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January / February 2009


Out On A Limb
by Lucile Scott
Recent scientific findings have spawned a renewed commitment to conducting biomedical research on primates. But the questions remain: Do chimps hold the secret to stopping AIDS? Or are we barking up the wrong tree and torturing our close relatives unnecessarily to find out?

Your Money or Your Life
by Regan Hofmann
POZ asks Kevin Frost, CEO of the Foundation for AIDS Research, the $100,000 question that HIV-positive inquiring minds want to know: Does it pay to cure AIDS?

The Sinus Monologues
by Bill Strubbe
Two thirds of people with HIV experience sinusitis. Ease the symptoms with these tips.

Expert Opinion
A top AIDS doc weighs in on tenofovir’s impact on your kidneys.

Earlier HIV Meds?
by Laura Whitehorn
Research suggests starting treatment with a higher CD4 count.

HIV Treatment Guidelines Revised Again
by Laura Whitehorn

Tea Time
by Laura Whitehorn
Researchers in Japan and Britain are exploring a new way to control diabetes—and it doesn’t involve a pill. Chamomile tea, they say, reduced glucose levels in lab rats.

Check My Meds
by Laura Whitehorn

HIV-Med Pipeline Update
by Laura Whitehorn

Complaint Department

Med Alert

Share the Wealth

Decreased Counts
by Laura Whitehorn

Energy Savers
by Kat Noel
Turn off utility bill blues this winter. 

Sexual Healing
by Kat Noel
Aphrodisiacs in your diet may boost your health—and your libido.

Make Those Doc Visits Count
by Richard Ferri PhD
HIV-positive nurse practitioner Richard Ferri, PhD, helps you get more out of your appointments.

Seeking Sisterhood
by Kellee Terrell
As AIDS disproportionately ravages women of color, it’s time the ladies ask: Where’s the women’s movement?

Forgotten No More
by James Wortman
A new anthology on AIDS in India

Is AIDS a Riot?
by Kellee Terrell
Elton seems to thinks so.

This Boy’s Life
by Kellee Terrell
AIDS activist’s biopic to premiere on MTV

Resistance Is Futile
by Shari Margolese
Shari Margolese’s teenage son still needs her nagging ways to get him to swallow his HIV meds every day. 

Editor's Letter - Jan/Feb 2009
by Regan Hofmann
Body of Evidence

Letters - Jan/Feb 2009

Bear With Him
by James Wortman
Dab Garner’s relationship with AIDS began in 1981 when the disease was still known as GRID (Gay-Related Immunodeficiency Disease) and few knew what the mysterious virus was and why it was spreading.

by Carmel Shachar
Obama’s ProposedHealth Plan: What It Means For You


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