PrEP

  • 2020 Hopefuls Highlight Medicare for All, PrEP in Plans to Combat HIV/AIDS

    (WB) The reinvigoration of the White House Office of HIV/AIDS, access to generic PrEP and the award of cash gifts for HIV/AIDS innovations as opposed to U.S. patents were just three ideas 2020 hopefuls articulated in responses to a survey conducted by HIV/AIDS advocacy groups.

  • Act Fast For PrEP Coverage

    There is still time left to enroll in a health care plan that includes the HIV prevention method known as “PrEP.”

  • AHF Continues Anti-PrEP Rhetoric With New Ad

    Despite medical evidence PrEP prevents HIV AHF still doesn’t like it

  • AHF Young Men's Group Hosts PrEP Discussion

    On the lawn of a waterfront million dollar home in Hollywood a HIV prevention group gathered to talk about sex. The panel discussion, organized by Impulse Group South Florida, featured physicians, health care lobbyists and social workers – all on hand to speak about the controversial issue of pre-exposure prophylaxis or what is commonly referred to as “PrEP.”

  • App Allows Patients to Access PrEP Through Their Phones

    PlushCare, a new app that allows gay men to access the HIV prevention drug PrEP through their phone, promises to revolutionize HIV prevention and care. Currently the app is available in 31 states including Florida. There are plans to roll the app out into the remaining states in the near future.

  • Bill Would Let Youth Get HIV Prevention Meds On Their Own

    (AP) Connecticut lawmakers were asked Monday to consider letting young people receive preventative medication for HIV infections without their parents’ consent.

  • British Study Shows PrEP Works

    The anti-HIV procedure, PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), is showing promising results according to a British study.

  • Can This Pill End the AIDS Epidemic?

    (CNN) -- Charlie Ferrusi is a 23-year-old gay man with a winning smile and an easygoing manner. In May, he completed a master's degree in public health and recently began a job at the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute.

  • Community Announcement: Another Study Finds High Adherence to PrEP

    Sub-analysis underscores the value of PrEP in protecting women’s health

  • Cuba Begins Distributing PrEP Through Pilot Program

    (WB) The Cuban government has begun to distribute PrEP through a pilot program that began last month.

  • Debate Brews Over HIV Prevention Pill

    San Diego, CA (KSWB) -- Every year 50,000 people are diagnosed with HIV in the United States, but a largely unknown blue pill could help cut down the number, according to health officials.

  • Free HIV Prevention Drugs Provided in Miami-Dade

    In Miami-Dade and 15 other counties in Florida, the Florida Department of Health is offering free access to PrEP [Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis] drugs to qualified applicants.

  • HIV Testing Resumes at the Pride Center

    South Florida continues to lead the country in new HIV infections. To help stem the tide of these new infections, the Pride Center in Wilton Manors is once again providing testing and will link people to medical resources and other helpful services. The staff provides information about staying negative with PrEP and gives out free condoms. 

  • Long-Acting PrEP Injectable Begins First Trial

    A new trial begins, with hopes of making HIV prevention more practical to the public.

  • More Young Gays on PrEP Go Bareback

     

    An ongoing study in New York City that focused on gay and bisexual men has found that individuals taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a preventative HIV medication, report more condomless sex with casual partners. 

  • Mutual of Omaha Will No Longer Deny Coverage to PrEP Users

    Mutual of Omaha has come to an agreement to stop denying life and long-term care insurance to people in Massachusetts who use Truvada to prevent HIV infection.

  • Oktoberfest Wilton Manors

    Oktoberfest is an annual autumn festival that communities celebrate with plenty of beer drinking and merriment. One can say that sounds like any given Friday night, or most nights, here in Wilton Manors. However, this October has been reason to celebrate here in our Island City.

  • Porn Star Killian James Talks Barebacking and PrEP

    "The Best Bottoms Make the Best Tops" states New York City resident Killian James' page at Rentboy.com. James was voted Best Bottom 2014 at the Hookies, the International Escort Awards. A former accountant, James is immensely proud of the recognition. He told SFGN that he was doing quite well for himself, and that he might go into real estate after his time in the sex trade was up.

  • PrEP and STDs, Hidden and Obvious

    The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) occurred in Seattle from Feb. 13 through Feb. 16. Several sessions focused on the relationship of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

  • PrEP Campaign Launches in Miami

    John Byrne says he talks to people all the time that have no clue there is a pill to prevent HIV.