HIV, or human immunodeficiency disorder, attacks the immune system and makes it difficult for the body to fight infection.
Many people with HIV can show little to no symptoms for years. Learn the HIV symptoms and warning signs from Dr. Keri Peterson.
There are three types of HIV testing, rapid, standard and home. People who are at risk for HIV should get tested every year.
A combination of anti-retroviral drugs is taken to treat HIV. HIV treatment must be taken for life & is important not to miss any dosages.
Scott Davis shares his story of how his personal experience with HIV & AIDS that led him to becoming Program Coordinator of the Asylum Project.
Participants of the Asylum Project share their experiences of fleeing persecution of being LGBT & living with AIDS/HIV & seeking asylum in the US.
Larry Bryant of Housing Works discusses how their organization works to help people living with HIV or AIDS by providing housing, healthcare and jobs.
Workers & participants at Housing Works share their personal stories of the treatment they receive for HIV & Aids.
Housing Works & Asylum Project explain why developing grassroots advocacy plans is so important to end the AIDS & HIV epidemic in communities.
Complera is an antiviral medication that combines three different drugs into one pill - Rilpivrine, Emtricitabine, and Tenofovir.
Genvoya is a combination of four drugs in one pill. It is prescribed to those who have been diagnosed with HIV but have not yet treated the infection.
Truvada is a combination two drugs that are used to treat HIV, Tenofovir and Emtricitabine. Truvada is an antiretroviral medication.
Stribild is a fixed dose combination of four different drugs, and is used by adults who have never been treated for HIV.
Atripla is a prescription antiviral medication used to treat HIV. It is a fixed dose combination of Efavirenz, Tenofovir, and Emtricitabine.
Triumeq is an antiretroviral prescription medication, used by those diagnosed with the HIV virus.
Combivir is an antiretroviral prescription medication used by people who diagnosed with HIV. It is a fixed dose combination of two different drugs.
Epzicom is a fixed dose combination of two medications: Abacavir and Lamivudine. It is taken as a pill once a day, with or without food.
Trizivir is an antiretroviral medication used to treat HIV. It is a fixed dose combination of three drugs, Abacavir, Lamivudine and Zidovudine.
HPV is a very common virus spread through sexual contact. It is also the most common cause of cervical cancer. Learn more about HPV in this video
Symptoms of HPV include genital warts, common skin warts, abnormal vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge, lower back pain, discomfort during sex and pai
Cervical cancer is curable if caught early enough. Treatment can involve surgery, radiation or chemotherapy.
The best way to protect yourself from HPV is to avoid direct contact with the virus. Visible genital warts could be a sign of Human Papilloma Virus.
Senator Debbie Halvorson reveal what she wishes she knew before treating HPV. Learn about her early life, diagnosis and treatment process.
In this episode of True Champions, Karen shares her personal story of how she first learned she had hepatitis C. Karen was so shocked that she thought
In this episode of True Champions, Karen discusses her friendship with Lucinda Porter, author of Hepatitis C Treatment One Step At A Time. Lucinda has
In this episode of True Champions, Karen shares her personal story of living with hepatitis C and cirrhosis. Diet and nutrition are essential and Kare
In this episode of True Champions, Karen shares how jotting down her thoughts at night lead to the creation of her popular blog “I Help C: Your Best F
In episode 1 of True Champions Hep C, Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, talks about how he first got involved with poli
In episode 2 of True Champions Hep C, Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, discusses his battle with hepatitis C and the v
In episode 3 of True Champions Hep C, Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, shares his personal story of how making his con
In episode 4 of True Champions Hep C, Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, explains how his personal struggle with hepatit
In episode 5 of True Champions Hep C, Hank Johnson, a congressman representing Georgia’s 4th District, explains that hepatitis C does not have to be a
Herpes is a common sexual virus in men and women. Watch Dr. Blumberg explain what herpes is and herpes symptoms such as cold sores.
There are a number of prevention steps to lower your risk of herpes. While there is no herpes cure, watch here for tips to prevent & treat herpes
What is meningitis? In this video, you will hear about the causes of meningitis, as well as the symptoms of meningitis and the types of meningitis.
A series of meningitis tests are used to diagnose meningitis. If you are diagnosed with the condition, meningitis treatment should begin immediately.
Meningitis spread is possible since it's contagious. In the video, hear meningitis facts on how to prevent the condition & on the meningitis vaccine.
What is the flu? Is the flu preventable? Dr. Holly Atkinson answers these questions and provides a unique look at the flu infection in this video.
Flu symptoms are often mistaken for symptoms of the common cold. In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson explains the warning signs of the flu.
In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson explains how to treat the flu and provides flu medication options when it comes to treating the flu.
As there's no cold cure, it's best to wait it out and treat cold symptoms. For more severe common cold symptoms, it's best to consult your doctor.
Learn how to prevent a cold, as well as methods of treating a cold. One such common cold treatment is over the counter cold medications.
The common cold is the leading cause for trips to the doctor and missed days from work and school. Must adults will catch the cold 2-4 times per year.
Should you be concerned about the Chipotle E.Coli outbreaks? Our Chief Medical Editor breaks down what you need to know.
The Ebola virus is very contagious & Ebola transmission can occur in many ways. It's best look for symptoms of the Ebola virus to prevent transmission
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