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POZ February 1998

POZ February 1998

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

Feature

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Marked Man

To Activism's Einstein, E=HIV

Inside the Issue

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Warts and All

If you thought teenage acne was tough, HIV has an unsightly surprise in store for you

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Cracker Jack

A downtown artist mixed mediums and metaphors

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Names Will Never Hurt You?

Just like Poltergeist, mandatory HIV name reporting is back—but this time the battle lines are redrawn

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War on the Warts

Nutritional supplements help combat warts and the seemingly intractable molluscum by improving overall skin health.

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Rub a Drug Flub

A doc's penmanship may be mightier than the sword

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Déjà Vu

Whose standard of care is bigger? It’s a draw.

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Green Means Go

The NIH throws a party?--uh, study

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The Cutting Edge

Uncut males are more likely to get HIV due to the tissue-paper-like thinness of the foreskin.

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Sealed w/ KS

Purple badges may have merit

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Shalala Infections

Congress passed, and Clinton signed, a bill freezing the power of HHS Secretary Donna Shalala to fund syringe swaps until April 1, 1998.

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An Ad Is an Ad Is an Ad

When is a “Be Smart” ad not a “Be Smart” ad? When it's a Combivir ad.

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ADAP Tapped

AIDS Drug Assistance Programs in need of aid

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Trojan Wars

The World's Toughest Condom title is still up for grabs, as Ramses backed down from claims that its love glove beats the competition.

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Girls on Trial

FDA rules: Bark, no bite?

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The Pill Drill

The Pill got a dose of bad press as research in the Lancet suggested a link between oral contraceptives and HIV transmission.

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Say What

AIDS: You've Come a Long Way, Baby

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Tapped for Greatness

Tap dancer extraordinaire Harriet Browne busted open the AIDS closet

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My Brother

Kincaid may be haunted by memory, but she faces her fears by giving them voice.

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Honey, Mud, Maggots, and Other Medical Marvels

The Science Behind Folk Remedies and Old Wives' Tales

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Carmine's Story

Carmine pulls no punches. He won't smile at the camera if he doesn't feel like it and he's honest about his feelings of isolation.

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There Is Hope: Learning to Live With HIV

Up till now there hasn't been an A-to-Z reference book to help a newly diagnosed person with HIV cope with all aspects of the illness.

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Crocodile Tears

Ted Sod, the writer and star of this independent film, is not afraid to let the grubby hem of his Freudian slip show.

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The Kinsey Sicks

AZT now has its own tune.

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Gridlock'd

Two beat-down jazz musicians (Tupac Shakur and Tim Roth) decide to kick their heroin habits because their lives are getting too scary.

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CATIE

Toronto's Community AIDS Treatment Information Exchange provides much-needed information about the options available to Canadian PWAs.

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Cocktails: The Morning After

Kidney stones, diarrhea, diabetes, liver toxicity, high triglycerides—and now “protease paunch.”

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Patrolling the Borders

Handling HIV is a challenge for anyone, but for immigrants HIV is a totally tangled web.

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AIDSpeak

The art of cocktail chatter

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Instruments of Infection

Some recent outbreaks of drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis have been blamed on contaminated bronchoscopes.

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Hiccup Blues

I heard that hiccups could be a sign of serious complications in PWAs—what's the deal?

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A New Kind of Waisting

Are drug cocktails causing ugly fat deposits?

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.38 Caliber

Make way for the new CD cell on the block. Sean had better get down for the count

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The Labors for Your Fruits

Every year in North America, 33 million people are made ill by food-borne infections, 9,000 of whom don't survive.

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Barbed Comments

Barb Cardell grapples with the brave new world of AIDS prevention and toxic meds

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Party Planner

No “regrets only” to Tim Williams' HIV

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Hollywood Golightly

A former party girl reveals the myth behind the 90210 zip code

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At the End of My Hope

A pariah rains on the protease parade They have left me to die. And not just me:

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Criminal Body

Meet the media's new bogeyman

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I Got All My Sistahs With Me

This year I'm sending valentines to my girlfriends

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Primo Chemo

The treatment stinks. So does the patient

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S.O.S.

HIV predator stories have become a media staple

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Mailbox

Shame on Shalala

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POZ Stars

My Funny Valentine meets Love in the Time of Cholera Pisces

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OBITS

Jon Fryman, an accomplished Los Angeles-based artist, died on October 27, 1997    

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