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Southern Discomfort
by Kai Wright
41 percent of people with HIV in the U.S., many of them African American, live in the South. But as Alabama’s recent aids crisis proves, the region is dangerously unprepared to take care of
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Just in time for summer vacation, POZ presents the winners of our Hot Type! literary contest.  But brace yourselves: These brutally honest and short stories are a potent reminder that HIV is not day at the beach.

The Rath of Con
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Vitamin guru Matthias Rath joins South African Leaders to further foil a long delayed HIV-med rollout

by Lucile Scott

On the March!
by Nick Burns
POZ's C2EA countdown

by Emmy Favilla

AIDS Walk of Life
by Nick Burns

OOPS, They Did It Again
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A trifecta of creepy bureaucratic blunders

Read It and Weep

Legal Eye
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Everyone's a Critic
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The first national AIDS memorial 

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Drug holidays aren't for everyone—or forever. But a nice, long break can be like summertime for your body and soul. A POZ guide.

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The Scoop on Ice Cream
by Nick Burns

You Gotta Move It
This easy exercise may not cure lipo’s butt wasting, but 10 a day (in front of the TV, on the phone, etc.) can help spruce your caboose:

Zip 'Em Up

2 Is The Loneliest Number
by Liz Highleyman

C Note

New Kaletra, Nice to Meet Ya

Zerit Dosing

Take it From the Experts
by Lucile Scott
How to cope with side effects?  More meds, fewer meds, no meds...and humor

Forbidden Fruit
by River Huston
Hello, my name is River and I'm a sugarholic

Altared State
by Shari Margolese
When I walk down the aisle this summer, will I look like I have HIV?

Inside Job
by Lucile Scott
Why an ex-con is pushing condoms on Arnold's House

Publisher's Letter
by Megan Strub
As the publisher of POZ and other health information—and as a new first-time mom—I think about health all the time. Mine, my family's and my seven-month-old son's. He's still wobbly but growing fast and is already trying to talk.

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