Medical school student and recipient of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation’s AIDS Walk Africa 2008 scholarship
May 28, 2008
Ready to Quit? The Risks and Rewards of a Potent Smoking-Cessation Drug
Recent reports say Chantix, the powerful smoking-cessation drug from Pfizer, may have problematic side effects. Given the efficacy of the drug, however, and the dangers of smoking, Chantix could still be a prescription for success. The key for people living with HIV: Knowing the drug’s potential risks and monitoring its effect on your body while taking it.
May 19, 2008
Rallying Behind HIV Vaccine Research To commemorate National HIV Vaccine Awareness Day on Sunday, May 18, AIDS groups and experts issued press releases and launched initiatives aimed at sparking a resurgence of interest and commitment to finding a safe and effective vaccine for HIV.
May 14, 2008
The Mother of All Battles Four mothers who lost sons to AIDS share how they tapped hidden reserves of strength to help HIV-affected families everywhere.
May 13, 2008
Face and Butt, Heal Thyselves Surprising new research shows that a remedy for HIV-related fat loss—sunken faces, skinny arms and legs—may lie not in expensive injections or surgery but in our own bodies.
May 07, 2008
POZ Podium:Killer Gay Sex!
The clueless tabloid and public health hysteria over man-on-man sex may be hindering HIV prevention efforts. From an imaginary “super strain” of HIV to the sci-fi MRSA superbug: What is it about gay sex that makes U.S. health officials want to play Chicken Little with AIDS prevention and public safety?
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