirine, medical providers still face some tough questions about who might best benefit and how the medication might be covered.

By Larry Buhl
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This Week in HIV Research: A Question of Turnout

May 20, 2021: HIV testing and prevalence trends in the U.S.; groups at higher risk for losing viral suppression; intent vs. reality in making clinic appointments; transitioning from pediatric to adult HIV care.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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Interviews

Sexual Health Literacy for Providers Is Crucial to Ending the HIV Epidemic

New York physicians, physician assistants, and nurses may soon be required to talk about sex, gender identity, STIs, and HIV.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Stable Housing Is Health Care For People Living With HIV

A recent study finds viral suppression rates and CD4+ cell counts were significantly lower among people experiencing homelessness.

By Michael Broder
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This Week in HIV Research: Missing the Message

May 13, 2021: Disparities in U=U awareness; sexual satisfaction trends among PLWH; PrEP use among cis women; HCV epidemiology in trans women.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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Oregon Poised to Be Third State to Allow Pharmacist-Prescribed PrEP

Will Oregon’s new bill allowing PrEP without a doctor's prescription improve upon similar laws in California and Colorado?

By Larry Buhl

Meet the Experts

Paul E. Sax, M.D. Img
Paul E. Sax, M.D.

Dr. Sax is director of the HIV Program and Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) in Boston.

David Alain Wohl, M.D. Img
David Alain Wohl, M.D.

David Alain Wohl, M.D., is a professor at the University of North Carolina, site leader of the UNC AIDS Clinical Trials Unit at Chapel Hill, director of the North Carolina AETC, and co-director of HIV services for the NC state prison system.