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The confusion about what’s true—and who’s telling the truth—is of critical importance to public health.
A study in Nashville found that most women with HIV did not use birth control.
Whether or not they want kids, access to accurate information and the tools to conceive—or not—are essential for people living with HIV.
This includes progestin-only injectable contraception and intrauterine devices.
Plus: A 12-tweet tutorial on the hymen (that rapper T.I. needs to read)!
But there’s one topic Republicans don’t want included, according to a national survey.
A recent study allayed concerns that certain forms of birth control were associated with an increased risk of acquiring the virus.
Previous studies had suggested that certain contraception methods increased the risk of contracting the virus.
This finding came from a larger report indicating that U.S. residents are increasingly taking drugs linked to such symptoms.
Expanded services at the remodeled facility are part of the mayor’s Ending the Epidemic plan.
Women taking various forms of hormonal contraceptives can likely combine them safely with antiretrovirals.
Sustiva (efavirenz), which is included in Atripla, is the one antiretroviral that may not combine well with hormonal contraceptives.
Planned Parenthood provides vital HIV services for both women and men.
The most effective birth control methods for women with HIV are implants and injectable hormonal contraceptives.
A petition asks the FDA to add a warning label on the birth control drug Depo-Provera stating that it may be linked to an increased risk of co...
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