The experiences of women living with HIV

Check out my latest story for Healthline: I spoke with Shyronn Jones and Maria Mejia about their experiences living with HIV. Both are advocates and activists who are dedicated to shedding a spotlight on the experiences of women living with HIV.

A recent study revealed that, in general, women with an HIV diagnosis find the practical realities of day-to-day survival take precedence over maintaining and managing viral suppression of their HIV.

"Women often are an afterthought when one considers the problem of HIV in the U.S. There are clearly social, cultural, biological elements that influence a woman's experience with HIV," Dr. Seble G. Kassaye, study author and associate professor of medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center, told me.

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