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    Important HIV Cure Survey — Calling All Women Living With HIV in the U.S. to Participate!

Important HIV Cure Survey — Calling All Women Living With HIV in the U.S. to Participate!

I made this video to discuss the importance of women living with HIV to participate in research that affects our lives. In order for women to receive care and treatment that works for us — our bodies and our lives — we need to make our voices and needs heard. Women are often under-represented […]

By |June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Why does it hurt when I swallow?

People can experience pain when swallowing for a wide range of reasons. Depending on the cause, they may feel sharp or dull pain in various places, including the mouth, throat, esophagus, chest, or one or both sides of the neck. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of pain when swallowing here. […]

By |June 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

What to know about anal herpes

Anal herpes is a form of genital herpes. Like genital herpes, it is caused by HSV-2 and is passed on through sexual contact. Anal herpes causes blisters or sores around the anus. It can be treated using antiviral medication. In this article, we discuss how to identify this condition, treatments, and prevention methods. […]

By |June 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Surviving My Choices

Hello, it’s been a minute since I wrote a blog. I am reminded of long term survivor day as it approaches. I was diagnosed in 1997. I suspected until yesterday I was given this condition through a sex partner as a teenager. My first boyfriend died of AIDS-related complications in 1994. He received several […]

By |June 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Targeting inflammation molecules reduces heart and liver disease in mice

In mouse studies, researchers found mechanisms connecting molecules thought to promote inflammation and the increased risk of diseases caused by a high-cholesterol diet. …read more

By |June 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|