02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 11: Healthy Habits, 12: Mental health

Saying No: The Importance of Setting Boundaries

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center Having healthy boundaries is important for everything we do. It’s also suuuuuuper […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 11: Healthy Habits, Uncategorized

Tackling Food Insecurity in a Healthy Way

By: Louis Catania, Patient Navigator, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center Everyone deserves access to food, especially when they’re struggling. 💗 Luckily, help is […]

11: Healthy Habits

EVALI and HIV: Is it time to stop vaping?

By: Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center People smoke. It’s just one of those realities of life, like drinking or other recreational drugs. Everyone can make their own choices, but it’s important […]

11: Healthy Habits, Uncategorized

Caring for your Body, Mind, and Spirit while living with HIV

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center Let’s face it, we all have moments when we feel a little […]

11: Healthy Habits

Building Healthy Habits with Positive Peers

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center Anything we do for the first time is hard (looking at you, […]

11: Healthy Habits

Úlceras bucales causadas por el VIH: Hora de repasar la salud bucodental

Por: Ann Avery, médica de enfermedades infecciosas de Metrohealth Medical Center. Ver todos los blogs en español > ¿Sabes cuando estás cansado, estresado y no has comido bien? Entonces, tu sistema inmunológico dice: «¡Qué bien! […]

11: Healthy Habits

HIV Mouth Sores: Time to Brush Up on Oral Care

By: Ann Avery, MD, Infectious Disease Physician at MetroHealth Medical Center You know when you’re tired, stressed, and haven’t been eating well? Then, your immune system is like, “Cool! Here are a few mouth sores […]

04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 11: Healthy Habits

Can you get HIV from kissing?

By: Ann Avery, MD, Infectious Disease Physician at MetroHealth Medical Center Can you get HIV from kissing? The answer is: NOPE. “Wait, seriously?” you might ask. “I can kiss anyone I want?” Well, consent is […]

00. Spanish, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 11: Healthy Habits

¿Se puede transmitir el VIH a través de los besos?

Por: Ann Avery, médica de enfermedades infecciosas de Metrohealth Medical Center. Ver todos los blogs en español > ¿Se puede contraer el VIH a través de los besos? La respuesta es NO. «Espera, ¿en serio?», […]

00. Spanish, 11: Healthy Habits

7 datos sobre la viruela símica que debes conocer

Por: Ann Avery, médica de enfermedades infecciosas de Metrohealth Medical Center. Ver todos los blogs en español > Sabemos que lo último que quieres oír es sobre otro «brote» de algo. Pensar en más gérmenes […]