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Who’s the Poz? Danny Pintauro and the HIV Blame Game

Recently, Who’s the Boss? child star Danny Pintauro disclosed to Oprah the world that he was HIV+. While Pintauro’s act of disclosing his status should be universally applauded, the message he brings with it warrants a little more scrutiny.

Published
07 October 2015
From
Gay News Network
The Heart of the Matter: Lowering your risk of heart disease

People with HIV are at a greater risk for heart disease than the general population, even when they are taking antiretrovirals (ARVs) and have a fully suppressed virus. What can you do to lower that risk?

Published
03 October 2015
From
Poz
Recovering from Meth, Rebuilding a Sex Life

For more than a decade I was an active crystal meth addict. They were the darkest years of my life.

Published
01 October 2015
From
My Fabulous Disease
How People With HIV Can Combat Their Raised Risk of Cancer

HIV-positive people have a much higher risk of certain cancers than the general population. Here are some ways to help improve your chances of avoiding cancer.

Published
04 September 2015
From
Poz
5 HIV-Positive Men Give Advice to Their Former Selves

Here are words of wisdom on surviving and thriving for those newly diagnosed with HIV.

Published
01 September 2015
From
The Advocate
Anti-smoking Strategies Critical to TB and HIV Care

A new study calls for urgent action to integrate anti-smoking strategies into the care of people being treated for tuberculosis and HIV.

Published
28 August 2015
From
VOA News
HIV-treatment 'booster drugs' are most likely to have dangerous interactions with methamphetamine, mephedrone, MDMA and ketamine

The two drugs involved in HIV treatment that are most likely to have dangerous interactions with recreational and 'chemsex' drugs are the two that do

Published
24 August 2015
By
Roger Pebody
Meeting the Drug-Addicted Male Escorts Pressured to Take Mephedrone and GHB at Chemsex Parties

The proliferation of mephedrone and G – both of which are cheap, easy to source and highly addictive – has made using substances an almost unavoidable aspect of male sex work. Now, if sex workers want to make enough money to get by, they don't have much of a choice but to partake.

Published
20 August 2015
From
Vice
Large percentage of youth with HIV may lack immunity to measles, mumps, rubella

Between one-third and one-half of individuals in the United States who were infected with HIV around the time of birth may not have sufficient immunity to ward off measles, mumps, and rubella -- even though they may have been vaccinated against these diseases. This estimate is based on a study of more than 600 children and youth exposed to HIV in the womb.

Published
14 August 2015
From
Science Daily
The Trouble with Tina: A Conversation about Meth with Adam Carrico

When I began my HIV practice in San Francisco five years ago, I quickly learned that methamphetamine was the drug of choice for many of my new patients and others in their community of urban gay and bi men. For many patients, meth use was a factor in their becoming HIV infected in the first place, and sometimes actually caused more health problems than HIV did.

Published
13 August 2015
From
BETA blog

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