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Question: What are the early signs of an HIV infection?

Answer: In the early stages of infection, many people will, in fact, develop no signs or symptoms at all. This is perhaps one of the reasons why one out of five of the 1.1 million Americans infected with… 213 more words

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HIV PEP with emtricitabine/tenofovir/rilpivirine has excellent completion and adherence rates

From aidsmap.com

Daily post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) with single tablet emtricitabine/tenofovir/rilpivirine (Complera, Eviplera) has excellent completion rates and good side-effect and safety profiles, Australian investigators report in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases. 141 more words

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San Diego activist shares his experience taking PrEP for 100 days

From Gay San Diego

In February, I thought long and hard about whether or not I wanted to go on PrEP. Do I really want to take a pill every day? 398 more words

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PHOTOS: Truvada Takers Given #PrEPHeroes Treatment In Edgy, Sex-Positive Campaign

It’s been three years since Truvada as PrEP was approved in the United States, and since then there have been countless success stories shared by doctors, patients and health advocates praising the effectiveness of the once-daily pill to prevent HIV infection by as much as 92-99 percent. 265 more words

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Local Heroes: A Celebration of the Faces Behind ANAC

Maithe Enriquez, PhD, APRN, FAAN has been a member of the Greater Kansas City Chapter of ANAC since 1993. She has served as our Chapter’s Treasurer since 2004. 170 more words

Why getting tested could help your community

From the Huffington Post

One of the biggest misconceptions about the AIDS epidemic in the United States is that it’s over. This belief is also part of why the disease is so dangerous — and why campaigns like this week’s National HIV Testing Week are so necessary. 149 more words

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Study links homophobia with gay and bisexual men not seeking HIV-prevention and testing services

A Yale University study of 38 European countries’ attitudes about homosexuality has uncovered homophobia was associated with gay and bisexual men not seeking HIV-prevention services, HIV testing, and disclosing their orientation to doctors.   94 more words

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