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POZ January 2004

POZ January 2004

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

Features

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10 Ways to End AIDS (in 10 years)

On New Year's Eve 1993, 220,000 Americans with AIDS had died, almost 30,000 that year alone.

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Happy New You

After 18 years at the HIV grind, Annette Lizzul needed a major makeover.  With POZ's help, a little luck, and a lot of gumption, she prim...

Inside the Issue

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Political Science

Government agencies targeting HIVers. AIDS-researcher “hit lists." ASO audits. As the nation's AIDS agenda is hijacked by the radical r...

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'Prevention for Positives'

The CDC takes a radical right turn toward mandatory testing-and shaming gay men with HIV

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Habitats for HIVers

Sky-high real-estate prices increasingly leave many HIVers out in the cold. Subsidized housing op

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On the Job

Consult your doc and join a support group before returning to work?”to meet folks who've ma

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Going Under Cover

Health insurance premiums and copays can empty a bank account fast?”but going uninsured is no answ

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All the Right Places

One sorry mixer will hardly thwart Annette's romantic hopes. For dating tips, POZ hooked

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2024: AIDS Cured, ex-PWAs Ignored

POZ turns to science fiction to imagine life with a cure

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Trouble Indemnity

The journal Lancet calls disqualifying all HIVers from life insurance?”by assuming their mo

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Earthwatch

Teen girls in Worcester, Massachusetts, reported that gangs were pressuring them to have sex with HI

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Show & Gel

A pipeline report on girl-power tools for safe sex

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Healthful Humor

You’re at lunch or in a bar with an HIV negative friend, when he or she asks: “Last nigh

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Living on Hope

A New York HIV doc at ground zero, South Africa

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Milestones

Latino leaders across the U.S. launched the first National Latino AIDS Awareness Day October 15 to s

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High Resolution: New Year's Creeds

Violeta Ross, La Paz, Bolivia, 26, activistMy resolution is to get a husband this year. I want to ha

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2004: What's In, What's Out?

Liz Highleyman asks some leading HIV crystal ball gazers for their predictions

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Briefs

Women on HAART are more likely to get body fat changes than men, despite less time on the meds, says

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When Your CD4s Count

Lab results can seem as mystical as tea leaves. Which numbers count the most? Two new studies might help you add things up.

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New Med on the Shelf

Lexiva (fosamprenavir calcium)GlaxoSmithKline/Vertex >>Class Protease inhibitor (PI). A prodrug (me

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Quick Study: Virus in Vaginas

Twenty-five percent of women HIVers with undetectable viral loads in their blood still had detectabl

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Strike a Pose

HIVer Per Erez “spent so much energy worrying about when I was going to die, I forgot to live.

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Chicago Hope?

A snoozy HIV summit's greatest hits

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Quick Study: Hep C

Very few women contract hepatitis C after becoming HIV positive, according to a large U.S. study (2,

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Watch Your Mouth

Canker Sores, or aphthous ulcers, affect about one-third of HIVers, and they’re more painful and tenacious than in neggies.

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CMV Drug Does Double Duty

Foscarnet (foscavir), the pricey drug for cytomegalovirus (CMV) and other herpes viruses (like that

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Bed Head

Joe Westmoreland rouses himself long enough to recount his never-ending struggles with fatigue

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Unreality TV

With the TV cameras running, River Huston focuses on her fears-up close and too personal

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Mailbox

Act UpThank you for the article “The Clock Watchers” [October 2003], about salvage thera

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Publisher's Letter

Last April, when my viral load began to rise, I switched from a four-drug boosted-protease combo to

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Amazing Race

...where cancer and HIV are mere hurdles

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