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March 31, 2009
Video Interview: David Richards
Newly Diagnosed: A Web Video Series — Newly diagnosed with HIV in 2006, David Richards didn't know what to do at first.
Video Interview: Andrea Williams
Newly Diagnosed: A Web Video Series — After she was diagnosed with HIV in 1993, Andrea Williams was determined to live.
Video Interview: Leslie Williams
Newly Diagnosed: A Web Video Series — When he was diagnosed with HIV and hepatitis C in 1993, Leslie Williams was mostly concerned not for himself but for his wife, Andrea.
Best Kept Secret: Drug Company Assistance Programs
Many of us know about private insurance, ADAP, Medicaid and Medicare—but how many know about programs run by pharmaceutical companies intended to defray the high cost of HIV treatment? An advocacy group called the Fair Pricing Coalition has been fighting to make these programs a reality—and they want you to know about them.
Video Interview: Barbara Zeller (Part 1)
Newly Diagnosed: A Web Video Series — Barbara Zeller, MD, medical director of HELP/PSI, talks about the importance of health care for the newly diagnosed with Tim Horn, AIDSmeds president and editor-in-chief. 
Video Interview: Barbara Zeller (Part 2)
Barbara Zeller, MD, medical director of HELP/PSI, talks with Tim Horn, AIDSmeds president and editor-in-chief, about how the newly diagnosed can make the most of their doctor's visits.
Video Interview: Jennifer Herman
Newly Diagnosed: A Web Video Series — Jennifer Herman, LMSW, coordinator of women's project at Beth Israel Medical Center's AIDS Services, talks with Tim Horn, AIDSmeds president and editor-in-chief, about the importance of social workers and case managers in assisting the newly diagnosed.
March 30, 2009
Newly Diagnosed
Information for the newly diagnosed
Innovative Video Captures Cell-to-Cell HIV Transfer
By creating a molecular clone of infectious HIV and inserting a special gene into its genetic code, scientists were able to film how the virus spreads directly from infected CD4 cells to uninfected ones, The Daily Telegraph reports. Researchers hope that the digital video will lead to new breakthroughs in treatment and vaccine development. (Watch the video.)
March 26, 2009
“French Spider-Man” Swings Into GMHC
Alain Robert was arrested in 2008 for scaling The New York Times Building to raise awareness of global warming. For his court-ordered community service in 2009, he took on another cause—HIV/AIDS. 
March 25, 2009
WHO Report: TB, HIV Coinfection Deaths Doubled
In recognition of World Tuberculosis Day, March 24, the World Health Organization (WHO) released new data showing that 1.4 million people living with HIV were newly infected with TB worldwide in 2007. About 456,000 HIV-positive people died from TB that year, which is twice as many as previously estimated. Though the spike resulted from improved data gathering techniques, it makes TB—an infectious disease that affects the lungs—the most common cause of death among HIV-positive people globally.
March 18, 2009
Taste Testing
Savor, a Gay Men’s Health Crisis event, serves up fine cuisine to raise needed AIDS funds. 
March 17, 2009
Rally of the Dolls
Activists gather in New York City to commemorate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
Bio-Alcamid Blues: Possible Problems With a Facial Wasting Treatment
Bio-Alcamid, a popular treatment for facial wasting, is being scrutinized due to increasing reports of long-term complications. AIDSmeds investigates the risks for Bio-Alcamid patients.
March 13, 2009
POZ Podium: How to Renew PWA Ownership of NAPWA
Housing Works president and CEO Charles King urges support for—and changes to—NAPWA’s Denver Principles Project.

March 10, 2009
Denver Principles Project: Frank J. Oldham Jr.
The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) and POZ are announcing a bold new initiative called The Denver Principles Project to recommit the HIV community to the Denver Principles and dramatically increase NAPWA's membership.
Denver Principles Project: Sean Strub
The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) and POZ are announcing a bold new initiative called The Denver Principles Project to recommit the HIV community to the Denver Principles and dramatically increase NAPWA's membership.
Denver Principles Project: Regan Hofmann
The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) and POZ are announcing a bold new initiative called The Denver Principles Project to recommit the HIV community to the Denver Principles and dramatically increase NAPWA's membership.
Norwegian Manifesto Fights HIV Criminalization
AIDS activists in Norway seek global support to abolish stigmatizing legislation.
March 09, 2009
POZ Podium: NAPWA Aims to Reshape U.S. AIDS Advocacy
David Ernesto Munar, vice president for policy and communications at the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and board chairman of the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA), discusses the need for a national AIDS strategy for the United States and how the new Denver Principles Project will help all people living with or affected by HIV in the fight against AIDS.
March 04, 2009
HIV and Women
At the 16th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Montreal, David Evans talks with Valerie Stone, MD, a researcher and physician at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital about disease progression in women, challenges with contraceptives and screening for cervical cancer.
March 03, 2009
AIDSmeds in Montreal: Notes from the 16th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
The biggest HIV science conference of the year proves that there’s a lot more to living long and well with HIV than antiretrovirals. We present highlights from the 16th CROI in Montreal.
March 01, 2009
Zen and the Virus
Learning how to listen to your body and calm your mind can improve your health. (Video: "An Introduction to Zen Meditation")
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