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Rena Greifinger
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Girl Power

(1) Comments | Posted July 26, 2011 | 1:44 PM

On Sunday July 17, Tommy Knockers Pub in Idaho Springs, Colorado, looked like any other sports bar on a weekend afternoon. Many men and some women sat around tables and at the countertop, diving into heaps of nachos and licking buffalo sauce off their fingers. Seventeen televisions playing seventeen different...

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Know Your Status: Test for HIV This Week

(5) Comments | Posted June 23, 2010 | 4:13 PM

When I tell people that I work with HIV positive teenagers, their first response so often is, "Oh that must be so sad." Desperate to set things straight, I immediately tell them that the vast majority of youth with HIV in the U.S. are physically healthy, with long lives ahead...

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Youth with HIV Find Their Voice

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2009 | 2:01 PM

Lynn* was very young and very sick when she first found out. "I was in the hospital with pneumonia when the nurse finally told me I was HIV positive" explained the 21-year-old British student. "I immediately thought, 'I'm going to die'. I was only nine, and I figured I was...

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