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Ohio Supreme Court upholds law requiring HIV-infected adults to tell sexual partners

Ohio Supreme Court upholds law requiring HIV-infected adults to tell sexual partners

The Ohio Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the constitutionality of a law requiring HIV-infected individuals to tell their sexual partners of their illness.

CDC updates contraception recommendations for women with HIV risk

The CDC revised its US Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use categorization for DMPA injection in women at high risk for HIV infection from US MEC category 1 to US MEC category 2.

Antiretroviral therapy resistance increasing in HIV treatment

Resistance to ART is threatening the recent gains of treatment in the rate of new HIV infections.

Opinion

The origin of AIDS and debating the Patient Zero theory

There is evidence that HIV might have spread from its origins in the US to the rest of the world.

HIV complacency can be deadly

It's been 32 years since the CDC published the first HIV case report, and too many Americans no longer view the disease as a serious illness.

Features

Healthcare issues of the LGBT community: What the primary care clinician should know

Healthcare issues of the LGBT community: What the primary care clinician should know

A greater understanding of the healthcare issues specific to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community may improve the quality of care.

Initiating antiretroviral therapy in HIV patients with CD4 T-cell counts >500 cells/mcL

Initiating antiretroviral therapy in HIV patients with CD4 T-cell counts >500 cells/mcL

Recommendations for initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in asymptomatic adults with HIV are generally based on CD4 T-cell counts.

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