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POZ July 2005

POZ July 2005

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

Feature

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Southern Discomfort

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...

Inside the Issue

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Hot Type!

Just in time for summer vacation, POZ presents the winners of our Hot Type! literary contest.  But brace yourselves: These brutally hones...

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The Rath of Con

Vitamin guru Matthias Rath joins South African Leaders to further foil a long delayed HIV-med rollout

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Earthwatch

Some 3,500 U.S. HIVers and activists kicked off theCampaign to End AIDS—and their shoes. They

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On the March!

POZ's C2EA countdown

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Milestones

Bill Clinton snagged the Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter Award for Humanitarian Contributions on March 31 f

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AIDS Walk of Life

Twenty years after 8,000 soles first shatteredstereotypes by walking Los Angeles’ streets, pow

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OOPS, They Did It Again

A trifecta of creepy bureaucratic blunders

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Read It and Weep

4parents.gov, the new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’portal that preaches how to

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Legal Eye

I’m in jail and keep having trouble getting my HIV meds. What can I do? Do prisoners have any

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Everyone's a Critic

The first national AIDS memorial 

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POZ Picks

READold-schoolactivist Larry Kramer’s The Tragedy of Today’s Gays (Tarcher, $9.95).This

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Brad Pity

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie just can’t get enough of…AIDS advocacy!Last November, four

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Aren't You Due for a Vacation?

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.

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Before Packing

Most docs advise you not to start an STI until you’ve been undetectable for a year, with CD4s

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Planning by Numbers

• CD4s above 350, premedsHIVspecialists mostly agree: STI success depends on your lowest-everpr

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Cleared for Takeoff

Get tested Experts advisea viral-load test. Undetectable? Let the break begin! 1,000 copies ormore?

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Staying Healthy on Holiday

Monitoring blood work is essential. Most docs advise checking CD4s andviral load every three months&

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Itinerary

Choose from two basic STI timetables. The first: staying off meds until lab numbers or illness requi

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Welcome Home

Welcome Home All good things must end, so before the fall frost creeps in, warm up to your new regim

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The Scoop on Ice Cream

When summer makes you scream for ice cream, don’t let lactose intolerance or high cholesterol,

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You Gotta Move It

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:

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Zip 'Em Up

As a jazz pianist, I travel frequently, with rehearsals and performances dominating my schedule.

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2 Is The Loneliest Number

Martell Randolph, a Los Angeles activist, spends hours surrounded by other HIVers.

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C Note

A third of U.S. HIVers are coinfected with hep C (HCV)—most with tough-to-treat genotype 1.

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New Kaletra, Nice to Meet Ya

In early May, the FDA approved once-daily dosing of Abbott’s powerhouseprotease inhibitor (PI)

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Zerit Dosing

A French study tried lowering 66 HIVers’ doses of the nuke Zerit (d4T) by 10 mg a dose to see

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Take it From the Experts

How to cope with side effects?  More meds, fewer meds, no meds...and humor

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Forbidden Fruit

Hello, my name is River and I'm a sugarholic

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Altared State

When I walk down the aisle this summer, will I look like I have HIV?

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Inside Job

Why an ex-con is pushing condoms on Arnold's House

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Publisher's Letter

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...

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