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The philosophy of harm reduction spread internationally when activists and caregivers sought ways to reduce suffering and health risks during the AIDS crisis in the '80s.
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San Franicsco is pushing to be among the first cities in the world to end the transmission of HIV. But reaching those most at risk of dying will require aggressive and unconventional public health strategies.
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After living there for over a decade, I know San Francisco is uniquely situated when it comes to HIV and AIDS. But I wondered, How are other counties in California fairing in their prevention efforts?
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What will we do if the Orlando killing was actually about internalized homophobia and self-hatred?

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Most people wouldn’t think of the San Joaquin Valley - California’s agricultural heartland - as a hotbed for sexually transmitted infections. But the agriculturally rich yet impoverished region has a significant and growing HIV/AIDS problem that’s troubling local health officials.

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When you’re searching for a question to guide your data reporting, it's worth thinking about scope and impact. How big or small is the problem you are trying to explain or expose?

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One evening, a group of researchers hit the club-filled streets of West Hollywood with a specific goal: Find young black men, gay and bisexual, willing to participate in a study on how smartphone apps can help improve overall health and combat diseases such as AIDS and diabetes.

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We all love firing up our cellphones to write a text or a tweet, or maybe to engage in a quick game of Candy Crush.  But could we turn to the tiny glowing screens to get healthier, too?

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Once addicted to crack cocaine, Sabrina Heard now works with Women's Collective, a D.C.-based organization that seeks to meet the health needs of low-income women, girls and those living with HIV/AIDS by reducing the barriers to care and strengthening networks of support.

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Persons living with HIV gathered in Uganda to discuss a number of issues, including antiretroviral drug adherence, influence of traditional practices, human rights and jobs.

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