In every issue, you'll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.
HIV infects 6,000 women every day because their men won't wear condoms. But a solution could be at and on their fingertips. It's odorless, kil...
Bert has two daddies. When Florida learned that he doesn't have HIV, it made plans to find him a new, straight family. But gay parents don't...
HIVers have more than almost anyone else. But a revolution in understanding and treating it should soon spell relief-as long as the feds don't...
The AIDS circus is coming to town! POZ sneaks a peak as researchers and activists preview their death-defying acts. &n...
Researchers have spent 20 years and hundreds of millions of dollars trying to figure out how to u
Or at least become one. There are an estimated 2.7 million children with HIV worldwide, and some
Four world-spanning AIDS activists weigh in on the issues of the day. What is
AIDS Leaders Toast Bush's Anti-Condom Advisors While Foiling Community Offensive
Be careful what you wish for. A year ago, when Bush was poised to disband his Presidential Advisory
It may mark the rekindling of the late '80s "culture wars" against AIDS funding -- this time with th
On the outskirts of Abuja, Nigeria, in a dirt-floor building that serves as an HIV-training center b
Experts fear that the ouster of the Taliban has created an HIV time bomb in Pakistan. The return of
According to a congressionally mandated study, "racial profiling" is alive and well in U.S. health c
AIDS czar Scott Evertz may prove to be less Bush puppet than HIVer bully-pulpit. In February, the op
Ohio's Akron Beacon Journal recently ran a groundbreaking series on the link between high incarcerat
A carnival with the requisite merry-go-round and cotton candy, a health fair with free STD screening
Christina Hernandez says that she was shocked by opposition to the op-ed she penned for a special "p
Doctor-office infections are rare, says Linda Chirarello, an epidemiologist at the CDC. But in Janua
The CDC's annual National STD Prevention Conference in March caught us up on sex bugs' status. Worst
At amfAR's 14th national HIV/AIDS Update Conference, women's health advocate Hema Santhanam urged pr
Questioning Faith (HBO, June 27, 6:30 p.m. ET/PT)A young Muslim feels the presence of angels while h
It's been 22.3 years. AIDS is finally funny." So proclaimed the potty-mouthed, 8-year-old denizens o
The long-awaited film of Tony Kushner's AIDS epic Angels in America began shooting in April. Mike Ni
In March, diva Patti LuPone landed in tabloids for protesting a plea for AIDS donations after a perf
The future of HIV therapy is near, and it's called pharmacogenetics. So says an editorial in the Mar
A blood test that measures mitochondrial damage before it causes serious symptoms might one day serv
Pharma's PR machine scored a coup in its slant on the news out of EuroSIDA, the 5,000-strong pan-Eur
Two German scientists have a provocative theory for how humans were first infected with HIV, prompti
Ninth Retrovirus Conference, Seattle, February -- A French survey found that only one-half of all HI
The latest experimental-treatment buzz is all about Merck's vaccine and the new outside-the-cell wea
HIVers -- and those who sleep with them -- may want to think twice before using the Pill, the contra
Several HIV meds may have negative interactions with the hormones in the Pill (ethinyl-estradiol,
For years the idea of a therapeutic vaccine for people with HIV was little more than a pipe dream, b
The "second" sex has long been a second-class citizen in the land of AIDS research and care, so it w
A letter in the Journal of AIDS reported that a review of 34 HAART scripts for hospitalized HIVers a
The World Health Organization (WHO) drew up its first "A" list of safe HIV meds in March. Where's th
A single intravaginal swab (SIS) is a DIY health check for down there. A new Johns Hopkins Universit
Scientists call it the building blocks of life, but in a blood transfusion DNA can be the nails in t
Belynda DunnTransplant Trailblazer1951-2002Belynda Dunn knew how to get your attention. When AIDS Ac
Marsha Burnett, a long-term survivor who graced the cover of POZ for June 2001's "Songs in the Key of Life."
Isaac Asimov, Whose Thoughts and Books Traveled the Universe, Is Dead at 72," headlined the New York
"He's dangled out of helicopters to save people," said a senior official at a March 26 press confere
Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but if she's a sex worker, a condom is a close second. Eve Black says decrim is the best way to get it o...
Neggie boyfriend won't go downtown -- what's a viral Venus to do? Therapist Patrick Califia gives the blow by blow.
"We are an army of lovers because we have to be. We have so much to fight for -- we are the most pre
Ms. LonelyheartsAs I read "A Loving Spoonful" [February/March 2002], I wonder where that love is? I
Self-mutilating maestro Ron Athey on new work, old wounds and those three-hour enemas