Posts Tagged ‘terminology’

April 10th, 2008

Needed: Something Better than “HAART”

I think we all have pet peeves, and so I’ll confess one of mine: I hate the term “HAART.” (I work with someone, by the way, who hates the term “viral load,” preferring “virus load.” Go figure.) Standing for “highly active antiretroviral therapy,” HAART first surfaced in the mid-1990s in order to distinguish potent anti-HIV treatment from the older, not-so-active form […]

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