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Getting Out Alive

Last Call

He Said, He Said

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Myth vs. Reality in the Pen

The Hook-Up

Africa’s Mayor

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Medicare Malaise

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Can HIV Care Click in the Clink?

A Bitter Pill

Comfort Zone: SpiceBoy

The Sweetest Taboo

Diamond in the Roughage

Head Games

Looking for Liver Helpers

Quick Study: Painkiller

Briefs

Cheek to Chic

Warning Signs

Quick Study: Sexual Satisfaction

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Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV


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April 2004

Comfort Zone: SpiceBoy

My combo uses Norvir (ritonavir) as a booster. The combo’s working great, but Norvir nauseates me slightly (and the new high price makes me really queasy!). I keep pop- corn and crackers, which seem to help absorb extra stomach acid, handy at work. But the true miracle cure is cinnamon. I break off a piece of cinnamon stick (from the spice rack) and suck on it. The stick needs to soften up in your mouth, and it’s not quite the bright cinnamon flavor you expect, but it ends up tasting pretty good. Best of all, after about 20 minutes, the nausea’s gone.

-Gary Petonke, New York City




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