If possible, would you venture to a gathering of like-minded HIV comrades whether it be those here online or in a support group in your local area? it could be a barbecue, a picnic or someone's backyard? Would you attend?
You may have heard your doctor use some words, when talking about HIV, that you’re not familiar with. Let’s talk about some of these key terms so you can start to better understand HIV
Virus – A virus is an organism that can infect your body’s cells and use them to make more copies of itself (“replicate”). HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. It’s a virus that infects your immune system
Immune system – Your immune system is made up of cells, tissues, and organs inside your… read more
If you, or someone you know, is living with HIV/AIDS, the American Dental Association recommends that dental health care be part of all HIV/AIDS treatment plans. That’s because people living with HIV/AIDS are more susceptible to infections including dental infections, which can affect their overall health
Your mouth may be the first part of your body to be affected when infected with HIV. Because infection with HIV will weaken your immune system, this means you will be susceptible to… read more
1) This should/may be a hot topic, please be conciderate to all
2) I see many people on this site refer to the U=U study and how HIV can not be passed along. They think they are still safe to have unprotected sex, because they are undetectable. The answer to that is NO, you are not safe to have unprotected sex. You can still get other STI's, but let's stick to just HIV
3) Even though the U=U study has proven that if undetectable, you can not pass the virus on, the key phrase is, "YOU CAN'T… read more
With with a year-and-a-half of isolation due to the covid-19 pandemic, would you consider a mini vacation, to say for example, Disneyland in Florida ..with some of your fellow team members?
Or....Where would you like to go given the opportunity?
Read the article here:
https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/inside-...(Phone number can only be seen by myHIVteam users)
AIDS Advocacy groups are protesting the companies producing the vaccine for not including persons with HIV into trials. Currently 1.2 million people in America are living with HIV/AIDS. I read one company, however, included 120 persons with HIV in a trial including 30,000 I believe. Out of those 120, one was placebo, the others got the vaccine and had no problems. But the jury is still out… read more
If you are a United States citizen, a United States national or a eligible non-citizen, it is time to look over your health insurance plans on the health insurance marketplace. It is now open enrollment to change plans, or keep what you have.
This question is for Canadians and Americans. Other countries will have different emergency numbers, and may or may not participate in this
If an emergency came up and you couldn't talk to the 911 operators, are you prepared to give them all your information without talking to them
Smart 911 will come across the dispatchers screen with your name, number and address just like landlines will. But smart 911 goes farther. You can put a description of yourself and a photo. You can add family… read more
How many of you actually wear a face mask, a face shield or both when you enter places with the public?
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