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+ Health & Wellness Lectures & Clinics (Sat/Sun, Mar 27/28)
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Fenway Community Health
Fenway offers the highest quality care. Our
physicians are Board-certified or Board-eligible in internal
medicine, and many are also certified in a specialty. Our medical
staff has admitting privileges at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical
Center, one of the top medical facilities in the nation. And all of
our physicians hold faculty appointments at Harvard Medical School,
a world-class training and research institution. At Fenway, all
these resources are placed in the service of one goal: to treat
every client as a whole and unique person, one who deserves–and
receives–the best health care available anywhere.
HIV: A disease of the past?
Many gay/bi men today have become complacent
about protecting themselves from HIV infection. Although there is
still no cure for AIDS, why are men beginning to revert in larger
numbers to unsafe sex practices that places them at risk for
becoming HIV infected. The present landscape of HIV/AIDS is
presenting challenges to HIV prevention efforts, including the
misperception that HIV medications have transformed HIV/AIDS into a
chronic, manageable disease. Also, in some segments of the gay/bi
male community, the social norm of using condoms is being replaced
with condomless sex as the accepted paradigm. Join us to discuss the
realities of HIV infection, the benefits and downside of HIV
medications, and learn how to protect yourself from becoming HIV
- Welcome and Introduction
- Current HIV/AIDS statistics among men who
have sex with men
- The realities of HIV medications
- Barebacking, gift giving, and bug chasing:
how common is it?
- Darren LeBlanc, Fenway Community Health
- Frank Busconi