Truvada

healthcare

Insurance Will Soon Cover HIV Prevention, But Many People Who Need it Still Won't Have Access

When Corey Walsh began using the drug Truvada, the pills were free but the quarterly lab tests and doctors' visits cost almost $400.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
7.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Anti-HIV Drug PrEP May Be Getting Unfairly Blamed for STDs

The data shows that the opposite could be true.
VICE Staff
12.3.18
healthcare

Out-Of-Pocket Costs for PrEP Put the HIV Prevention Drug Out Of Reach For Many

It’s getting increasingly difficult for patients to afford Truvada, also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, because of the drug’s high price and insurance company efforts to restrict patients' use of coupons.
Shefali Luthra and Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
7.6.18
HIV

Updated HIV Laws May Only Protect the Privileged

Lawyers warn that oversimplification of cutting-edge HIV science could backfire for the most vulnerable patients.
Sony Salzman
3.20.18
Health

Meet the Man Helping Patients Bring Cheap HIV-Preventing Drugs to Canada

The Calgary nurse got the idea from 'Dallas Buyers Club.'
Mike Miksche
9.19.17
hard data

The Drugs Meant to Prevent HIV Could Be Leading Gay Men to Have Riskier Sex

Condomless sex—and the risk of spreading other STIs—appears to be on the rise.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
8.17.17
yikes

Trumpcare Could Drag Us Back to When HIV Meant Death

Their proposed budget includes a $168 million reduction in funding for HIV prevention programs.
Garnet Henderson
6.21.17
LGBTQ

The FDA Has Approved Generic PrEP—but Access May Remain Difficult

Experts cited complicated factors, like patient and doctor awareness and the unique way the US HIV medication market functions, as reasons not to get your hopes up.
Keren Landman
6.15.17
Impact Health

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic Is Still Alive and Well

Despite major scientific breakthroughs that help prevent the spread of HIV, 240 new cases occur every hour.
Nadya Agrawal
4.26.17
LGBTQ

PrEP Access for Men of Color Is a Thornier Problem Than We Think

Too few are on the drug, and encouraging adoption is going to involve more than awareness campaigns.
Tyler Trykowski
2.13.17
LGBTQ

Why Nobody's Funding the HIV-Prevention Strategy Ten Times More Effective than PrEP

TasP—or Treatment as Prevention—aims to promote awareness that it's incredibly difficult to get HIV from someone who's undetectable. But that idea is proving a hard pill to swallow
Mike Miksche
1.20.17
hiv/aids

This Timeline of HIV/AIDS Drugs Shows How Far We’ve Come

But there's a lot more work to do if we want to finally win the war against HIV/AIDS.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
12.1.16
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