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High STD Rate May Correlate with Early Childhood Trauma

The rate of HIV/AIDs is highest among men that identify as gay or bisexual, and those identified as “men who have sex with men” also contribute a large proportion of the new HIV/AIDs diagnoses each year. 336 more words

Sexual Health

New CDC Report has Mixed Claims for HIV Diagnostics

On Saturday, July 19th, The Center for Disease Prevention and Control released a report on HIV infection rates. The results were both negative and positive. … 422 more words

Healthcare

All About the Pill to Prevent HIV

You may have heard of Truvada, also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP is the pill you take to prevent HIV transmission from occurring. You have to take it daily. 336 more words

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Michigan LGBT Newspaper Launches HIV Prevention and Testing Programs

There has been a shocking increase of HIV infections among men who have sex with men and transwomen. Yet even with the release of Truvada, a drug that if taken effectively prevents the transmission of HIV around 90%, this appalling trend hasn’t abated. 377 more words

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HIV Affects Older Communities than Most Realize

Men who have sex with men (MSM) including gay and bisexual men, transgendered women and men who have sex with men and women (MSMW) have the highest HIV rate. 348 more words

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