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Cheese and Crackers
by Degen Pener
You can take the boy out of small-town Virginia...but when that boy is Shawn Decker, living with hemophilia and HIV, don't even try to take away anything else

Blood from a Stone
by John Servilio
People with HIV and hemophilia will be ignored no more

A World Drenched in Blood
by Victoria A. Brownworth
In 1982, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) established that AIDS is a blood-borne disease.

The Bride Wore White
by Mary Gail Hare
A community gathers to fulfill a six-year-old's wedding dreams

Life After Ryan
by Phil Geoffrey Bond
Jeanne White inherits the spotlight

Dream Team
by Becky Minnich
Terry Stogdell passes the activist torch to daughter Desiree

Unmasked Avenger
by Walter Armstrong
For Dana Kuhn, activism is the way, the truth and the light

by Sean Strub
HIV positive people with hemophilia are seeking reparations; perhaps others should follow suit


Special Delivery
by Walter Armstrong and Faye Penn
Drops for dirty works keep streets clean

Tattoo Hullabaloo
by Walter Armstrong and Faye Penn
Ohio says tattoo people with HIV

Dirty Sticks, Dirty Tricks
by Walter Armstrong and Faye Penn
Gay inmates in Chile allege medics infected them with HIV

Best Little U.S. AIDS Hospital
by Walter Armstrong and Faye Penn

Blow It Dry
by Walter Armstrong and Faye Penn
New safe-sex toys for kids of all ages

Desert Flora Has Anti-HIV Aura
by Walter Armstrong and Faye Penn
Chaparral also slapped with bad rap by FDA

DOT's the Limit
by Walter Armstrong and Faye Penn
Health head's forced-compliance blunder infuriates activists

Murder by Member
by Walter Armstrong and Faye Penn
Alleged rapist with HIV charged with attempted murder

Milk and Money
by Walter Armstrong and Faye Penn
Mothers in impoverished nations face "tragic" choice

Stoned in a Park
by Walter Armstrong and Faye Penn
Bill will mark park a national AIDS monument

By Any Peer Necessary
by Walter Armstrong and Faye Penn
Second-generation prevention does the trick


Dubin's List
by Corey S. Dubin
The president of the Committe of Ten Thousand reports from the holocaust

Blood Money
by Dan Levy
Settlement offers big payout but small compensation

by Mark J. Huisman
King of New York City's streets, Chris Lynn wheels, deals and scene-steals

If the Birds Come
by Bill Gunn

POZ Picks-December 1996/January 1997
by James Ireland Baker
Sights and sounds-The best in AIDS-related books, music, multimedia and theater

Home of the Brave
by Dan Levy
A family's courage in a country of cowards

POZ Biz-December 1996/January 1997
by Erik Meers

Tribute-December 1996/January 1997
by Mark Schoofs
A look back at the ever zany, never lazy, world of playwright Scott McPherson

Patrick Webb's Adventures With Punchinello
by Stephen Greco
Inspired by the clowns of Italian commedia dell'arte, Punchinello is a kind of Everyman, a hero, a darling, slightly out of touch with reality. Sound familiar?

Cremation Sensation
by Barton Lidice Benes
Blood feuds and the ash trade cross national borders

Sexual Healing
by River Huston
Our erstwhile dominatrix trips down the road less traveled

A Holistic Holiday How-To
by Lisa Freedman
At home or in the hospital, find ways to make the days your own

Wisdom Out of Africa
by Interview by Bob Lederer
A Zimbabwean PWA, herself a healer, finds holistic health care works

And Nary a Drop to Drink
by Patrick Donnelly
Water safety precautions for people with HIV

Adding in the Health Factor
Finally, comprehensive guidelines for people with hemophilia and HIV

Hitting Herpes Hard
by Wista Jeanne Johnson
Lystine in supplements and diet can be a helpful tool 

Q Tip
by Wista Jeanne Johnson
CoQ10 is a potent antioxidant that may help T-cells function better

Managed Care Joins Death and Taxes
by Frank Pizzoli
The direction of health care seems inevitable-so be sure you know where you're going

Play Your Cards Right
by Per Larson
Credit-card insurance is available to some PWAs

Raising Hormones
by Interview by Bob Lederer
Testosterone levels may offer clues to help resolve several vexing conditions

Deadly Cocktails
by Richard Jefferys
Don't use clofazimine with MAC drugs or two antihistamines with protease inhibitors

In the Den
by Interview by Manjula Martin
Henry Nicols plans his transition from Scout leader to leader of the free world

The Dating Game
by Mark O'Donnell

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