Is HIV the Same as AIDS

What’s the Difference Between HIV and AIDS? HIV and AIDS are often talked about together, and sometimes people use these terms interchangeably. But HIV and AIDS aren’t the same thing, and not everyone who has HIV has AIDS. So, what’s the difference between the two? HIV is a Virus HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a …
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TRANSformation

TRANSformation: How BLISS CARES Uplifts and Supports Trans Individuals You may not know that members of the trans community are statistically one of the highest risk populations for contracting an STD in their lifetime. Or that trans individuals are far less likely to receive adequate medical care due to reduced access to employment, housing, and …
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Everything You Need to Know About Telemedicine With BLISS Health

Telemedicine keeps patients and their doctors connected when an in-person visit isn’t possible. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, BLISS Health has provided telemedicine services so that patients can keep up with necessary health appointments. But what is telemedicine? And what can you accomplish via a virtual visit?  We’ve compiled a list of the most common questions …
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Brainspotting: How Gazing Can Help You Overcome Trauma and Make Positive Changes in Your Life

Brainspotting is helping people all over the world heal trauma that contributes to anxiety, depression, and other mental health and behavioral conditions. At BLISS Health, our Marriage & Family Therapist and Certified Brainspotting Practitioner, Lucianne Silva Machado, uses brainspotting to help patients who struggle with negative emotions and behaviors release those stored negative emotions in …
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Does PrEP Eliminate the Risk of Contracting HIV? YES!

Anyone who’s sexually active, regardless of their gender or sexual orientation, is at risk of contracting HIV. Thanks to decades of research and scientific advances in how we treat an HIV infection, people who are HIV-positive can now live long, healthy lives — but even though HIV is no longer a “death sentence,” HIV can …
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