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APLA Champions Evidence of PrEP's Effectiveness

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 27
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and APLA Health & Wellness this week welcome the results from two major studies showing that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly effective in preventing new HIV infections among MSM.

Ask the Doc: Bareback Sex, PrEP & A Casualty of the Party

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 23
In this installment of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner looks at the real risks of PrEP with Truvada, including the risk that it won't work, and you'll become HIV-positive.

Trigg Labs Provides Safe Sex Kits to Over 300 Non-Profits

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 28
As World AIDS Day approaches on December 1, the team at Trigg Labs has reached out to keep their customers safe by donating 250,000 safe sex kits to various LGBT and HIV/AIDS organizations throughout the U.S.

With Flavors Like Coffee and Mint, DKT Promotes Fun Condom Use

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 25
With fun flavors like coffee, mint and caipirinha, bright colors and textures, DTK International is promoting condom use by making safety fun.

Ask the Doc: Serodiscordant Couples and HIV Transmission

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Oct 24
In this installation of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner discusses the ramifications of a new study that found that HIV-positive guys with an undetectable viral load were not giving their partners HIV.

Condoms Make Splash at World Cup

SPORTS | By Norm Kent | Jun 20
Reuters News has reported that Brazilian health officials handed out condoms to World Cup fans in Sao Paulo last Friday, taking advantage of the games and festivities in the city to test people for HIV.

Will "Galactic Cap" Condom Make Sex Out of This World?

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 6
On June 1, backers of a revolutionary new condom took to Indiegogo to raise money for the development of the "Galactic Cap," a condom based on a completely new design.

Ask the Doc: Dangers of PrEP-Only Prevention

SCIENCE | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | May 28
Dr. Howard Scheiner looks again at PrEP with Truvada, the pros and cons of the regimen, and other risks that come with unprotected sex, like anogenital warts, anal cancer, HPV, STDs and Hepatitis C.

Ask the Doc: Safer Sex During the Black Party

HIV/AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Apr 9
On this edition of Ask the Doc, we look at some strategies to help you stay safe while you're hitting the circuit parties.

Hula App Helps With STD Testing and Results

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 11
In an effort to test for and discuss results of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the new company Hula has launched an iPhone app that allows users to find testing centers, get their results online, then share that info with other users.

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