New HIV Treatment Medication: Descovy

New HIV Treatment Medication: Descovy

The FDA has approved a new HIV treatment medication called Descovy. This medication contains a safer form of tenofovir (also found in Truvada). This new medication is an updated form of Truvada, but it has not yet been approved for use as PrEP. “Research into...
Remembering Ryan White

Remembering Ryan White

On this day in 1990 (April 8th) Ryan White passed away from complications of AIDS. Ryan White was only 18 years old when he died. In his life and after his passing, Ryan became a symbol in the HIV/AIDS movement, a symbol of the AIDS epidemic that was obliterating the...
April is STD Awareness Month

April is STD Awareness Month

Do you know your status? #knowyourstatus “One way to mark the occasion is to get tested for HIV and thus help eradicate the stigma. A focus on HIV for STD Awareness Month is appropriate since HIV, though preventable, is non-curable and debilitating. HIV testing...
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