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41 percent of people with HIV in the U.S., many of them African American, live in the South.
Just in time for summer vacation, POZ presents the winners of our Hot Type! literary contest. But brace yourselves.
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 the Campaign to End AIDS—and their shoes.
POZ’s C2EA countdown
HIVer Tory Dent scored a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship on April 12 for her powerful HIV-laden poetry.
Twenty years after 8,000 soles first shattered stereotypes by walking Los Angeles’ streets, power strolling has become an HIV fundraising
A trifecta of creepy bureaucratic blunders
4parents.gov, the new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ portal that preaches how to drill abstinence-only ideology into your...
I’m in jail and keep having trouble getting my HIV meds. What can I do? Do prisoners have any legal rights?
The first national AIDS memorial
Read old-school activist Larry Kramer’s The Tragedy of Today’s Gays (Tarcher, $9.95).
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie just can’t get enough of…AIDS advocacy!
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.
When summer makes you scream for ice cream, don’t let lactose intolerance or high cholesterol, insulin resistance and diabetes from HIV...
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 powerhouse protease inhibitor (PI) Kaletra (lopinavir plus booster ritonavir)..
A French study tried lowering 66 HIVers’ doses of the nuke Zerit (d4T) by 10 mg a dose to see if they could keep fighting HIV but avoid...
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
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