Speakers Bureau Outreach Coordinator and Board Member, Women at Risk, Los Angeles
It Only Takes “A Minute”
Grammy-winning rapper and Real Health cover boy Common invites aspiring lyricists to help him take the fight against AIDS to the stage through his “A Minute" Contest, which asks participants between the ages of 13 and 25 to write their own original lyrics or poetry stressing the importance of HIV testing.
HIV Mama Drama!
An HIV-positive character in ABC's daytime drama, Dr. Robin Scorpio, is
pregnant—and AIDS-savvy viewers are demanding a medically accurate
February 12, 2008
Women & HIV Treatment
Regan Hofmann talks with Judith Currier, MD, about treatment and research advances in women living with HIV, and learns that many women are doing quite well.
World of Prevention: Vaccines and More
Regan Hofmann talks
with Susan Buchbinder, MD, of the San Francisco Department of Public
Health about new data on circumcision, vaccines, microbicides and other
possible HIV prevention tools.
Condom-Free Sex? Controversial Swiss Declaration
Regan Hofmann talks with Bernard Hirschel, MD, of the University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland about a controversial Swiss position paper declaring that HIV-positive people with undetectable viral loads cannot transmit HIV.
February 11, 2008
New Hope for Treatment Experienced
David Evans talks
with UCLA researcher, David Hardy, MD, about the latest data on antiretroviral options for people who are heavily treatment experienced and learns that the treatment landscape has changed radically.
February 08, 2008
HIV & Your Heart: Part I
David Evans talks with St. Luke’s Roosevelt’s Donald Kotler, MD about the role of inflammation in heart disease and surprising research on Ziagen and heart attacks.
HIV & Your Heart: Part II
David Evans continues his discussion with Donald Kotler, MD, talking about diet, lifestyle and new treatments to combat belly fat.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, BET Networks is airing Stigma: The Silent Killer tonight, a half-hour special examining the role that stigma has played in the spread of HIV/AIDS among black Americans and people in the Caribbean.
No Kidding Around
Two young girls have shed valuable light on the debate about how and when we should talk to children about sex. While accompanying their parents to the International AIDS Conference in Toronto, Canada in August of 2006, Vineeta and Sevilla Hennessey, ages 7 and 5 respectively, found themselves chatting with AIDS experts about the epidemic.
Refining HIV Treatment for New Med Takers
David Evans talks with Los Angeles HIV specialist, David Hardy, MD, about research to refine and enhance treatment for people taking HIV medications for the first time.