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David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
Viewpoints

My Advice to Doctors: Screw the Facade and Get Close to Your Patients

Doctors are trained to remain coolly detached. But David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H., discusses how opening up to his patients, including young, black, same-gender-loving men living with HIV, may help save lives.

By David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.

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Sexually Transmitted Infections

Taking a Sexual History Is an Essential Part of Good Health Care

Sex is a vital part of human life—and clinicians should be asking about it.

By Gigi Engle
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Conference Coverage

How to De-Escalate Conflict in HIV Care and Community Health

For some clients, escalation is how they communicate that they feel unsafe or feel that their needs are not being taken seriously.

By Juan Michael Porter II
Peter Stinner with his husband, Jeff Graham.
Interviews

Remembering Peter Stinner, a Keystone of Atlanta’s HIV Community

Stinner's husband, Jeff Graham, and colleague, Jonathan Colasanti, M.D., share a trove of stories about a person who embodied the ideals of empathy and care in HIV and health services.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
SYNChronicity: Sept 8-11, 2020

SYNC 2020: Coverage at TheBodyPro

As a proud media partner of the 2020 SYNChronicity conference, we'll be covering some of the dozens of conference sessions taking place from Sep. 8 through Sep. 11—and you can come say hi to us at our virtual booth!

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Features

To Better Health Care Outcomes for Black People, Listen to Black Health Care Workers

What starts as an assumption of patient incompetence results in the erasure of autonomy from Black patients.

By Chase Alston
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Features

Holistic Care Pays Dividends in Managing HIV, Study Finds

It’s more than just HIV, but comprehensive care systems aren’t as available as they should be.

By Larry Buhl
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News

Study Finds Higher Risk of Recurring Blood Clots Among Some People Living With HIV

However, the findings need to be studied in larger, more diverse populations.

By Barbara Jungwirth
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Features

With In-Person Counseling Banned During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Telehealth Can Be a Lifeline

Psychotherapy, as a part of comprehensive HIV care, may forever be transformed.

By Larry Buhl
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Features

Why All HIV Care Must Be Trauma-Informed Care

Giving good HIV care means taking into account the many marginalize identities patients can hold. And, being marginalized often comes with a lot of trauma.

By Chase Alston
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Features

Address Mental Health Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Experts Advise

People who have survived the isolation of HIV now have a pandemic whose main intervention is isolation.

By Barbara Jungwirth