Living with HIV

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    Magic Johnson: At-Home HIV Test Is “A Game-Changer”

    According to Earvin “Magic” Johnson, his decision to endorse OraQuick, the first FDA-approved home HIV test, comes from what he knows personally about the factors…

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    Positive & Pregnant: How To Keep Yourself & Your Baby Healthy

    Well, as you suspected, your pregnancy test is positive. Congratulations! Pregnancy can be an exciting time, and a really wonderful experience. Of course, now that…

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    HIV Couples: When They’ve Got It, But You Don’t

    HIV isn’t the first topic that comes up when most couples start dating. You may not know the HIV status of your partner. You might…

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    Stribild Once-A-Day HIV Pill Approved By FDA

    Stribild, a new drug to treat HIV infection, was recently approved by the FDA. The once-a-day, single dose pill combines two previously approved drugs plus…

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    Cancer Drug May Help Destroy HIV Cells

    Researchers may have discovered a way to use a particular cancer drug to help better identify, and potentially kill, cells infected with HIV, according to…

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    Black AIDS Institute Applauds FDA Approval Of PrEP

    The Black AIDS Institute recently announced its support of the FDA’s decision to approve use of the antiretroviral drug Truvada as an option for HIV…

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    FDA Approves Home HIV Test

    Federal health officials have approved the first at-home test to detect HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. This test is the first and only rapid…

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    The ER: How To Tell If You Really Need To Go

    Going to the emergency room has become a trend in the United States.  More and more people are heading to emergency rooms rather than urgent…

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    How To Pay For Your HIV Treatment

    You probably know that HIV medications are very expensive. How does the average person pay for them? The answer is that there are lots of…

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    Rae Lewis-Thornton: Ain’t Nothing Pretty About AIDS

    Having AIDS means that my health is always at risk. There a several health treatments that I have to go through every day to remain…

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    HIV & Religion: How The Church Can Help You Heal

    Receiving an HIV-positive diagnosis is very difficult. For some people, the emotional aspects of HIV are as overwhelming as the physical aspects. HIV affects the…

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    10 Things You Need To Know Before Starting HIV Treatment

    An HIV diagnosis comes with its very own set of issues to be aware of, as well as questions to ask and decisions to make.…