Beyond HIV, the major public health issues -- including higher rates of alcoholism, cancer, depression, smoking, suicide, and violence -- still stem from inequality.
Single-celled fungi all around us do so much good and so much bad.
Testosterone deficiency is exceedingly less common than marketing campaigns and "you only think you feel fine" culture would have us believe.
The late C. Everett Koop chose to fight the AIDS epidemic at its 1980s outset, despite resistance from the conservative base that brought him into the office.
Psychological conditions that are epidemic among urban gay and bisexual men warrant conscious efforts to foster self-esteem, positive relationships, and social support.
The newly appointed director of the Global Fund to Fight HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria believes international health efforts are at the cusp of containing these epidemics.
Where we stand on what President Obama has declared an achievable goal -- and a top U.S. global priority
Unfounded fears echo throughout policy, health care, education -- pretty much everywhere.
45 U.S. states have made failing to disclose one's HIV status a criminal offense.
Current treatments keep the virus in check, as opposed to those that could completely eliminate it.
One of the few products that's both FDA-approved and endorsed by real witches
"What School of Design can vie with this?" he asked in the pages of the Atlantic in 1862.
Examining the roots of the dysfunction, and how we can change it without passing on medication costs to the sickest among us
How far we've come, and how far we have to go before an AIDS-free generation
Gout may sound like an 18th-century affliction, but the number of Americans suffering from the painful inflammatory condition has doubled in the past few decades.
By manipulating our fear of suffering and death, big pharmaceutical companies are able to keep us coming back for expensive medications.
The disease is big business, and many have been convinced that managing it forever is their only option. But a cure is often possible.
There are millions of people around the world living with HIV/AIDS, but only a fraction -- those that can afford it -- have proper treatment
For 30 years now, AIDS service organizations have played the role of advisor, caregiver, and friend, but they need to consolidate -- or die
Even after thirty years, HIV/AIDS remains out of control, still very much a crisis, and ACT UP's Larry Kramer, who chooses all of his words carefully, wants to start calling it a plague again