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On New Year’s Eve 1993, 220,000 Americans with AIDS had died, almost 30,000 that year alone.
After 18 years at the HIV grind, Annette Lizzul needed a major makeover.
Government agencies targeting HIVers. AIDS-researcher “hit lists." ASO audits.
The CDC takes a radical right turn toward mandatory testing-and shaming gay men with HIV
POZ turns to science fiction to imagine life with a cure
The journal Lancet calls disqualifying all HIVers from life insurance?
Russian AIDS experts warn that the nation’s positive population could quadruple from 1.5 million to 7 million within five years.
A pipeline report on girl-power tools for safe sex
You’re at lunch or in a bar with an HIV negative friend, when he or she asks: “Last night I was doing ___ with ___, and (he/she/it) put...
A New York HIV doc at ground zero, South Africa
Latino leaders across the U.S. launched the first National Latino AIDS Awareness Day October 15 to spice up HIV prevention and awareness...
My resolution is to get a husband this year.
Liz Highleyman asks some leading HIV crystal ball gazers for their predictions
Women on HAART are more likely to get body fat changes than men, despite less time on the meds, says a small Italian study.
Lab results can seem as mystical as tea leaves. Which numbers count the most? Two new studies might help you add things up.
Lexiva (fosamprenavir calcium)
Twenty-five percent of women HIVers with undetectable viral loads in their blood still had detectable HIV in their vaginal fluids, Italian..
HIVer Per Erez “spent so much energy worrying about when I was going to die, I forgot to live.
A snoozy HIV summit’s greatest hits
Very few women contract hepatitis C after becoming HIV positive, according to a large U.S. study.
Canker Sores, or aphthous ulcers, affect about one-third of HIVers, and they’re more painful and tenacious than in neggies.
Foscarnet (foscavir), the pricey drug for cytomegalovirus (CMV) and other herpes viruses (like that pesky genital variety), had its rise...
Joe Westmoreland rouses himself long enough to recount his never-ending struggles with fatigue
With the TV cameras running, River Huston focuses on her fears-up close and too personal
The AIDS in Iraq article, “After Ibn Zuhur” [October 2003], is a deeply humane and important piece of journalism.
Last April, when my viral load began to rise, I switched from a four-drug boosted-protease combo to something the federal treatment...
...where cancer and HIV are mere hurdles