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Fitness 2000

Big Trouble

Size Matters

This Little Drug Went To Market

The New Opiate for the Masses

The Attack of the Killer Causes

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Merging Medicine Chests

Kaiser Rolled

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Action Jackson

A Great Hydeia


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Covered Reflections

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President Nader

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Welcome To Conservatism

Put Up Your Nukes

Shelf Life

Time For An E-Full

Work In Progress

Work In Progress

Comfort Zone

Get High on Glutathione

Herb Of The Month

5.2.89: Take Two

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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May 2000

Comfort Zone

It all started with Crixivan. My skin became so raw and dry I looked like a lizard, and I had painful patches on my back, arms and chest. I had trouble sleeping just from touching the pillow. To say my skin was devastated is an understatement. I tried everything—everything—for severely dry skin, but nothing worked. My skin was a constant reminder that I had the virus, and I started hating my drugs so much that I almost went off them.

But when I was in New York City, a friend sent me to the legendary Kiehl’s body-products shop on Third Avenue. After I explained to the salesperson that I was HIV positive and described what had happened to my skin, he tried me out on Creme d’Elegance Repairateur—very smooth, super creamy, with a soft, maizelike color and a pleasant, clean smell. It felt awesome, and within a few weeks my skin was healed! I worship this cream. I’ve given it a special spot in my bathroom, right near my sink, next to my meds. I take my meds, I wash my face, I put on my cream—my little regimen is right there, all together.
Rebekka Armstrong, Los Feliz, CA

Kiehl’s Creme d’Elegance Repairateur, $25.50 per 2 oz.
Available from 800.KIEHLS1.

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