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POZ April 2004

POZ April 2004

In every issue, you'll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.

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Getting Out Alive

Up to one-fifth of America's inmates have the Monster-prison slang for HIV-but the pen does little to confine their virus.  POZ's surviva...

Inside the Issue

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Last Call

When anti-meds veterans must choose between getting sick and taking the cocktail

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He Said, He Said

Sometimes, asking the question isn't enough

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Outside In

Hey, HIVers on the outside: Think there's no way to help inmates with HIV or hep C? Think again

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Myth vs. Reality in the Pen

1. Myth: Prison is an HIV breeding ground. Reality: Most inmates with HIV got

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The Hook-Up

Where inmates ?” and outside activists ?” can get the 411 AIDSinfo P.O. Box 6

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Africa's Mayor

Can a Bible Belt politician sell Uganda's safe-sex model to his hometown?

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3 x 5 Report Card

Four ways to give the world HIV meds, someday

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Tribute: Wilfredo Valencia Palacios Roman

AIDS activist Wilfredo Valencia Palacios Roman—who died, at 36, of tuberculosis on November 29

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Earthwatch: Prison Focus

Manitoba, Canada called off an order for vanilla-, strawberry- and banana-flavored rubbers for its j

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Website of the month: AIDSVote.org

Activists of all species are climbing down from their phone trees—to storm the Internet. Last

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Medicare Malaise

The Medicare bill President Bush signed in December won’t kick in until 2006, but some HIVers

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See You in the Lobby

Every May, nearly 500 people living with HIV travel to Washington, DC, from as far as California and

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Show & Tell: Oscar Time

POZ invited HIVers at Hollywood service provider Being Alive into our Academy to award an Oscar for

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Milestones

Longtime Merck vaccine research VP Emilio Emini will head the non-profit International AIDS Vaccine

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TeleVisionaries

Queer as Folk's cowriters talk about HIV—the new reality of non-reality TV    

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Cirque du So Lame

Global big-topper Cirque du Soleil has been flying without a legal safety net since firing HIV posit

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Can HIV Care Click in the Clink?

Stuck behind bars with HIV? Some docs and advocates describe the kind of treatment you can expect

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A Bitter Pill

A prison HIV-med side effect: horrid lines The Limestone, Alabama facility's mor

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Comfort Zone: SpiceBoy

My combo uses Norvir (ritonavir) as a booster. The combo’s working great, but Norvir nauseates

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The Sweetest Taboo

When a spoonful of sugar makes your health go down

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Diamond in the Roughage

Trust us, you’ll like it rough: A recent study found that HIVer men who munch lots of fiber&md

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Head Games

In which our fearless HIVer probes a study of viral brain drain

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Looking for Liver Helpers

About 40 percent of HIVers are coinfected with hep C, and so far, interferon’s the only hepati

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Quick Study: Painkiller

Synthetic sea-snail venom eases pain for people with AIDS or cancer when morphine and other painkill

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Briefs

Production problems have caused makers of the promising new Fuzeon-like fusion inhibitor T-1249 t

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Cheek to Chic

Fill 'er up! Which makeover will save our wasted faces first?

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Warning Signs

Viramune: Boehringer Ingelheim (BI), maker of the non-nuke Viramune (nevirapine), is issui

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Quick Study: Sexual Satisfaction

An Italian study (where else?) said NNRTIs cause less sexual dysfunction than other HIV med classes.

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Publisher's Letter

PRISON SEX FANTASIES. An informal poll of a few gay male friends suggests that many of us have them.

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Mailbox

TONY'S ANGELS What struck me about the Tony Kushner interview [“Born Again,” December 20

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Live To Tell: With Conviction

An ex-jailbird and her classmates make the grade in HIV 101

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