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Call to Action to Public Health Programs: You Need to Do Better

When will academic institutions educate on where health disparities come from?

By Nicole Elinoff
Leo Moore

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Turning More Doctors Into Social Media Influencers

These doctors have found strategies to address misinformation on the web by speaking directly to concerned audiences.

By Larry Buhl
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Increased HIV Testing and Treatment for Black Bisexual Men May Have Played a Role in HIV Drop in Black Women. But Has the Stigma Gone Away?

Researchers say the “bisexual bridge” theory creates stigma and biphobia.

By Akilah Wise, Ph.D.
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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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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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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
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Vicarious Trauma and the HIV Workforce: How to Take Care of Your Own Mental Health

Having to diagnose people with HIV again and again can take a mental toll on health care workers, as can hearing people’s traumas. But few health care workers process the vicarious trauma they experience.

By Chase Alston
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Coronavirus Elevates Telehealth for PrEP and Routine HIV Care

Many providers are quickly moving PrEP and treatment services to telemedicine platforms due to COVID-19.

By Larry Buhl
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Why Do Researchers Think HIV Meds Might Work Against COVID-19?

At least one such drug still holds that promise against coronavirus, but in general there’s little precedent for the same drug blocking different viruses.

By Tim Murphy
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Has Deborah Birx Crossed the Line?

Widely respected by U.S. and African activists for her work on global AIDS, she’s also increasingly seen as playing fast and loose with COVID facts to appease President Trump.

By Tim Murphy