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Surgeon Who Was Denied Disability Insurance for Taking PrEP Tells His Story

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HIV & ID OBSERVATIONS, July 8th, 2018 Earlier this year, urology resident Dr. Philip Cheng appeared on the front page of the New York Times. Here was the headline: He Took a Drug to Prevent AIDS. Then He Couldn’t Get Disability Insurance. The piece understandably drew widespread attention, with sharp disapproval of the denial from ID specialists and public health officials. We couldn’t...

Pelvic mesh implant patients want answers from Senate report

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ABC 730 report, 26/3/2018 A steady stream of Australian women with pelvic mesh implants have spent tens of thousands of dollars flying to a clinic in Missouri to have their implants removed, claiming they have suffered major side-effects from the implants used to treat prolapse and incontinence. More than 35 Australian women have made the journey to the same practitioner because, they say, they...

Michigan City Settles Federal HIV-Discrimination Lawsuit

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POZ magazine, September 11, 2015 Shalandra Jones was ticketed for not disclosing her HIV status to a Dearborn police officer during a traffic stop, who said “he did not want to take any diseases home to his family”, and made repeated statements expressing his fear of being infected with HIV or other diseases after coming in contact with the woman’s earrings during his search. As a result, she...

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