Is It Hemorrhoids or Something Worse?

How to know when to talk to your doctor

Your Health

Black Women Are Getting HIV at Alarming Rates

Racial, geographical and socioeconomic factors put women of color at greater risk for HIV

Your Health

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.

Menopause & Aging Well

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.

Sexual Health

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.

Sexual Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High

Sexually transmitted disease (STD) cases reached a record high in the United States in 2015, federal officials reported Wednesday.

Sexual Health

HIV/AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). AIDS is a disease in which there is a severe loss of the body's immune system. The immune system is our body's natural defense and allows us to fight off viruses, bacteria and other disease-causing infections. READ MORE

Conditions & Treatments