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Enacted in 1986, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, commonly known as EMTALA, is a Federal law that requires anyone coming to almost any emergency department to be stabilized and treated, regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay.
Many adults who could benefit from HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) aren't receiving it and about one-third of primary care providers reported how they never heard of PrEP.
Cobicistat, a pharmacokinetic (PK) enhancer without antiviral activity, is a relatively new HIV drug booster.
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