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Medication Adherence advice:

pozliving:

This would be great to keep track of my medication intake:

If you have ever been prescribed medication you know that they must be taken at regular intervals. Tally keeps thing nice and easy, helping you take your medicine when you need it without turning timing into a big deal. It’s a silicone band that stretches to fit around your existing pill bottle, with tabs that can be folded up to indicate when your medication has been taken daily. Tally comes in red, yellow, and blue, allowing you to to differentiate between bottles, or you can put all three around one to mark the time of the day. You can find it in three sizes, perfect for bottles of the small and extra large varieties…

via Quirky

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ahfspeakout:

Great news! Following months of protests and actions, including a boycott of all Hershey’s candy, AIDS Healthcare Foundation cheers the news that the Milton Hershey School has reversed its illegal HIV/AIDS blacklist and offered admission to the HIV-positive student it rejected, calling the reversal: “a mortal blow against AIDS stigma and discrimination.” http://huff.to/NxsXd6

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genderedintelligence:

Terrence Higgins Trust have produced free booklets addressing the sexual health and wellbeing needs of trans men and women. 

Direct links to PDF copies of the booklets can be found online here:

Trans Health Matters: Trans Women

Trans Health Matters: Trans Men

Or you can order up to 3 hard copies for free from Terrence Higgins Trust here.

(via fuckyeahfeminists)

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ahfspeakout:

Hundreds of people stand together to form a giant, human red ribbon at the Washington Monument prior to the 2012 International AIDS Conference in DC on July 22, 2012. 

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Is HIV Still A Death Sentence? Young People Weigh In

pozliving:

“Think of this like a snapshot — a few perspectives of HIV-negative 20-somethings.

To start, we posted the following query on NPR’s Facebook page:

‘Thirty years ago, a positive HIV status was considered a death sentence. As treatments for the disease have advanced over the past three decades, we’re wondering how younger people view the disease today.’

Hundreds of people e-mailed and commented with their reactions. We also gathered reactions from young folks we met on the street…”

via NPR

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ahfspeakout:

An “HIV prevention pill” is no substitute for using condoms.

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pozmagazine:

FDA Approves Truvada as PrEP
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Truvada (tenofovir plus emtricitabine) as the first prescription drug—to be used daily and in conjunction with condoms and other safer-sex measures—to prevent HIV among those at high risk for the infection. Truvada’s approval as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was announced via statements from both the FDA and Truvada’s manufacturer, Gilead Sciences. Click here for more.

pozmagazine:

FDA Approves Truvada as PrEP

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Truvada (tenofovir plus emtricitabine) as the first prescription drug—to be used daily and in conjunction with condoms and other safer-sex measures—to prevent HIV among those at high risk for the infection. Truvada’s approval as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was announced via statements from both the FDA and Truvada’s manufacturer, Gilead Sciences. Click here for more.

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Above is the FCAN BASUAH Video Documentary! Watch as two teens get tested for HIV, log their reactions, and share the reactions of other teens who underwent the testing process at our Spring Retreat for HIV-affected families. To know is to know. Get tested and know your status!

Conceptuatlized and facilitated by Avery R Young. Filmed and edited by Crystal Jackson.

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