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  • A guide to HIV / AIDS programs and services throughout the NYC metropolitan area. Created by Body Positive, Inc.
  • The AIDSinfo Drug Database provides HIV/AIDS drug fact sheets describing both approved and investigational drugs. Includes information on use, pharmacology and side effects.
  • Information on AIDS and HIV from the nations leading non-profit organization dedicated to the support of AIDS research, AIDS prevention, treatment education, and advocacy.
  • Information for home caregivers from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on the basics of caregiving and how to protect themselves, provide emotional support, guard against infections and more. Includes an AIDS glossary.
  • Information as well as numerous services available to people living with HIV/AIDS. Site is also available in Spanish.

  • Created by a not-for-profit, volunteer-supported and community-based organization committed to national leadership in the fight against AIDS. Their mission is to reduce the spread of HIV disease, help people with HIV maintain and improve their health and independence, and keep the prevention, treatment and cure of HIV an urgent national and local priority. Of particular note is the calendar of programs, services, workshops, forums, and other events offered in New York City.
  • From the Center for Disease Control, this article describes the various ways the HIV virus is spread.
  • "Comprehensive, up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine."
  • From the AIDSinfo Information Service, this site compiles treatment information for patients and caregivers.
  • From the CDC, this online booklet is intended to help people with HIV understand how to live with HIV and keep themselves healthy. Also provides other sources of information on the topic.
  • More information from MedlinePlus on AIDS.
  • A directory of links to current, reliable sources of health information on AIDS from the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Includes the latest news, overviews, alternative therapies, clinical trials, diagnosis and symptoms, disease management, prevention and screening and treatment.
  • More information from MedlinePlus on AIDS.
  • More information from MedlinePlus on AIDS.
  • Includes a national database of HIV testing sites and FAQs from the CDC.
  • Includes local resources and statistics about HIV and AIDS. Features a listing of free and confidential clinics.
  • Another directory of links to AIDS and HIV information. Since NOAH is based in New York City, local and national resources are featured.
  • From the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, this website provides non-technical fact sheets on a variety of topics relating to HIV and AIDS. In English and Spanish.