02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV

Tips for swallowing pills

  Living with HIV can sometimes give you so much to think about that you might overlook the basics. Like, for instance, what if you have trouble getting pills down? By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, […]

15: Trans and HIV

HIV prevention for the transgender community

As a trans person, you know you can’t change the world overnight. For some, acceptance might be a long road to walk down. By: Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center But there […]

13: Dealing with Addiction & HIV

Is smoking harmful when you're living with HIV?

Staying on your HIV meds adds years to your life. Smoking cigarettes subtracts from those years. By: Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center The science is crystal clear: About one out of […]

11: Healthy Habits, 17: Young and Positive

Taking responsibility for your health when you're living with HIV

This isn’t a video game where you can earn new lives. You only get one life, and it’s up to you to do your best with the one you’ve got. OK, so there is some […]

04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 05: HIV Healthcare

Common myths about HIV and AIDS

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center Just like any disease, there are many myths about HIV. If you’re […]

17: Young and Positive

Young and HIV positive: Should I tell my parents?

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center Some adults who are living with HIV never tell their parents. They don’t […]

00. Spanish, 17: Young and Positive

Seropositivo joven: ¿Debería contárselo a mis padres?

Por Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, División de Enfermedades Infecciosas, y revisado medicamente por Ann Avery, médica de enfermedades infecciosas de Metrohealth Medical Center. Ver todos los blogs en español > Algunos adultos que viven […]

05: HIV Healthcare

Getting help from an HIV/AIDS hotline

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center You had some great sex with a new boo but forgot to […]

00. Spanish, 05: HIV Healthcare

Recibir ayuda de una línea directa sobre VIH/SIDA

Por Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, División de Enfermedades Infecciosas, y revisado medicamente por Ann Avery, médica de enfermedades infecciosas de Metrohealth Medical Center. Ver todos los blogs en español > Has tenido un sexo […]

06: Talking to a Doctor

Why it's important to tell your healthcare providers about your HIV status

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center It’s best for your health if all your doctors know your HIV […]