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New online tool finds providers of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in the US

PrEP Locator is a national directory of providers of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in the US. PrEP Locator seeks to provide patients access to a national, integrated service including both public and private practice providers. 170 more words

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Why Wait? People Can Start Taking HIV Medicine The Day They Are Diagnosed

The moment someone is diagnosed with HIV, it can feel like a clock starts ticking. Time’s wasting. So why waste time? Start taking medication right away. 406 more words

PrEP – Preventing HIV With One Pill A Day

Normally, you take medicine when you have an infection. But now you can take medicine to prevent an infection – specifically HIV.

The prevention strategy called PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) involves taking a pill called Truvada once a day to prevent infection in case you are exposed to HIV. 344 more words

Professor Matt G. Mutchler examines HIV prevention with focus on communication among young Black gay and bisexual men

From csudhnews.com

Professor of sociology Matt G. Mutchler’s research over the past 20 years into HIV prevention and treatment issues, especially within the African American community, has garnered him more than 15 external research awards and respect as an expert in the field. 196 more words

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Get involved and help Protect against HIV

You may be eligible to participant in an HIV prevention research study at the Hope Clinic.  There are a variety of different HIV prevention methods that are in development: HIV vaccines, medications to prevent HIV infection (Pre- exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)), and antibody research, to name a few.  531 more words

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Evaluating Structural Interventions – Guidance for HIV prevention programs

Structural interventions aim to improve health outcomes by altering the social, economic, and legal-political environment in which health processes and outcomes are embedded (Blankenship, et al., 2006; Parkhurst, 2013). 192 more words

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Donating in honor of Black History Month

This year, in honor of Black History Month, every day of February I will be donating to a charity that is run by and focused on black women in America. 173 more words

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