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World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV. Do something to mark World AIDS Day, you can also find out the facts about HIV and bust the myths.
The First Man to Be Cured of AIDS: An Update on the Amazing Story -- This Month in HIV
Peering into a mysterious and tiny world for the first time, a team from Visual Science has given us a new and revealing look inside HIV. Lead by Ivan Ko
A support network is a must for managing allergies at school. Learn how each member of this team has a role in preventing serious allergic reactions.
Ed note. This post was originally published in February 2015, when the WHO declared that the ebola outbreak in West Africa had largely been contained. Today, January 13, 2016, the World Health Organization declared the official end of the outbreak, s...
HIV treatment can control the virus. But if drug resistance occurs or you don't follow your regimen as directed, your viral load can increase. Here's how to tell.
Protecting your immune system is more important than ever when you're living with HIV. Learn how to prevent infections, including STDs, and boost wellness.
Forget throwing the gauntlet. My dad and I didn't need a gauntlet to kick off a friendly competition over our everyday fitness routines. We had Fitbits instead — and you know you need to get more exercise when your dad starts lording his daily steps ...
Allergy testing to determine childhood allergies can cause anxiety in kids and parents alike. Learn how to explain the procedure to your child.
The First Man to Be Cured of HIV: An Update on the Fascinating Story, at The Body PRO, the HIV/AIDS resource for health care professionals.
You can have a love life with HIV, but any relationship must start with honesty. Learn how to protect a potential partner from HIV by practicing safe sex.
Kids with severe allergies are sometimes singled out at school. Find out how to help kids with childhood allergies manage tricky social situations at school.
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HIV and HIV medication can result in a loss of appetite, but good nutrition is vital. Learn how to get the nourishment you need to maintain your health.
When NBA star Earvin "Magic" Johnson was diagnosed with HIV a little more than 20 years ago, he said his wife was afraid.
This isn't another story about the 'Berlin patient,' a.k.a. Timothy Brown, the only man who's ever been considered 'cured' of HIV. This is about the man ...
At the 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert, my grandmother, Elizabeth Taylor, gave some simple and on-point sexual advice: "Straight sex, gay sex, bisexual sex: use a condom -- whoever you are." Since her death, I've been striving to continue the fi...
10 Common Fears About HIV Transmission
As direct primary care gains in popularity, it runs the risk of succumbing to the same pressures that have affected other growing social movements.
Harvard researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard find that elevated levels of p21, a protein best known as a cancer fighter, may be involved in the immune system's ability to control HIV infection...
The Affordable Care Act has introduced a whole marketplace for Americans seeking health insurance. But navigating the array of offerings can be tricky. Deciphering insurance terminology is key to understanding your options, and you may need an expert...
HIV in breastmilk killed by flash-heating, new study finds
The Web's largest source of HIV and AIDS information. Read, listen or watch the latest HIV/AIDS news, research and resources. Learn about HIV prevention, HIV testing, HIV symptoms, HIV/AIDS treatment and HIV/AIDS-related health issues, as well as fir...
For this year's POZ 100, POZ magazine asked individuals and organizations to nominate an HIV-positive person in their community who is an unsung hero in the fight against AIDS. The individuals on this year's list may not consider themselves to be her...
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A new finding from the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard may have implications for designing an effective AIDS vaccine.
Travel can expose you to allergens outside your usual environment, but you don't need to be stuck at home. A little planning can minimize allergic reactions.
In many ways, when scientists, activists and leaders from around the world began coalescing around the audacious vision of "the beginning of the end of AIDS" in 2011, their proclamations inspired a similar mix of hope and skepticism. Of course, getti...
Would you be ready if your child had anaphylaxis at school? If your child has severe allergies, take these steps to be better prepared.
HIV is a virus. And we can stop it by treating it like one. When we do, we can act effectively. Together we can help stop the virus.