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At least 215 cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping have been reported. This has resulted in the both the FDA and CDC issuing releases warning … Read more about The Thought that Vaping is Safer than Smoking is Now Up in Smoke
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With the advancement in efficacy and tolerability of HIV treatments, individuals with HIV are living longer and longer. However, despite HIV viral load … Read more about Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in HIV
Update: FDA approved Descovy for PrEP on October 3, 2019. You may have heard there's now another medication on the market that can be used for HIV … Read more about PrEP 2.0: How Will It Change Things?
Maybe you've heard, maybe you haven't, but injectable HIV drugs are the next big thing in HIV treatment. VIIV pharmaceuticals has been working on a combination … Read more about An Injectable HIV Med?
I recently had a patient come into the office for STI (sexually transmitted infection) testing because he had received an anonymous text message alerting him … Read more about Is Anonymous STI Notification Sending the Wrong Message?
I often tell patients that diabetes will change your life. In fact, it must: you will have to change the way you eat, what you eat, how you eat, etc. Developing … Read more about Can Weight Loss “Cure” Diabetes?