HIV

The Best Way to Beat AIDS Isn't Drug Treatment. It's a Living Wage.
December 07, 2014

Being poor is a more accurate predictor of HIV than being male, female, Black or Hispanic is.

How to Understand the Frailties of Life with HIV? Poetry
November 03, 2014

HIV/AIDS as a subject is best understood as an intensification of the eternal concerns of poetry—mortality, elegy, the difficulty of love.

Obamacare Is Working, But Some Insurers Are Behaving Badly
July 10, 2014

Many more Americans are getting health coverage, but some of their insurers aren't behaving very well.

Here Is Where You Will Find HIV
Maps are the newest weapon for fighting the epidemic
June 26, 2014

Targeted treatment is the future of care. These maps will help that happen.

There's a Wonder Drug That Prevents HIV Infection. Why Haven't You Heard of It?
December 15, 2013

Two weeks ago, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its Mortality and Morbidity Weekly report, many outlets were quick to jump on one specific statistic: that unprotected anal sex among men is up nearly 20 percent from 2005 to 2

Startling New Map: 92 Percent of New HIV Cases are in 25 Percent of Counties
September 23, 2013

These maps from AIDSVu, a group that turns annual HIV infection rates data from the U.S.

The Real Cure for AIDS
The new case for universal HIV screening
August 14, 2013

In March 3, at a conference in Atlanta, a 59-year-old needlepoint expert, former missionary, and specialist in pediatric infectious disease named Hannah Gay announced that she’d found a cure for HIV.

Eight Horrific and Uplifting Stories About Being Gay in the New Russia
August 14, 2013

Eight horrific and uplifting stories about being gay in the new Russia.

From the Stacks: “Gay Life, Gay Death: The Siege of a Subculture”
December 17, 1990
June 26, 2013

Andrew Sullivan takes a look at the impact of HIV/AIDS on the gay community.

This Is Your Government Making Sense On Drugs
May 19, 2009

Harold Pollack is a public health policy researcher at the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration, where he is faculty chair of the Center for Health Administration Studies. He is a regular contributor to The Treatment.  Last week, I chided the Obama Administration for its tepid approach to HIV prevention policy. No doubt responding to my broadside, incoming Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske granted his first official interview to the Wall Street Journal. The piece was a disorienting read.