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You Can Test Yourself for an STI at Home — but Should You?

At-home STI testing is on the rise, but it’s not a replacement for an in-person exam

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) & Aging Survey

We’re interested in what you know about HIV and aging

Stephanie Brooks-Wiggins

From Shame to Advocacy: My Decades-Long Journey Living — and Thriving — With HIV

My diagnosis in 1986 cost me my job — but gave me purpose, strength and community

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Growing Older With HIV

The same health problems that affect all of us as we age can be especially challenging for women with HIV

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HIV Preventive Care Is Supposed to Be Free in the US. So, Why Are Some Patients Still Paying?

Even as medication costs have decreased, lab tests and other services are still being billed. Many patients are unaware they don’t have to pay.

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How mRNA and DNA Vaccines Could Soon Treat Cancers, HIV, Autoimmune Disorders and Genetic Diseases

The idea of using genetic material to produce an immune response has opened up a world of research and potential medical uses far out of reach of traditional vaccines

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Why Addressing Racism Against Black Women in Health Care Is Key to Ending the US HIV Epidemic

When Black patients are treated by Black doctors, they have better health outcomes – but fewer than 6 in 100 American doctors are Black

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Why Covid-19 Must Be Included in Safer Sex Messaging on College Campuses

With Covid-19 with us for the foreseeable future, it has become increasingly clear that educators need to develop a new definition of safer sex

The Connection Between HIV and Mental Health in the Older Adult

The Connection Between HIV and Mental Health in the Older Adult

How living with HIV can affect your mental health

HIV and Older Women

HIV and Older Women

Knowing your risk and getting an early diagnosis can save your life

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It May Come as a Surprise, but Older Women Get HIV, Too

Thanks to modern treatments, HIV is no longer a death sentence — when you can get the care that's out there

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Stories of African-American Women Aging With HIV: 'My Life Wasn't What I Hoped It to Be'

African-American women aging with HIV often have histories of abuse and trauma, in addition to other medical conditions. A few share their stories.

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How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds?

How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds?

HIV transmission is highly unlikely among straight couples who have sex without condoms when one partner carries the virus but takes medication, new research suggests.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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How Does HIV Affect Women—Now and in the Future?

Find out how HIV affects women. HIV: The Long View is a report examining challenges for those living with HIV and looking at future treatment and management.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)