In every issue, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.
Up to one-fifth of America’s inmates have the Monster-prison slang for HIV-but the pen does little to confine their virus.
When anti-meds veterans must choose between getting sick and taking the cocktail
Sometimes, asking the question isn’t enough
Hey, HIVers on the outside: Think there’s no way to help inmates with HIV or hep C? Think again.
Myth: Prison is an HIV breeding ground. Reality: Most inmates with HIV got it before incarceration.
Can a Bible Belt politician sell Uganda’s safe-sex model to his hometown?
Four ways to give the world HIV meds, someday
AIDS activist Wilfredo Valencia Palacios Roman—who died, at 36, of tuberculosis on November 29, 2003, in San Salvador—liked to say he was....
Manitoba, Canada called off an order for vanilla-, strawberry- and banana-flavored rubbers for its jails after conservatives railed...
Activists of all species are climbing down from their phone trees—to storm the Internet.
The Medicare bill President Bush signed in December won’t kick in until 2006, but some HIVers are concerned already.
AIDSWatch, a lobbying assault by the National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA), will span May 17 to 19.
POZ invited HIVers at Hollywood service provider Being Alive into our Academy to award an Oscar for Best AIDS Leadership.
Longtime Merck vaccine research VP Emilio Emini will head the non-profit International AIDS Vaccine Initiative.
Queer as Folk’s cowriters talk about HIV—the new reality of non-reality TV
Global big-topper Cirque du Soleil has been flying without a legal safety net since firing HIV positive acrobat Matthew Cusick in March 2003
Stuck behind bars with HIV? Some docs and advocates describe the kind of treatment you can expect.
My combo uses Norvir (ritonavir) as a booster.
When a spoonful of sugar makes your health go down
Trust us, you’ll like it rough.
In which our fearless HIVer probes a study of viral brain drain
About 40 percent of HIVers are coinfected with hep C, and so far, interferon’s the only hepatitis C (HCV) treatment.
Synthetic sea-snail venom eases pain for people with AIDS or cancer when morphine and other painkillers fail.
Production problems have caused makers of the promising new Fuzeon-like fusion inhibitor T-1249 to stop clinical trials.
Fill ’er up! Which makeover will save our wasted faces first?
Boehringer Ingelheim (BI), maker of the non-nuke Viramune (nevirapine), is issuing a “Dear Doctor” letter saying the med may spell trouble...
An Italian study (where else?) said NNRTIs cause less sexual dysfunction than other HIV med classes.
PRISON SEX FANTASIES. An informal poll of a few gay male friends suggests that many of us have them.
What struck me about the Tony Kushner interview was Mr. Kushner’s notion of the gay community’s role early on in the epidemic.
An ex-jailbird and her classmates make the grade in HIV 101