Living Well with HIV

Advice for readers, focusing on a wide range of topics from dating to diet to community.

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Turning 60, Activist Cleve Jones Looks Back (and Ahead)

AIDS | By BeBe Sweetbriar | Oct 8
Cleve Jones worked with Harvey Milk in the '70s; was an AIDS activist in the '80s; started the AIDS Quilt & made it grow in the '90s; & continues to fight for LGBT equality. EDGE spoke to Jones as he prepares to celebrate his 60th birthday.

Testing Positive

HIV/AIDS | By Daniel Scheffler | Sep 29
So you've tested positive. Now what? The National Institutes of Health recommends that you first "Don't panic!"

HIV+ Need to Skip Caffeine for a Real Boost

HIV/AIDS | By Cyd Zeigler Jr. | Aug 22
HIV+ and way too tired? Look to complex carbs, protein, fat and some key vitamins for a better boost than stimulants.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

AIDS | By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 24
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

PrEP : The Right Choice for You?

HEALTH | By Family Health Centers of San Diego | Jun 14
PrEP is a good step in the right direction, but it is not the "be-all and end-all" answer to preventing the transmission of HIV. It is not perfect. But it might be a good choice for you... read on.

Molecule in Soy Sauce May Treat Drug-Resistant HIV

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | May 13
Time to order Chinese take-out! Scientists have accidentally discovered that a molecule used to enhance the flavor of common soy sauce can actually help stop HIV from spreading.

Yoga for Men

FITNESS | By Kyle Washburn | Apr 29
As yoga becomes a growing trend among men isn’t time you added it to your exercise regimen?

Confab Reveals Prevention Gains

HEALTH | By Liz Highleyman | Mar 15
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.

Key Findings on HIV from the 2014 CROI

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 12
HIV researchers from across the globe came together in Boston last week from March 3-6 for the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Here are some key findings.

Looking at HIV and Aging with Dr. Perry Halkitis

HIV/AIDS | By Bran Luna LeFae | Feb 26
People have been living with HIV since the mid-1980s, and now many have found themselves facing the unknown challenges of aging while HIV-positive.

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