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Is there a Drug that Can Prevent HIV Infection?

Mar 09 12

BY: MARTHA PHILLIPS Moral dilemma:  Why don’t you read about it and weigh in? A new study indicates that if healthy people take a certain HIV medication it will keep them from being infected by their HIV positive partners.  The goal is to protect people who are at high risk of getting HIV. The […]


Ask the Doctor: At What T-Cell Count Should a Person Begin Treatment?

Mar 23 11

BY TOMIKA ANDERSON Every month, HIV specialist Theresa Mack, M.D., M.P.H. — an associate medical director at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Morningside Clinic, a comprehensive HIV-care center in Harlem, N.Y. — will answer your most pressing HIV/AIDS questions. In December 2009, the Department of Health and Human Services issued new guidelines (pdf) to encourage health-care providers to counsel […]

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