HIV & AIDS Guide - HIV Diagnosis
HGetting tested for HIV can be scary; however, the condition is treatable so it is important to get tested if you think you have been exposed.
Dangerous Intersection of Drug Use and Sexual HIV Transmission Points to Critical Need for Comprehensive HIV Prevention
Read this article for information about the connection between injection drug use and sexual HIV transmission, as well as a discussion about prevention.
HIV, AIDS, and Older Adults
Though many older people believe that they are not at risk for contracting HIV, this WebMD article proves otherwise.
Safe Food and Water for HIV Patients
If you're HIV-positive, you need to know how to protect yourself against dangerous foodborne infections.
How HIV Causes AIDS
An in-depth review of how the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) damages the immune system, causing AIDS.
You Can Prevent Cryptosporidiosis
The parasitic disease cryptosporidiosis can be quite dangerous to you if you have HIV. Read here for details.
Opportunistic Infections and Your Pets
Owning a pet can be important to your mental health, especially if you're suffering from a chronic disease like HIV. But be aware that there are health risks involved with pet ownership if your immune system has been compromised by your disease.
Preventing Infections During Travel
If you're HIV-positive, you need to be particularly careful to avoid infections, especially when you're traveling. WebMD gives you tips on how to protect yourself.