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,...

Meningitis Headlines

Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren Conservative media coverage trots out old fears, even in the face of facts It’s always illuminating to see what the...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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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