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/AIDS

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. If HIV is not treated, it can lead to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Learning the basics about … 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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