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HIV/AIDS – QNotes

The world of drug-fueled sex

Love & Lust (11th Annual Sex Issue)

According to a study by Oregon State University, LGBTQ individuals, especially youth, consume tobacco, marijuana and alcohol at higher rates relative to their heterosexual peers of the same age.

Changes to Medicare Part D would hit patients close to home

A Personal Commentary

Making HIV treatment accessible to all who need it is vitally important, not only to those living with the virus, but also to our community more broadly. Currently, Medicare Part D — the government program that provides prescription drug coverage for those over 65 and/or disabled — covers many of the medications we use to treat HIV.

HIV-positive status up in 2018

Carolinas News Notes

In 2018, Palmetto Community Care (PCC) tested almost 1,700 people for HIV, recording 23 new HIV-positive cases. That number was up from 20 new HIV-positive cases in 2017.

Giving For Good

Make an impact in your community

Inspiration to give back to your community can come from any number of places, from a personal desire to make a difference to fulfilling a graduation requirement for community service hours.

In Memoriam: 2018 Notable Deaths

LGBTQA Community Members Leave Their Mark on the World

The year of 2018 saw many challenges and changes on the landscape of the LGBTQ and allied environment. And among those changes were the deaths of several individuals who came from a cross section of society who contributed in significant ways to the world in which we live.