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Advocates descend on General Assembly

Carolinas News Notes

The NC HIV & AIDS Advocacy Day was held on March 12 in Raleigh, N.C. where patients, healthcare providers, community leaders, and advocates gathered for HIV Speaks on Jones Street 2019.

Guidelines released on providing PrEP through college health programs

Beyond the Carolinas

The American College Health Association announced the release of its new guidelines, “HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis.” The guidelines serve as a roadmap for college health services seeking to provide PrEP as a means of preventing new HIV infections and as a resource to assist with front line implementation.

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.