Feds Ask Questions, HIV Preventionistas Squirm The advocacy group Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project (CHAMP) is sounding an alarm about a new federal monitoring system that they say may frighten away clients of HIV prevention programs with invasive questions and unconvincing promises of privacy.
December 20, 2005
HIV Snapshots From The ICAAC Conference There were no HIV treatment headlines out of this week's Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in Washington, DC, but reports of some new drugs in development were enough to create a small buzz.
December 14, 2005
HIV Rapid Tests Under Fire The new oral HIV test—just a swab of your cheek, with results in 20 minutes—is in trouble. A rash of false-positives in San Francisco and elsewhere has left health officials wondering about the future of the OraQuick Advance test, which has come into wide use this year and had high hopes of going over-the-counter in 2006.
POZ Podium:Sean Strub: What's Wrong With Our Movement As we stand here on World AIDS Day, in this magnificent setting, our theme, and my assigned topic, is "Embrace Life." But I may not address it in quite the way the organizers intended. I find it hard to Embrace Life when...
December 01, 2005
The Promise Keepers: World AIDS Day On Campus College kids all over the country are taking a break today from studying for finals to write their names on strips of bright-red paper along with a personal promise about fighting AIDS—anything from having safe sex to lobbying Congress.
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