HIV Preventive Care Should Be Free in the US. So Why Some

Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News Anthony Cantu, 31, counsels patients at a San Antonio health clinic about a daily pill that has been shown to prevent HIV infection. Last summer, she started taking the medicine herself. pre-exposure prophylaxis, better known as PrEP. The regimen requires lab tests every three months to make sure the potent …

HIV Prevention Pill PREPARATION Now Free on Most Insurance Plans – but

1st of December World AIDS Day By Paul Shafer, Boston University and Kristefer Stojanovski, Tulane University Since the start of the HIV epidemic in 1981, more than 700,000 Americans They died of AIDS. Being infected used to be a death sentence. But now, 40 years later, the US is on the verge of eradicating HIV. …

Contraception Is Free For Women Except When It’s Not

Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News For Stephanie Force, it’s been a struggle to find a birth control method she loves and can buy out of pocket, despite the Affordable Care Act’s promise of free birth control pills. for women and adolescent girls on most health plans. The 27-year-old doctor recruiter in Roanoke, Virginia was delighted …