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Back to School
by Nicole Joseph
You don’t have to give up dreams of higher education because of HIV. Veteran Ricky Rivera gives Randy Piovarchy a refresher course in financial and emotional aid

The Money Pit
by David Thorpe
Everyone knows that living with HIV can be expensive. But the price paid is measured not only in dollars and cents. The virus also takes its toll mentally and emotionally—which, understandably, can push people with HIV over the edge into fiscal oblivion. Here, a step-by-step guide to bolstering your financial health

Retro Virus
by Shawn Decker
In an exclusive sneak peek at his hilarious new memoir, a self-described “positoid” relives his very first meeting with his “pet virus”

He's positive, she's negative—and together, husband-and-wife HIV educators Shawn Decker and Gwenn Barringer use intimate details of their marital life to lead others toward safety

Old School
by Cristi Hegranes
HIV’s senior class studies up on symptoms and treatments

“C” Ya In Bed
by Tim Murphy
Hepatitis C, the “other virus,” is now spreading sexually—especially among gay men with HIV

Kick in the Butt
by Tim Horn
A new vaccine may ease therapy for anal lesions in both sexes

Dear Dairy
by Chris Michaud
Chill: Milk products may not hasten the runs after all, and that’s cool news for your bones 

Magnum PIs: Protease inhibitor bulletin
Prezista and Aptivus are the latest approved members of the protease inhibitor (PI) HIV med class

Code Blueberry
by David Coop
Baked, raw, fresh or frozen, they’re easy and delicious pickings— and they bolster your health

The Porn Identity
by Josh Sparber
Positive XXX legend Aiden Shaw throws the book at POZ—and safe sex HIV positive gay porn veteran

Bye George!
by Nick Burns
How AIDS organizations can tap the corporate world and survive without Bush’s bucks

Good, Dirty Fun
by Lucile Scott
You don’t have to be a porn star to expose your artistic endowment

Deposit Slip
by Marvin Baird
I’m hardly the first to suggest that time is money. But let me add a nuance

Blood Sport
by Bob Ickes
As peewee, high school and college players lace up for their respective sports—and the NFL kicks off—POZ asks: Should positive athletes make the team? 

United We Fall
by Lucile Scott
Why the UN’s new AIDS plan is a huge letdown

U.S. Steal
by Erin Baer
Our immigration reform could poach health workers from countries ailing for more care

A Capitol Punishment?
by Kathleen Reeves

The Mourning Show
by Lucile Scott
A novelist moves from ’70s sex to HIV

by River Huston
River Huston lives to see another day—and another car payment 

Hurts So Good
by Angelica
Angelica’s dates make her play doctor and shrink—and that’s so not hot

Editor’s Letter-Septmeber 2006
by Regan Hofmann
Bank On It

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