Vibin’ About the Virus
When it comes to HIV/AIDS, talk is anything but cheap. Matter of fact, more conversation is what’s needed, many experts say, to better understand and help defeat this deadly virus, which is on the rise among American young people of all races.
December 23, 2009
'Crazy' for the Holidays
Depending on how you slice and dice the numbers, up to 15 million people in the United States will experience major depression each year. Forty million people suffer from some degree of serious anxiety, and I’ve got 10 million bipolar brothers and sisters. I’m definitely not unique.
December 18, 2009
POZ Podium:A Few Things That Are Certain
On Thursday, December 17, the White House held its first-ever meeting on homelessness and AIDS. Advocates, people living with HIV/AIDS, researchers and government officials from the Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development discussed the intersection of housing and the AIDS crisis. Housing Works president and CEO Charles King delivered these remarks.
December 15, 2009
Tributes:Dennis deLeon Mourned
The HIV/AIDS community reacts to the death of Dennis deLeon, president
of the Latino Commission on AIDS.
Treatment for Everyone With HIV?
New guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommend starting HIV meds even earlier than before—but the updates are not without controversy.
December 14, 2009
Tributes:Remembering Dennis deLeon
Dennis deLeon, longtime AIDS activist and president of the Latino Commission on AIDS, died December 14, 2009. POZ founder Sean Strub remembers his friend.
December 08, 2009
POZ Podium:No, We Can’t: Barack Obama’s New Global AIDS Strategy
Gregg Gonsalves is a longtime AIDS activist and has worked for the Treatment Action Group, Gay Men’s Health Crisis and the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa. He is currently a board member of the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition and a student at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. On World AIDS Day, December 1, he spoke at a symposium titled “HIV Scale-up and Global Health Systems,” hosted by Columbia University’s International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs in New York City. These are his remarks.
POZ Podium:Playing Possum on World AIDS Day World AIDS Day, marked December 1 each year, always elicits the full spectrum of my emotions. On the one hand, it is a day to mark the tragedies caused by a pandemic that has stricken people on every continent for nearly 30 years. On the other, it is an occasion to celebrate the successes that have been made in treatment and its delivery, awareness, prevention and survival.
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