AIDS

Race
Race

My Open Letter to Doctors About How to Treat Black and Latinx HIV Patients

New research reinforces the fact that doctors are unable to effectively engage with high-risk communities. Here's why.
George M. Johnson
7.26.18
grief
grief

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.
Sydni Dunn
5.16.18
lawsuits
lawsuits

Aetna to Pay $17 Million After Mailers Revealed Names of People Taking HIV Meds [Updated]

The company will pay damages to people taking drugs to treat or prevent HIV and received letters that made this information visible.
Jesse Hicks
1.18.18
global health
global health

Fake Doctor Accused of Infecting At Least 40 People With HIV Arrested in India [Updated]

Unqualified doctors are a widespread problem in India, where the gaps between public health services can foster unregulated private clinics.
Ankita Rao
1.5.18
HIV
HIV

HIV Is Still a Big Problem in Prisons

Drugs and unprotected sex on the inside aren't the reason why.
S.E. Smith
1.2.18
HIV
HIV

Trump Just Fired the Rest of His HIV/AIDS Council

Six members of the council publicly resigned earlier this year.
Jesse Hicks
12.29.17
healthcare
healthcare

Preventing HIV Is a Matter of Privilege

How revolutionary is PrEP if vulnerable communities don't even have access to it?
Matthew Terrell
12.28.17
STD Glossary
STD Glossary

HIV and AIDS: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

HIV is the most feared STD out there—but should it be?
Alexandra Ossola
10.12.17
STDs
STDs

Exposing Your Sex Partner to HIV Is No Longer a Felony in California

Advocates say the old law discouraged testing and treatment.
Diana Spechler
10.9.17
LGBTQ Healthcare
LGBTQ Healthcare

Doctors Aren’t Doing Enough to Protect Trans People from HIV

Sometimes the discrimination trans people experience in a healthcare setting discourages them from ever coming back.
Sony Salzman
9.19.17
STDs
STDs

People Are More Comfortable Talking About HIV Than Herpes

For something so common and benign, herpes is still treated with horror and repulsion.
S.E. Smith
9.12.17
global health
global health

Diabetes Now Kills More People in South Africa Than HIV

The country's near-total focus on HIV over the past 15 years has saved countless lives but starved other diseases of resources.
Linda Nordling
9.11.17