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HIV-1: What You Should Know

HIV-1 is the most common type of HIV around the world. Learn more about how HIV-1 differs from HIV-2 as well as its causes, prevention, and...

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Which At-Home HIV Test Is Best?

Self-testing for HIV is quick and easy. Learn more about your options when it comes to at-home HIV tests and find out what to expect before you...

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Norvir (Ritonavir) - Oral

What Is Norvir? Norvir (ritonavir) is a medicine used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes acquired...

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Epivir (Lamivudine) – Oral

What Is Epivir? Epivir (lamivudine) is an oral drug used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), chronic hepatitis B infection, or...

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Rukobia (Fostemsavir) - Oral

What Is Rukobia? Rukobia (fostemsavir) is an oral antiretroviral drug used with other medications to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...

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Juluca (Dolutegravir and Rilpivirine) - Oral

What Is Juluca? Juluca (dolutegravir and rilpivirine) is a medicine used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes...

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HIV RNA Test: What It Is and When to Use It

The HIV RNA test is a nucleic acid test that detects the genetic material of viruses in blood or cerebrospinal fluid. Learn when it's used in HIV...

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Viread (Tenofovir) - Oral

What Is Viread? Viread (tenofovir) is an oral medication prescribed to treat HIV-1, chronic hepatitis B infection, or both.Viread belongs to a...

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Intelence (Etravirine) - Oral

What Is Intelence? Intelence (etravirine) is an antiretroviral medication used to treat human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) in people...

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Viramune (Nevirapine) – Oral

What Is Viramune? Viramune (nevirapine) is a prescription medication used in combination with other drugs to treat human immunodeficiency virus...

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HIV and AIDS: A Complete Guide

Untreated, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can cause AIDS by attacking the immune system. HIV can be controlled with proper medical care....

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How Antiretroviral Therapy Works for HIV

While there is no cure for HIV, antiretroviral therapy (ART) uses a combination of antiretroviral drugs to slow the progression of the disease. The...

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HIV Transmission Rates

The HIV transmission rates are associated with different types of exposure. Learn more about HIV and how it is transmitted to reduce exposure. Human...

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Does HIV Cause Hair Loss?

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) attacks the body’s immune system. Hair loss may be seen due to aging, secondary conditions, or drug side...

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How Salvage Therapy Works

Salvage therapy is used when other forms of primary therapy have not been successful. Learn more about salvage therapy for HIV and cancer. Salvage...

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The Link Between HIV and Mental Health

Living with HIV is linked to a greater risk of mental health issues. Learn how to cope with an HIV diagnosis and how to protect your mental health....

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Ask an Expert: How Do I Stay Mentally Healthy With an HIV Diagnosis?

Learn how to stay mentally healthy and strong while living with an HIV diagnosis. This article is part of Health Divide: HIV, a destination in...

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Ask an Expert: How Do I Take My HIV Medication Correctly and Where Can I Get Support?

Learn how to take HIV medication correctly and get support for medication adherence. This article is part of Health Divide: HIV, a destination...

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Ask an Expert: When Should I Get Tested for HIV and How Do I Find a Free Testing Site?

Learn about when you should get tested for HIV and where to find free testing sites. This article is part of Health Divide: HIV, a destination...

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Ask an Expert: How Can I Find HIV Support Groups in My Community?

Learn how and where to find HIV support groups in your community. This article is part of Health Divide: HIV, a destination in our Health Divide...

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Creating Space for Women of Color With HIV

Lillian Anglada shares her journey living with HIV and helping women of color in the HIV community. This article is part of Health Divide: HIV,...

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Overcoming Obstacles in Living With HIV

Nicky Bravo shares her story living with HIV and helping the HIV community. This article is part of Health Divide: HIV, a destination in our...

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Making Positive Change in the HIV Community

Eugene Eppes shares his journey with HIV. This article is part of Health Divide: HIV, a destination in our Health Divide series. Photo courtesy...

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Ask an Expert: Why Is It Important to Know Your HIV Status and How Can I Get Tested?

Learn why it’s important for yourself and your community to know your HIV status, and how you can get tested. This article is part of Health...

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Ask an Expert: What Are the Challenges With Getting HIV Care?

Access to care is the biggest challenge for people living with HIV, particularly for people in already marginalized communities. This article is part...

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Ask an Expert: How Can I Best Manage My HIV Diagnosis?

To manage an HIV diagnosis, a person should have a good relationship with their healthcare provider, be consistent with medication, and seek...

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Ask an Expert: How Can I Overcome the HIV Stigma?

People with HIV will confront discrimination, but overcoming the stigma is a community education effort to reduce biases. This article is part...

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Advocating for HIV Care

Ismael Ruiz shares his story living with HIV. This article is part of Health Divide: HIV, a destination in our Health Divide series. Photo...

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