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Hiv Diagnosis

HIV Home Screenings May One Day Be As Common As Pregnancy Tests

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Britain's first at-home HIV testing kit, which gives results in 15 minutes with 99.7 percent accuracy, went on sale April 27. The BioSure HIV Self-...

Photographer Shoots Reactions Of Friends And Family As He Shares Big News

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Photographer Adrian Chesser joined HuffPost Live this week to discuss "I have something to tell you," his powerful photo series capturing his friends ...

NYC Hospital Told Wrong Patients They Had HIV, Says Whistle-Blower

| Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

By James Fanelli EAST FLATBUSH -- Bad lab work at a Brooklyn hospital caused numerous patients to be told they had HIV when they didn't and that th...

Surviving a Death Sentence

Adrian Brooks | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Adrian Brooks

We went in for our test results together. It was May 1985. Still, after three years of reluctant monogamy enforced by the dread of a sex-borne plague stalking San Francisco, I feared for my lover of seven years. Christopher was younger and had been far wilder.

Mark Koberg: From TV Producer To Mindfulness Entrepreneur

Mark Koberg | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Koberg

Having produced daytime TV for 17 years, I know from experience that people come on talk shows because they're in conflict with the way things are and are searching for answers. Those same reasons led me to mindfulness meditation.

The Needle Prick: Reluctant Social Commentary Of A Newly HIV-Positive 20-Something

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tyler Curry

For the successful gay 20-something, the threat of HIV can almost seem outdated, a scary memory that our community is lucky to forget. This dangerous fallacy is what led me to get gobsmacked with a dose of reality during my routine, "socially responsible" STD test.

Scientists Develop HIV Test That Could Improve Diagnoses In Poor Countries

Reuters | Chris Wickham | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living

By Chris Wickham LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have come up with a test for the virus that causes AIDS that is ten times more sensitive...

Advice for a Young Man Newly Diagnosed with HIV

Bren Shucart | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Bren Shucart

When I tested positive in the spring of 2005, it felt like the end of the world. HIV was this boogieman that I had been taught to hate and fear since before I really understood how sex worked, and suddenly this monster was inside me.