The New Puritanism

Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren As HIV & STD rates show no signs of waning, religious conservatives are turning the clock back on sex...

War and AIDS

Sexual violence during wartime is shaping the epidemic—it’s time we address it Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren Most people think of HIV transmission as taking...

War on Humanity

Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren “Morality” as a reason to deny healthcare may soon become law. In recent months, we’ve heard the drumbeat of the...

KS Is Back

Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren The return of Kaposi’s sarcoma spurs a new wave of research & rethinking. Following its grim flare-up starting in 1981,...

The Vaccine Shelf

With the hubbub about new vaccine advances, why has our government ignored an older candidate? by Patricia Nell Warren As the global economic crisis deepens, a...

“Cures”—Rushing to Judgment

Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren What's at stake when media coverage misses the hard facts? Wildly excited stories about “AIDS cures” are popping up all...

PrEP: Red Flags

Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren Media Exposure Surrounding Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Needs a Life-or-Death Reality Check. We can always count on many of the media to...

One in Four

Reports of alarming rates of HIV among incarcerated Americans fall on deaf ears of those in power. Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren Between 20% and...

ARV Drought

Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren Drug shortages threaten the promise of the “end of aids.” As I write this, the International AIDS Conference is going...

Good Guys & Bad Guys

Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren When Commercial Interests Cloud AIDS Research, Who Wins & Who Loses? The AIDS establishment see themselves as the good guys....

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