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41 percent of people with HIV in the U.S., many of them African American, live in the South. But as Alabama's recent aids crisis proves, the r...
Just in time for summer vacation, POZ presents the winners of our Hot Type! literary contest. But brace yourselves: These brutally hones...
Vitamin guru Matthias Rath joins South African Leaders to further foil a long delayed HIV-med rollout
Some 3,500 U.S. HIVers and activists kicked off theCampaign to End AIDS—and their shoes. They
POZ's C2EA countdown
Bill Clinton snagged the Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter Award for Humanitarian Contributions on March 31 f
Twenty years after 8,000 soles first shatteredstereotypes by walking Los Angeles’ streets, pow
A trifecta of creepy bureaucratic blunders
4parents.gov, the new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’portal that preaches how to
I’m in jail and keep having trouble getting my HIV meds. What can I do? Do prisoners have any
The first national AIDS memorial
READold-schoolactivist Larry Kramer’s The Tragedy of Today’s Gays (Tarcher, $9.95).This
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie just can’t get enough of…AIDS advocacy!Last November, four
Drug holidays aren't for everyone—or forever. But a nice, long break can be like summertime for your body and soul. A POZ guide.
Most docs advise you not to start an STI until you’ve been undetectable for a year, with CD4s
• CD4s above 350, premedsHIVspecialists mostly agree: STI success depends on your lowest-everpr
Get tested Experts advisea viral-load test. Undetectable? Let the break begin! 1,000 copies ormore?
Monitoring blood work is essential. Most docs advise checking CD4s andviral load every three months&
Choose from two basic STI timetables. The first: staying off meds until lab numbers or illness requi
Welcome Home All good things must end, so before the fall frost creeps in, warm up to your new regim
When summer makes you scream for ice cream, don’t let lactose intolerance or high cholesterol,
This easy exercise may not cure lipo's butt wasting, but 10 a day (in front of the TV, on the phone, etc.) can help spruce your caboose:
As a jazz pianist, I travel frequently, with rehearsals and performances dominating my schedule.
Martell Randolph, a Los Angeles activist, spends hours surrounded by other HIVers.
A third of U.S. HIVers are coinfected with hep C (HCV)—most with tough-to-treat genotype 1.
In early May, the FDA approved once-daily dosing of Abbott’s powerhouseprotease inhibitor (PI)
A French study tried lowering 66 HIVers’ doses of the nuke Zerit (d4T) by 10 mg a dose to see
How to cope with side effects? More meds, fewer meds, no meds...and humor
Hello, my name is River and I'm a sugarholic
When I walk down the aisle this summer, will I look like I have HIV?
Why an ex-con is pushing condoms on Arnold's House
As the publisher of POZ and other health information—and as a new first-time mom—I think about health all the time. Mine, my famil...