PrEP

healthcare

Out-Of-Pocket Costs for PrEP Put the HIV Prevention Drug Out Of Reach For Many

It’s getting increasingly difficult for patients to afford Truvada, also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, because of the drug’s high price and insurance company efforts to restrict patients' use of coupons.
Shefali Luthra and Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
7.6.18
HIV

Updated HIV Laws May Only Protect the Privileged

Lawyers warn that oversimplification of cutting-edge HIV science could backfire for the most vulnerable patients.
Sony Salzman
3.20.18
rights

Trump's New Health Office Is Protecting Doctors' Right to Deny Care

The Office for Civil Rights is setting the stage for an unprecedented expansion in providers' ability to deny procedures like abortion, sterilization, and physician-assisted death.
Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News
3.6.18
Fighting Words

I Prefer to Date Men Who are HIV Positive​

Research shows that if they're getting treated, I'm not at risk of contracting it from them—even without a condom.
Cole Grissom
10.19.17
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
HIV

Nearly a Third of Med Students Have Never Heard of HIV Prevention Drugs

Even as more research about how effective they are continues to roll out.
Jesse Hicks
10.6.17
hard data

The Drugs Meant to Prevent HIV Could Be Leading Gay Men to Have Riskier Sex

Condomless sex—and the risk of spreading other STIs—appears to be on the rise.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
8.17.17
HIV

Meet the Sex Workers Who Are Curbing the Global Spread of HIV

Against all odds, they're helping thousands of people at the margins of society.
Jules Montague
8.15.17
yikes

Trumpcare Could Drag Us Back to When HIV Meant Death

Their proposed budget includes a $168 million reduction in funding for HIV prevention programs.
Garnet Henderson
6.21.17
transformation

Why Are Women and Trans People Absent from HIV Prevention Campaigns?

A lot of people think that only gay men are at risk.
Frankie Mullin
5.17.16