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Under fire for new infections, HIVers confront a crisis worse than any supervirus.
Consider the double helix: simple, elegant, efficient and damned curvaceous.
A bold new way to treat HIV and trick resistance
Tibotec’s long-awaited, well-studied protease inhibitor (PI) TMC114 will be in expanded access this fall.
Empowered patients want answers, too.
Checking HIV for 20 years—with prednisone alone
Is it good for you—or just good fun?
Three HIVers share their dream day
The sun’s ultraviolet rays can fry tender skin and raise cancer risk.
Lipo needn’t limit a beach-day bash.
Make your health your boss’ business
Employee of the month
Is the hard science of homophobia behind the ban on gay sperm-bank deposits?
HIVer men can’t donate—but they can still help make neggie babies.
The top six raincoats for getting wet. We asked 700 experts (POZ Personals members).
Blessed are the feet lickers and water-sporters—for they shall avoid the HIV risks that plague.
Do you have any strategies for dating online? I trust my instincts and take courtship in stages—talk online and on the phone, then meet...
When the gloves come off in mixed-status love
Mastering meditation can empower you—and your immune system.
According to the latest National Comorbidity Survey—a once-a-decade study of Americans’ mental health drawn from 10,000 face-to-face...
The first black HIVer to win “American Leatherman” wants a word with you.
Contrary to the promises of most AIDS experts, the signs are that a vaccine to prevent HIV will not be found for several decades—if at all.
Sex Workers, Activists and Scientists Wrangle Over Testing A Pill That May Stop HIV
On June 10, Pope Benedict XVI held forth on HIV for the first time since inheriting the hat.
The month for brides? HA! For HIVers, June ’05 is for unsafe-sex arrests.
Around the world in AIDS-Y Days
Hot: Rubber Bracelet; Not: Red Ribbon
“How do you keep yourself from thinking about dying everyday?”
Spencer Cox is getting over the AIDS crisis—and on with his growth.
Mark Tuggle lands the tough but tender physician of his dreams
Courage to Change
I was deeply touched by Haitian AIDS activist Esther Boucicault Stanislas [“The Brave Lady of Haiti,” May 2005].