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Infant HIV Infection Increases the Risk for Congenital CMV Infection

Infant HIV Infection Increases the Risk for Congenital CMV Infection

HIV-exposed infants have high rates of congenital cCMV infection, and in utero HIV infection seems to be a major risk factor for cCMV.

Hispanics With HIV Face Higher Risk for HPV-Related Cancer

HIV-infected Hispanics have an increased risk for human papillomavirus-related cancers than Hispanics in the general population.

Advance Care Planning Lowers Symptoms in Teens With HIV

Family-centered pediatric advance care planning is associated with a lower likelihood of symptoms and suffering for adolescents with HIV.

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

Case Study: Abdominal Pain, Malaise, and a Bruise on the Leg

Case Study: Abdominal Pain, Malaise, and a Bruise on the Leg

A 44-year-old man presents to the hospital with generalized abdominal pain, malaise, subjective low-grade fever, and a bruise on his left shin. He has an extensive medical history including HIV, hypertension, diabetes, and GERD, but he denies vomiting or diarrhea.

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.

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