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Black People With HIV in Rural Areas Less Likely to Have Undetectable Viral Load

Sixty percent of Black people living with HIV in rural areas achieved viral suppression in 2018,  far short of the Ending the HIV Epidemic goal of 95%, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The findings highlight the persistent and stubborn disparities Black people experience all along the HIV… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »

New rule on foreign drug importation is likely to result in additional costs, undercutting cost-saving goal

Allowing the importation of prescription drugs from Canada is an issue rife with political overtones. In late September, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that the Trump Administration will move forward with drug importations from other countries, promising to pass discounts onto consumers in an effort to follow through on the president’s executive… Read More »

Unplanned Pregnancies 20 Times More Likely on Birth Control Pill than IUD

[unable to retrieve full-text content] By Dr. Mercola If you think your birth control pill is the best pregnancy prevention tool there is, you may be surprised by new research looking into its failure rates. Compared to other forms of protection, the Pill failed miserably, which only adds to the myriad of reasons why you… Read More »