In every issue, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.
As the new millennium turns, many of the contributions of PWA self-empowerment and AIDS activism will prove lasting.
Gary Indiana takes a psychedelic trip down memory lane with Ferd Eggan, LA’s top AIDS policy maker.
Project Inform founder Martin Delaney explains why the first thing on your wish list should be Structured Treatment Interruptions.
If your dream AIDS drugs have become the regimen from hell, Julie Boler can tell you where to go from adhere.
I tested positive in March 1994--right when the first issue of POZ hit the newsstand.
Before I read the life story of former officer Steve Yurcik, my perception of police officers was negative.
You hear a lot about how people commit crimes because of their childhood,” said Johnny Bonds, a former Houston Police Department detective.
Organizations in Rio de Janeiro successfully lobbied in the Brazilian government to reverse its decision to cut funding for AIDS meds.
This fall the CDC launched its “STARHS Strategy”—an HIV test designed to differentiate “old” infections from “new” ones.
Delegates at September’s 11th International Conference on AIDS and STDs in Africa declared AIDS an official “state of emergency."
If you’re an HIVer too busy surviving to reflect on life, get Yoga and the Quest for the True Self (Bantam Books).
A slow-news end of summer had mainstream newspapers falling back on oldhabits to make new headlines.
Where’s HIV on the radar screens of just-out-of-the-gate Honey and Big Apple black-press perennial The Amsterdam News?
Chasing the perfect present? Check this list twice.
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...
Jessica Forsyth is frantically searching for mints. It’s not just because she’s four months pregnant and craving.
The so-called party of the millennium in New York’s Fire Island Pines started under a cloud of controversy.
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...
San Francisco’s Godfather Service Fund sleeps with the fishes after 15 years of providing buddy volunteers for PWAs.
Martin Wong’s New York love story in paint
Those who got HIV through bad blood are still trying to be compensated for government negligence. Doug Ireland finds that Clinton doesn’t feel...
Emily Carter wants a cheeseburger and coffee--and hold the health lecture. She’s in touch with her inner nutritionist.
Leroy Whitfield goes on a fruitless search for good food in the ghetto, and realizes he’s been red-lined.
Insurance companies are forcing more and more HIVers to choose between losing their policy or dropping their doctor.
A mom-and-pop pharmacy finds a do-it-yourself way around the high price of a new hep C drug
Should I start the alpha interferon/ribavirin combination (such as Rebetron) approved for HCV treatment?
Make your sick liver shine with ancient wisdom and a dose of cleansing herbs
Below-the-belt traffic jams can put a kink in your fast-lane style. Nurse gets things moving again.
Stephen Gendin passes an early-warning test for HIV-associated dementia. He may be nuts, but he isn’t crazy.
People with AIDS are much more susceptible to the dangers of food poisoning than “healthy” Americans.
The visionary virus-hunter has his own institute and a trailblazing strategy to conquer AIDS
A toast to your health! But red wine only, please.
Researchers may have found a way to make one of the newest antiretrovirals even more effective.
11 little-known ways to save on your medical bills
Sometime in the mid-’80s it became painfully clear that AIDS was killing off the arts by killing off artists.
(POZ October/November 1994)