In every issue, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.
It’s due out this decade. It’s no magic bullet. It’s going to make HIV eradication look as quaint as a chinese cucumber.
For 20 years we have bled, sweat and wept for an end to AIDS. Patrick Califia-Rice asks what we talk about when we talk about a cure.
Lymphoma is in the stars for more and more longtime HIVers. It’s an immune-cell thing.
This AIDS-activist dinosaur announced he’s a member of the HIV club at the first “AIDS in the Heartland” conference last June.
“JUST SAY NO” has never been easy to say yes to.
Love is a battlefield -- and so is high school sex ed.
San Francisco’s Department of Public Health reported in June a near-tripling of new HIV cases to 900.
South African President Thabo Mbeki announced in October that he would pull out of the debate about the link between HIV and AIDS.
The cover of the Sun reads “AIDS HORROR: AILING POPE’S LAST BATTLE.”
When you’re doing the safety dance -- whether at the club or on the web -- the more you know, the easier it is to minimize risk.
Don’t let Big Bro keep you from making the most of the Net.
New York City street corners are dotted with flier guys, and now that I’m doing it.
When it comes to AIDS, numbers in Zimbabwe are hard to comprehend because they’re so big.
A couple of years ago, Earline Budd was elbow-deep, plunging the latest Department of Corrections clog in her outreach work.
The next BIG THING in anti-HIV drug may be discovered not in some high-tech, super-secure lab.
It felt bittersweet the other night to see Julian Schnabel’s spirited and beautiful adaptation of Reinaldo Arenas’ great memoir.
The works of British filmmaker, artist and author Derek Jarman, who died of AIDS in February 1994, offer a cascade of imagery so luscious...
I first met Jackie at a support group for HIV positive adolescents in New York City.
Robert Bradford, the unnamed HIVer at No. 71 in “HIV Crimeline” (POZ, August 2000), died of AIDS July 16.
HAART or heart disease? Plug your numbers into this fancy formula, grind a crank, and the answer flies out all over the chalkboard.
Tips for anyone undergoing radiation or chemotherapy
It’s news when an old dog is up to new tricks.
Help may be at hand for that haggard Susan Hayward look. Four new treatments handle the fat.
A single amino acid may solve two very different problems.
Two studies offer insight on who may be able to go wall-to-wall nukes.
HAART may offer a big bonus: a heartier, healthier cervix.
One of the often-unspoken joys of HIV is OHL -- oral hairy leukoplakia.
Tattoo you? Prick away, Nursie sayeth, but keep it clean, spell Mom (or whoever) correctly -- but first consider a temporary.
With the welter of HIV meds on the market, accurate, current and user-friendly info about treatment options can be scarce.
Tales of the City creator Armistead Maupin’s latest novel has entirely new characters but strikes some enduring chords.
A friend invites Lillian Thiemann to take a stroll down memory lane, but that road’s so rocky she trips over the contradictions.
The experience of mass death works on a survivor or community in strange ways.
When I tore open the wrapper of my October 2000 POZ and absorbed the cover title, I cried for Stephen Gendin’s death.
In 1989, the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) definition of AIDS included only certain opportunistic infections.
Emily Carter realizes that the only surprise Ms. Stork is delivering is the present-and that’s a gift enough.