2011 Strangest Stories Here are the 20 strangest news stories on poz.com in 2011 as selected by the editors of POZ.
2011 Year in Review Here are the most momentous, heartwarming, horrifying and strangest stories of 2011 as selected by the editors of POZ, as well as the top news and treatment stories, the top blog entries and the most commented stories.
December 12, 2011
Rethinking the Birth of AIDS The Origins of AIDS, by Jacques Pepin, MD, is a meticulously researched history of HIV/AIDS that looks at the role of colonialization, prostitution and unsterile medical practices (think reused needles) in the pandemic.
Questions Toward a Cure
What expectations do you have, and risks are you willing to take, when faced with the option of participating in clinical trials of therapies that might help develop a cure? These are essential questions community advocates are looking to answer as they begin working with researchers and regulatory agencies like the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the development of ethical human studies.