Articles Tagged: HIV/AIDS

Living with HIV: Social Life

How friendships help/hurt med adherence Friends often impact our everyday decisions. For example, your friends can affect your decision to take your meds in either a positive or negative way. … read more

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Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

STIs are sometimes called STDs, or sexually transmitted diseases. STIs include: Chlamydia Gonorrhea Hepatitis B Herpes HIV/AIDS Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Molluscum Contagiosum Pubic Lice (“Crabs”) Scabies Syphilis Trichomoniasis Who gets … read more

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HIV Testing

It’s now recommended that everyone over 15 years old should get tested for HIV at least once. If a young person is having sex without protection (e.g. not using condoms) … read more

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HIV/AIDS

In the past HIV/AIDS was considered to be a deadly disease. Medical research has helped health care providers understand HIV and improve available treatments. HIV/AIDS can now be treated with … read more

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