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Meditation Matters

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Med Alert-November 2008

From the Inside: Strength to Spare

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Sweet Spot

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Eat Well, Pay Little

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Coats of Many Colors




Prison Break

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POS/NEG

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In Their Words

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Life’s Rich Pageant

How to... Disclose in the Heat of the Moment




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What is AIDS & HIV?

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November 2008


Sweet Spot

HIV meds may have a new target: a vulnerable spot on the doughnut-shaped protease enzyme. This HIV enzyme reassembles proteins, enabling the virus to reproduce. Protease inhibitor meds (PIs) disrupt one point on the enzyme, but new research focuses on a different area. The potential hole in the news? The new target is only speculative, based on computer modeling. But if it pans out, people with resistance to today’s PIs may get a new option. Wouldn’t that be delish?!

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