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POZ December 2014

POZ December 2014

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

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Features

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The POZ 100: Celebrating Youth Power

The 2014 POZ 100 highlights unsung heroes under the age of 30 who are taking a stand against HIV/AIDS.

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The POZ 100: A-B

Click here to read a digital edition of this article. Introduction | A-B | C-G | H-L | M-O | P-R | S

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The POZ 100: C-G

Click here to read a digital edition of this article. Introduction | A-B | C-G | H-L | M-O | P-R | S

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The POZ 100: H-L

Click here to read a digital edition of this article. Introduction | A-B | C-G | H-L | M-O | P-R | S

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The POZ 100: M-O

Click here to read a digital edition of this article. Introduction | A-B | C-G | H-L | M-O | P-R | S

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The POZ 100: P-R

Click here to read a digital edition of this article. Introduction | A-B | C-G | H-L | M-O | P-R | S

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The POZ 100: S-Z

Click here to read a digital edition of this article. Introduction | A-B | C-G | H-L | M-O | P-R | S

From the Editor

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We Are Young

I admire the courage of young people living with or at risk of the virus who have joined the HIV/AIDS fight. Their hope for a better tomorrow...

Feedback

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Letters-December 2014

The September 2014 cover story, “Health Care Is a Human Right,” spotlighted longtime survivor Julie Lewis and the launch of the 30/30...

POZ Q+A

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Closing Global Gaps

The former POZ editor-in-chief takes her fight against  HIV to the world stage as a policy officer for UNAIDS.

POZ Planet

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Voices Carry

Youth with HIV record their stories so docs and other patients can listen and learn.

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Tune In to WHIV Radio

Something’s in the air in southern Louisiana--radio station WHIV 102.3 FM.

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POZ Stories: Dominique Banks

It’s no surprise that Dominique Banks considers her greatest regret in life to be “dating the wrong men.”

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CAPing 30 Years of Service in Portland

n 2015, Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) of Portland, Oregon, will mark a milestone: 

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AIDS Memorial Grove’s Changing Landscape

Created nearly 23 years ago in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the National AIDS Memorial Grove is a living tribute to all those touched by...

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Conversation Starters

Two CDC campaigns aim to get folks talking about HIV and treatment.

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A Road Less Traveled

Texas fundraisers help people with AIDS get home for the holidays.

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Raise AIDS Funds While Surfing the Net!

The Internet just got a digital red ribbon and it’ll raise money for HIV/AIDS programs across the globe.

Voices

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Back on Board

Edited excerpt from his opinion piece “Back on Board,” HIV-positive Olympian Greg Louganis reflects on revealing documentary about his life.

Care and Treatment

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Making Gay A Crime Harms HIV Fight

Laws that criminalize homosexuality hamper access to both HIV prevention and care services for men who have sex with men (MSM).

Superinfection May Not Spur HIV

A new study finds that having a superinfection does not apparently accelerate HIV disease.

POZ Magazine

Egrifta Can Cut Abdominal and Liver Fat

The drug Egrifta (tesamorelin), developed as a treatment for excess abdominal fat in people with HIV, may have an additional benefit of promot...

POZ Magazine

FDA OKs New Combo Pill Triumeq

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the green light to Triumeq, ViiV Healthcare’s single-tablet, triple-combination antiretroviral...

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Do HIV Meds Fight MS?

Recent research suggests that antiretrovirals (ARV) to treat HIV may also fight multiple sclerosis.

Research Notes

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Prevention: Pillow Talk Fights HIV

Gay guys who talk about HIV before sex are much less likely to contract the virus, according to a new German study.

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Treatment: Tivicay Packs a Punch

ViiV Healthcare’s integrase inhibitor Tivicay (dolutegravir) effectively fights HIV even when people have taken HIV meds before and have resis...

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Cure: Cancer Med Expels HIV in the Reservoir

Cancer drugs called HDAC inhibitors might hold one of the keys to an HIV cure, specifically by fighting latent virus hiding out in the viral r...

POZ Magazine

Concerns: Doctors Not Testing Patients for HIV

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that just 21 percent of clinicians polled in a national survey routinely screen...

SeroZero by GMHC

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It’s Time to Bring HIV Prevention Drugs Out of the Closet

While HIV may no longer sound like a death sentence, there have been 50,000 new infections every year for the last decade--and it’s going...

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Breaking Into New York’s Correctional Facilities

Getting into New York’s correctional facilities has been one of my primary tasks since I began working at GMHC in September 2013.

POZ Survey Says

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The Joy of Sex

In the United States, sexual contact is the most common route of HIV transmission. We recently asked you about your sex life and how it may ha...

POZ Heroes

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Empowering the Next Generation

Adam Tenner is a 20-year veteran in the community health field who has been working on the ground with at-risk and HIV-positive youth since th...

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