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Discover the Health section of The Advocate, where readers can find the latest news on medicine, fitness, mental and physical wellbeing, scientific developments, and diseases that affect the LGBT community. Read the most recent on gay health, AIDS and HIV news, pregnancy and sex from experts like doctors and researchers. Learn about news related to health insurance, statistics, changing laws and government policy, and tools that can be used in preventing and curing illnesses in the United States and beyond.

Day 7: PrEP Isn't Just for Gay Men

As PrEP Becomes More Available, Couples With One Poz Partner Consider Treatment

Should All Serodiscordant Couples Use PrEP?

Serodiscordant relationships, in which one partner is negative and the other is positive, seem like an ideal situation to use PrEP, but many couples are forgoing the treatment. Why?

Op-ed: Put Away the Pitchforks And Let's Talk About PrEP

Put Away the Pitchforks And Let’s Talk About PrEP

In partnership between HIV Plus magazine and The Advocate, this series is a response to conversation about PrEP that's been derailed by slut-shaming.

Day 6: 50,000 People a Year are Infected with HIV

In Their Own Words: Men on PrEP Explain Why They Take It

In Their Own Words: Men on PrEP Explain Why They Take It

Find out why these gay and bi men have decided to go on PrEP.

Day 5: Truvada and the South

Study Puts 'Beginning of HIV/AIDS' in 1920s Africa, Dispels Myths

Study Puts 'Beginning of HIV/AIDS' in 1920s Africa, Dispels Myths

A landmark new study finds that HIV actually emerged in Congo in the 1920s. Check out three debunked HIV-origin theories of the past.

Day 4: Decrease in Condom Use

Op-ed: Sexual Education in America Is Failing Us

Op-ed: Sexual Education in America Is Failing Us

Why our deeply rooted hangups about sex are not helping the cause of LGBT equality — or kids' self-image.

Day 3: Reducing the Risk of HIV is Possible

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