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POZ December 1999

POZ December 1999

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

Feature

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The AIDS Decade: The 99 Greatest Moments of the '90s

As the new millennium turns, many of the contributions of PWA self-empowerment and AIDS activism wil

Inside the Issue

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Inside Agitator

Gary Indiana takes a psychedelic trip down memory lane with Ferd Eggan, LA's top AIDS policy maker.

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Happy Holidays?

December 1999's "poor adherence" is January 2000's "pulsed dosing." PWA pipe dream? No. Project Inform founder Martin Delaney explains why the...

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It's 10 O'Clock. Do You Know Where Your Meds Are?

If your dream AIDS drugs have become the regimen from hell and you've got those "can't live without them" blues, Julie Boler can tell you wher...

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Publisher's Letter

I tested positive in March 1994--right when the first issue of POZ hit the newsstand. A few months l

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Mailbox-December 1999

Top BrassYour September 1999 cover story, "NYPD Blue," caught my attention. Before I read the life s

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Your Money or Your Life

You hear a lot about how people commit crimes because of their childhood,” said Johnny Bonds,

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Mass Appeal

Organizations of the National Day of Struggle for Medications in Rio de Janeiro successfully lobbied

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STARHS Search

This fall the CDC launched its “STARHS Strategy”—an HIV test designed to different

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Parallel Universe

The 5,000 delegates at September’s 11th International Confer-ence on AIDS and STDs in Africa d

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Arts

BOOKSThe title of Michael Scarce’s Smearing the Queer (Harrington Park Press) refers to the sc

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Syph 'N' Spin

A slow-news end of summer had mainstream newspapers falling back on oldhabits to make new headlines.

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Hot Copy

Whe's HIV on the radar screens of just-out-of-the-gate Honey and Big Apple black-press perennial The Amsterdam News? POZ went straight to the...

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Attention, Shoppers

 Chasing the perfect present? Check this list twice.

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Where Did HIV Come From?

The August discovery  that the frozen body of a 15-year-old male prostitute who died of Kaposi&

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The Spirit of St. Louis

Jessica Forsyth is frantically searching for mints. It’s not just because she’s four mon

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Splendor in the Pines

The so-called party of the millennium in New York’s Fire Island Pines started under a cloud of

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Keeping the Faith

In the dim, hushed infinity that is the interior of New York City’s Cathedral of St. John the

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Milestones

CareersSan Francisco’s Godfather Service Fund sleeps with the fishes after 15 years of providi

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Tenement Dreams

Martin Wong's New York love story in paint

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10,000 Hemophiliacs

Those who got HIV through bad blood are still trying to be compensated for government negligence. Doug Ireland finds that Clinton doesn't feel...

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Just Eat It

Emily Carter wants a cheeseburger and coffee--and hold the health lecture. She's in touch with her inner nutritionist.

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Food Fight

Leroy Whitfield goes on a fruitless search for good food in the ghetto, and realizes he's been red-lined

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The Hit List

Insurance companies are forcing more and more HIVers to choose between losing their policy or dropping their doctor. Dave Gilden hatches some...

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Compound Interest

A mom-and-pop pharmacy finds a do-it-yourself way around the high price of a new hep C drug

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When to Treat Hep C?

Q: I have both HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV)--so far without HCW-related symptoms. But on my most

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Hep Help Hurray!

Make your sick liver shine with ancient wisdom and a dose of cleansing herbs

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The Scoop on Poop

Below-the-belt traffic jams can put a kink in your fast-lane style. Nurse gets things moving again

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Could You Have HAD?

Stephen Gendin passes an early-warning test for HIV-associated dementia. He may be nuts, but he isn't crazy

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Shelf Life

It Was Probably Something You Ate: A Practial Guide to Avoiding and Surviving Foodborne IllnessBy Ni

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Vintage Gallo

The visionary virus-hunter has his own institute and a trailblazing strategy to conquer AIDS

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Days of Wine and Doses

A toast to your health! But red wine only, please. That’s because it, along with grape skins a

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Less Is More

Researchers from the University of Maryland’s Institute of Human Virology may have found a way

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Cutting Corners

11 little-known ways to save on your medical bills

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A Day Without

Sometime in the mid-’80s it became painfully clear that AIDS was killing off the arts by killi

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Catching Up With

Mary Fisher(POZ October/November 1994)Diagnosis: 1991Roles: Aide to President Ford, 1992 National Re

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