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Of the 50 states, New Jersey has the highest proportion-one out of three-of people living with HIV/AIDS who are women.
Rectal microbicides-topical gels, ointments and lubricants laced with drugs to block HIV-could help stop the spread of the virus. So why...
Years ago, when I went to my first HIV doctor’s appointment, he reviewed a list of specific sexual activities in an effort to ascertain...
Carlton Rounds, the founder of Volunteer Positive, empowers people with HIV/AIDS to serve abroad
The Normal Heart, a semiautobiographical play by Larry Kramer, made its Broadway debut in April 2011.
The latest National Survey of Family Growth-an ongoing federal survey of U.S. sexual behavior-made headlines.
North of Bangkok, Baan Gerda is the only facility in Thailand that fosters and cares for children living with HIV.
Joseph Ntshongwana, a 33-year-old retired pro rugby player in South Africa, made headlines for allegedly murdering three men with an ax.
In Lesotho, a Southern African country the size of Maryland, health workers on horseback are transporting blood tests, drugs and medical suppl...
Gu Changwei’s new film ’Til Death Do Us Part, explores how HIV/AIDS affects a rural Chinese village.
New regulations from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission clarify that impairments of major bodily functions.
A National Institutes of Health study has confirmed that taking antiretroviral drugs and maintaining an undetectable viral load reduces...
Given the stigma and discrimination often faced by HIV-positive people, disclosing your positive status can be daunting. In her POZ Blog entry...
You can keep dancing, even with the virus as a partner.
Peripheral neuropathy (PN), nerve damage that affects many HIV-positive people, often causes a throbbing, burning pain.
All positive people can-and should-be screened for anal cancer, says a recent VA study.
The University of California at Los Angeles Center for Health Policy Research found that on the whole, older (age 50 to 70) gay people...
In the mid-1990s, protease inhibitors and combo therapy revolutionized HIV treatment, making it more effective and easier to take.
Remember the deadly “superbug”-multidrug resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA-that haunted people with HIV (and got mass media attention)...
Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco found that more than half the HIV-positive people they tested had low levels...
Opening the cover of a book can immediately transport you into another realm.
Barbara Joseph contracted HIV in 1984 when she was given blood during surgery.