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May 2006


Seeing the Future
by Regan Hofmann
The news from the frontier of HIV/AIDS treatment gets better all the time. Here, we gaze into the crystal ball to look at new developments that may enhance our care

Mentors-May 2006
by Nicole Joseph
HIV rookie Craig Smith asks veteran Denise Drayton, who contracted the virus while working as an AIDS educator, about how to handle people’s criticism over the fact that he contracted HIV in the 21st century

Medicine Men
by Sally Chew
Six years after Peter Staley and Tim Horn brought HIV treatment into the digital domain with, the website is now one of the most respected resources for information about HIV meds

Custom Care
by Laura Whitehorn
HIV causes African Americans unique health problems that demand specific treatment approaches. Here, POZ shares a few

Early Birds
by Tim Murphy
Starting treatment sooner may control HIV—and side effects

Simply Irresistible
by Nelson Vergel
Long-termers look to new med combos to battle resistance

The Topic of Cancer
by Laura Whitehorn

Sow Your Oats
A breakfast to lick HIV’s lumps 

Trainer’s Bench-May 2006
by Jeffrey Gross
Lift yourself

Hustle and Flow
by Jeffrey Gross
How to stay fluid while you’re feeling the burn

Animal Attraction
by Emmy Favilla
How pets can teach positive owners to heal

Purrrfect Health
Protect yourself from pet-borne infections

Women on Top
by Rebecca Minnich
An HIV gel slides toward FDA approval

PEP Rally
by Lucile Scott
Post-exposure prophylaxis may block HIV infection for a larger squad

POZ Personals Catch of the Month-May 2006
by Lucile Scott

First Aid for Your Medicaid
by David Thorpe
Save your coverage from the new state and federal billion-dollar budget cuts 

Shall We Dance?
by Michael Smith

A Will & Grace-full Exit?
by Lucile Scott
As America’s favorite gay TV show signs off, POZ asks why HIV didn’t make prime time

Ratings for a Serial Virus
by Jessie Torrisi
African soap operas tune in to AIDS prevention

Squeaky Clean?
by Lucile Scott
Undercover at LA’s steamiest bathhouses

Prescription For Change
by Lucile Scott
Bashing generic promises

Bono’s Red Alert
by Erin Baer
Try his latest AIDS-fighting scheme on for size

One Hot ASO
by Kellee Terrell
The Caribbean connection makes a splash

Banned Aid
by Lucile Scott
Voting to abstain

It’s Not You; It’s Me
by Angelica
Is Angelica dating positive men or her own desperate reflection?

Near Dead Again
by Joe Westmoreland
Joe Westmoreland finds that cheating death ain’t what it used to be 

Editor's Letter-May 2006
by Regan Hofmann
A Dirty Little Secret

Mailbox-May 2006

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