April #13 : Taking Risks - by Mark O'Donnell

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Table of Contents

Trial of the Year

Protease Inhibited

Right to Fly

The Roles to Recovery

Promising Prospects

Upping the Ante

Bye-Bye, Birdie

S.O.S.

Editor's Note: Hope Has History

People Like Them: T&A Q&A

Taking Risks

Dangerous Discharge

Vito Russo's Celluloid Closet Lives On

Just Another Day Livin' in the 'Hood

Mister Sister

Censored Secretions

Swap Meat

God Is a Bullet



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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April 1996

Taking Risks

by Mark O'Donnell

Beware of the dumb in freedom.

Life is a crapshoot, but it's also a dance.

Take a slow subway, or a cab facing gridlock?

Illness's symptoms, or drug's side effects?

Gambling: Buying a magazine without browsing it.

Discover your real friends -- make the party BYOB.

Faith: Lighting the candles before your date shows up.

Face your date unshaven? Or risk exposed shaving cuts?

Tonight's bender is tomorrow's breakage.

Don't do anything you wouldn't remember doing.

Heavy snowfall, 3 a.m. -- go on, coast through red lights.

The wedding vows; outside a siren.

Blindness to the future saves us from it.

Our bodies are the slot machines of the virus world's Vegas.




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