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We Need to Talk About HIV and Mental Health

We Need to Talk About HIV and Mental Health

By Jerry Yelton, QNotes Contributor | Nov 19
Rarely - if ever - are stories about the intersection of mental health issues with HIV status heard. Individuals living with HIV have a far greater likelihood of experiencing mental health problems than the general population.

Health Director Apologies for Saying HIV Rates High Because Charlotte's A 'Party Town'

Health Director Apologies for Saying HIV Rates High Because Charlotte's A 'Party Town'

By Jeff Taylor | Nov 18
Mecklenburg County Health Director Gibbie Harris has apologized for putting part of the blame for Charlotte's high HIV rate on it being a "party town."

Kiehl's LifeRide

Kiehl's LifeRide

Aug 7
The 8th Annual Kiehl's LifeRide, supporting The Foundation for AIDS Research, directly benefits Dr. Daniela Fera from Boston Children's Hospital. Motorcyclists rode to heighten awareness for HIV/AIDS research. http://www.amfar.org/

Trump Budget Worries HIV, Hepatitis Advocates

By Liz Highleyman | May 28
President Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal released this week includes major cuts to medical research and health services for low-income people that would have a devastating impact on people living with HIV, advocates said.

Young HIVers Work to Combat Stigma

By Brian Bromberger | Dec 31
The stigma and shame of being HIV-positive can deter men from even getting tested for HIV, fearing negative social consequences. Even when diagnosed as HIV-positive, some men worry about discrimination and don't seek good health care.

New Short Film Highlights HIV Criminalization

By John McDonald | Dec 17
"No one should ever knowingly put another person at risk of harm, but the ability to disclose is not quite as simple as that," said Sean Strub, President of the Sero Project.

'Righteous Rebels' Tells AHF Story

By John McDonald | Dec 17
How a global health organization operates was the topic of discussion Thursday evening at the World AIDS Museum in Wilton Manors, Florida.

Mixed Results in New SF HIV Report

By Liz Highleyman | Sep 10
The San Francisco Department of Public Health recently released its annual HIV epidemiology report. Among the good news remain glaring disparities.

International AIDS Conference Looks at Advances and Barriers

By Liz Highleyman | Jul 24
While remarkable gains have been made in preventing and treating HIV over the past 16 years, this progress could be reversed without adequate funding and respect for the human rights of the people most at risk.

Doctors Without Borders Blasts Inaction on HIV Fight in Central, West Africa

Jul 20
Doctors Without Borders' HIV policy adviser says the global aid group has "zero tolerance" for inaction on fighting the virus in Central and West Africa.

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