Some sources are treasure-troves, others sound like snake-oil salesmen. Our red-ribbon panel lists its faves.
Healing HIV: How to Rebuild Your Immune System, by Jon Kaiser, MD. (Healthfirst Press/Mill Valley, CA), $19.95
You Don’t Have to Die: Unraveling the AIDS Myth, by Leon Haitow, ND, DO, and James Strohecker with The Burton Goldberg Group. (Future Medicine Publishing/Puyallup, Washington), $14.95
Nutrition and HIV: A New Model for Treatment, by Mary Romeyn, MD. (Jossey- Bass Inc. Publishers/San Francisco), $20
The HIV Wellness Sourcebook: An East-West Guide to Living Well with HIV/ AIDS, by Misha Ruth Cohen, OMD, LAC, with Kalia Doner. (Henry Holt/ New York), $14.95
Encyclopedia of Nutritional Supplements, by Michael Murray, ND. (Prima Publishing/Rocklin, CA), $19.95
Prescription for Nutritional Healing A-To-Z Guide to Supplements by James F. Balch, MD, and Phyllis A. Balch. (Avery Publishing Group/East Rutherford, New Jersey), $19.95
AIDS Treatment News P.O. Box 411256 San Francisco, CA 94141 415.255.0588
CATIE (Community AIDS Treatment Info Exchange) Treatment Update (also publishes fact sheets) 420-517 College St. Toronto, ON M6G4A2 Canada 416.944.1916 800.263.1638 websites Buyers club sites offer treatment information and fact sheets:
Direct Access Alternative Information Resources www.daair.org
Boston Buyers Club www.vitatime.com
Houston Buyers Club www.houstonbuyersclub.com
Other good alternative info—plus, these provide links to more:
The New Mexico AIDS InfoNet www.aidsinfonet.org Click on Fact Sheets. This site includes Native American healing methods.
The Body www.thebody.com/treat/altern.html
Critical Path AIDS Project www.critpath.org/alt.htm Includes a resource guide for alternative health care on the Internet.
American Botanical Council www.herbalgram.org
Herb Research Foundation www.herbs.org
Medibolics www.medibolics.com Puts together the lipodystrophy-steroids- vitamins puzzle.