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Divinely Driven Dick

The Doctor Is Out

Say Aaaaah!

Unveiled

HMOs & HIV

Loan Ranger

Raging Bull

Global Yodel

Bush 2, MaryJane 0

Milestones

Afghan AIDS

Hemo Hero

Georgia on My Mind

I Want My HIV TV

Jock Sock

Gal-lery

Spin Cycle

Seattle Rattle

Prime Time

Rhesus in Pieces

Fast Lane T Cells

Sustiva Diva

Coke Is It

Obituary

Marathon Man

Love Handles

Publisher's Letter

Mailbox

Playing (for Keeps) in Poughkeepsie

AZT Ace

NEG/POS



Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle

Shingles

Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV


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May 2002

NEG/POS

by Staff

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In South Florida, the region showing the steepest hike in HIV rates among 18-to-29 -year-olds nationally, Broward County will no longer provide positive inmates with a 30-day supply of meds when they're released.

El Salvador's far-right Arena Party passed a law permitting bosses to test prospective employees for HIV. The 30, 000 Salvadoran HIVers are prohibited from working with "sharp" objects.

A lawsuit alleges staff at Baltimore's Shock Trauma Center violated national accreditation standards, preventing Bill Flanagan from saying goodbye to his dying partner of five years because he did not qualify as "family"-despite his health care power of attorney.

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Nearly half of HIVers in a University of Cincinnati study said their lives had improved since testing positive because they had become more spiritual or changed self-destructive behaviors.

South Africa's first locally produced generic HIV meds are in the final stage government approval. Aspen Pharmacare tags the triple-combo at a modest $1.30 a day, with 30 percent of net sales going to local AIDS programs, thanks to licensor GlaxoSmithKline.

For black and Latino youth, Montefiore's Adolescent AIDS programs launched www.adolescentAIDS.org, offering testing and prevention info plus The Deal, a zine with teen frankness and flavor.




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