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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 will prove lasting.

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?

Project Inform founder Martin Delaney explains why the first thing on your wish list should be Structured Treatment Interruptions.

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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, Julie Boler can tell you where to go from adhere.

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Publisher's Letter

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

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Mailbox

Before I read the life story of former officer Steve Yurcik, my perception of police officers was negative.

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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, a former Houston Police Department detective.

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Mass Appeal

Organizations in Rio de Janeiro successfully lobbied in the Brazilian government to reverse its decision to cut funding for AIDS meds.

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STARHS Search

This fall the CDC launched its “STARHS Strategy”—an HIV test designed to differentiate “old” infections from “new” ones.

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Parallel Universe

Delegates at September’s 11th International Conference on AIDS and STDs in Africa declared AIDS an official “state of emergency."

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Arts

If you’re an HIVer too busy surviving to reflect on life, get Yoga and the Quest for the True Self (Bantam Books).

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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

Where's HIV on the radar screens of just-out-of-the-gate Honey and Big Apple black-press perennial The Amsterdam News?

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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’s sarcoma at St. Louis City Hospital...

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The Spirit of St. Louis

Jessica Forsyth is frantically searching for mints. It’s not just because she’s four months pregnant and craving.

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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 controversy.

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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 Divine, a quiet bridging of the divide...

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Milestones

San Francisco’s Godfather Service Fund sleeps with the fishes after 15 years of providing buddy volunteers for PWAs.

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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.

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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?

Should I start the alpha interferon/ribavirin combination (such as Rebetron) approved for HCV treatment?

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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

People with AIDS are much more susceptible to the dangers of food poisoning than "healthy" Americans.

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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.

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Less Is More

Researchers may have found a way to make one of the newest antiretrovirals even more effective.

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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 killing off artists.

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Catching Up With...Mary Fisher

(POZ October/November 1994)

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