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COVID, Smoke Inhalation or Flu? It's Tough to Tell

Feeling Anxious? 5 Nutrients to De-Stress and How to Get Them

By Mark Kreidler |
Facilities already strapped for testing supplies and personal protective equipment must first rule out COVID-19 in these patients, because many of the symptoms they present with ar...

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Lawsuit: VA Docs Didn't Tell Military Vet He Was HIV-Positive for 2 Decades

Lawsuit: VA Docs Didn't Tell Military Vet He Was HIV-Positive for 2 Decades

| Sep 15
A lawsuit brought by a U.S. military veteran in South Carolina alleges that Veterans Administration doctors didn't tell him of his HIV positive results after testing him in 1995.

Pandemic vs. Pandemic: COVID-19 Hampers Fight Against HIV

Pandemic vs. Pandemic: COVID-19 Hampers Fight Against HIV

| By Sudhin Thanawala | Sep 15
As COVID-19 swept through the South, Mel Prince watched with alarm as some of the HIV positive patients she helps in the rural Black Belt stopped showing up for lab tests and doctor's visits.

US Postal Changes Affect HIV Medication Delivery

US Postal Changes Affect HIV Medication Delivery

| By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 1
While changes to Postal Service delivery might be inconvenient, those changes are likely to have the biggest impact on Americans who rely on the service as a means of receiving necessary medications.

Commemorating 30 Years of the Ryan White Care Act

Commemorating 30 Years of the Ryan White Care Act

| By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 25
This month marks the 30th anniversary of the Ryan White CARE Act, which has worked under the larger name of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program to provide medical services to people living with HIV/AIDS, and to eventually eradicate the disease.

HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

| Aug 5
Against the background of rising HIV incidence and disappointing behavior change interventions in Malawi, a group of researchers designed a study to identify where the gap could be.

AIDS Conference: Big Breakthroughs and Missed Targets

AIDS Conference: Big Breakthroughs and Missed Targets

| Jul 27
Updates on treatment, prevention and next steps were revealed at the 23rd annual AIDS Conference, held online due to COVID-19.

Doctors Say Experimental Treatment May have Rid Man of HIV

Doctors Say Experimental Treatment May have Rid Man of HIV

| By Marilynn Marchione | Jul 7
A Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant virus from his body, doctors reported Tuesday.

AIDS Report: Kids are Lagging and COVID-19 is Harming Care

AIDS Report: Kids are Lagging and COVID-19 is Harming Care

| By Marilynn Marchione | Jul 6
New numbers on the global AIDS epidemic show some big successes, such as fewer deaths and new infections. But there are also some tragic failures: Only half the children with HIV, the virus that causes the disease, are getting treatment.

Sex Workers Lack Food for Taking HIV Drugs During COVID-19

Sex Workers Lack Food for Taking HIV Drugs During COVID-19

| By Ignatius Ssuuna | Jul 6
As the coronavirus spreads in Africa, it threatens in multiple ways those who earn their living on the streets — people like Mignonne, a 25-year-old sex worker with HIV.

Supreme Court Upholds Prostitution Pledge for AIDS Funding

Supreme Court Upholds Prostitution Pledge for AIDS Funding

| Jun 30
The Supreme Court has upheld a provision of federal law that requires foreign affiliates of U.S.-based health organizations to denounce prostitution as a condition of receiving taxpayer money to fight AIDS around the world.

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