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Women Can Get HIV, Too. That’s Why They Need to Get Tested for HIV.

Women can and should have HIV testing. Understand the different options available to you.

Diana

After Being Sexually Assaulted, I Started Taking PrEP — and I Plan to Be on It for Life

I encourage everyone to embrace the HIV-preventive medication, no matter their sexual orientation

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HIV/AIDS Support Group Finder

These support groups and resources can help connect people affected by HIV/AIDS

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HPV Vaccination Is Cancer Prevention

HPV vaccines can prevent many cancers. Learn more about them.

HPV Vaccine vial

La vacuna contra el VPH previene el cáncer

Las vacunas contra el VPH pueden prevenir muchos cánceres. Obtén más información sobre ellas.

Bee Velasquez

I Was Diagnosed with HIV When I Was 15. It’s Been a Journey of Learning to Love Myself Enough to Take My Meds.

It wasn’t until I met my husband that I realized I needed to put myself — and my health — first

Is It an STI or Something Else

Decoding Vaginal Discharge: Is It an Infection or Something Else?

Use our quick reference guide to identify common vaginal conditions

Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About HIV Treatment

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Your HIV Treatment

HIV treatments are getting better every day. Jessica Zajesky, R.N., advises women what to ask their healthcare providers.

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Conversación sobre la salud: Preguntas para tu proveedor de servicios médicos sobre tu tratamiento del VIH

Los tratamientos del VIH están mejorando todos los días Jessica Zajesky, R.N., aconseja a mujeres sobre qué preguntas hacer a sus proveedores de servicios médicos

PrEP and PEP: Prevention for HIV

PrEP and PEP: Prevention for HIV

If you’re worried about HIV exposure, PrEP and PEP medications can help

PrEP and PEP: Prevention for HIV

PPrE y PEP: Prevención para el VIH

Si te preocupa tener exposición al VIH, los medicamentos PPrE y PEP pueden ser útiles

6 STIs You Need to Know About

6 STIs You Need to Know About

1 in 5 people in the United States has a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Here are 6 STIs you should know about.

Maria Mejia

I Don’t Regret Getting HIV Because It Saved My Life

My diagnosis pulled me off the streets and gave me purpose

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I Believe I’m Aging Faster Because I Have HIV

We don’t really know how HIV impacts aging, since surviving it was nearly impossible a generation ago

Scientist hold blood samples tube for Sexually Transmitted Disease. Syphilis, HBV, HIV, HCV

Why Did Sexually Transmitted Infections Go up During the Pandemic — and What Can We Do About It?

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are increasing at an alarming rate, but testing and treatment can help

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Why Isn’t HIV Care Reaching Those Who Need It Most?

Access to healthcare can be the difference between life and death for Black women at risk for HIV

Why Isn’t HIV Care Reaching Those Who Need It Most?

¿Por qué los servicios médicos para el VIH no están llegando a las personas que más los necesitan?

El acceso a la atención médica puede marcar la diferencia entre la vida y la muerte para mujeres de raza negra con riesgo de VIH

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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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Growing Older with HIV

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