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Test for HIV Your Way, and Do It Today

National HIV Testing Day on June 27 is not just about the statistics, though they are important—one in seven people are living with HIV and…

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Be Yourself: Sharing Gender-Affirming Resources this LGBT Pride Month

Transgender people are a vibrant part of the New York City community. There are many layers of gender identity and expression, and there are many…

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Aging with HIV: A Complex Journey

People with HIV are living longer lives today. We really have come a long way since June 5, 1981, when the first reported cases of…

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Hepatitis C: Why It Deserves Your Attention

About 146,500 people in New York City are infected with the Hepatitis C virus (HCV). Forty percent of them don’t even know they have the…

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Three Things You May Not Know About Minority Health

Some of the most serious chronic conditions in the U.S.—such as heart disease, cancer, HIV, diabetes, and stroke—are more common or severe for minorities. Check…

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National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day: An AIDS-Free Generation Is Within Our Reach

Youth ages 13 to 24 account for more than 1 in 5 new HIV diagnoses, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In New…

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One Thing You May Not Know About HIV: Let’s Talk About PrEP!

Many people know that medications (antiretroviral therapy) can help people who are HIV-positive live longer and healthier. But, what they may not know is that…

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How Do HIV Medications Work?

Medicines to treat HIV are more effective than ever and have fewer side effects. The sooner you begin treatment, the less HIV can damage your…

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How Do I Access Free or Low-Cost Medical Care?

There are numerous low-cost and free services and resources available in New York City for people living with HIV. If you seek medical care and…

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HIV Diagnosis? What Now?

No doubt, it can be a shock when you find out you are HIV positive. Receiving a diagnosis of any serious, potentially life-threatening illness can…

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