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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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HIV/AIDS, a major health issue

Some people may think that HIV is far away from their lives. But in fact, HIV has become a major global public health issue. The WHO reported that 36.7 million people were living with HIV in 2016. Unfortunately, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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California Gov Jerry Brown signs law lowering failure to disclose HIV to partner, blood donation from felony to misdemeanor

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Friday that lowers from a felony to a misdemeanor the crime of knowingly exposing a sexual partner to HIV without disclosing the infection. This measure will also apply to blood More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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STD testing: why you should test yourself now

You have probably heard numerous warnings about unprotected sex, having multiple sex partners and using sex toys of unknown sources. Everyone has, at least once, become overtaken by pleasure and forgotten these More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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CDC: 70 percent of Americans do not have their HIV under control.

Just 30 percent of Americans with HIV had the virus under control in 2011, and approximately two-thirds of those whose virus was out of control had been diagnosed but were no longer in care, according to a new Vital More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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Letter to the Editor: HIV-infected women released from jail have worse HIV treatment outcomes than men, according to Yale study

In response to an interview I had with the lead author of the study, “Gender Disparities in HIV Treatment Outcomes Following Release From Jail: Results From a Multicenter Study”, Jaimie P. Meyer, MD, More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
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HIV-infected women released from jail have worse HIV treatment outcomes than men, according to Yale study

A recently published study in the American Journal of Public Health shows that HIV-infected women transitioning from jail experience greater comorbidity and worse HIV treatment outcomes than their male counterparts. Jaimie More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 30th, 2013
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WHO: Earlier ART recommended in new guidelines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new treatment guidelines for HIV, which centers around earlier antiretroviral therapy (ART), according to the newly published guidelines. Image/CIA The new recommendations More...


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