June #135 : Attention, K-Y Shoppers

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Jagged Little Pills

Happy Feet

Bunny Business

Playing the Percentages

Soul Survivors

B Careful

In the Running

Seeing Double

Write of Passage

Salad Daze

From Here to Paternity

Summer Share

Papa, Can You Hear Me?

Outside Chance

Send Us the Bill

Climb Every Mountain

Farewell Tour

Hot Dates-June 2007

Agent Provocateur

Mixed (Up) Media

Another AIDS Movie for Philadelphia

Say What?!-June 2007

Attention, K-Y Shoppers

The Next Best Thing to Being There

Getting Crafty

Baggage Claim

Editor's Letter-June 2007

Mailbox-June 2007

Catch of the Month—June 2007

Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

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June 2007

Attention, K-Y Shoppers

Does your lubricant have you on a slippery slope toward HIV risk? The International Rectal Microbicide Working Group (IRMWG), has unearthed a 2004 Population Council study on over-the-counter goops. Tested in mice, lubes causing the “most damage” to rectal cells were K-Y-Plus and DeLube. Causing “some damage” were Vagisil, Viamore and Astroglide. “Much more lube research must be done,” says IRMWG’s Jim Pickett. Help out by visiting www.irmwg.com and taking its lube survey.

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