In every issue, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.
Beyond the beaches and beautiful people lies a gritty mix of gays, blacks and Hispanics haggling for funds to fight the highest AIDS rates..
When a towering figure in AIDS medicine and activism admits he had sex with a patient, it raises questions about the special bond between...
Rory Kennedy, RFK’s youngest, talks to Sean Strub about bringing world AIDS home in her docu-film Pandemic...and what she really thinks ...
An HIVer got a fourth strike in March, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a minor, nonviolent offense can count as a repeat offender’s..
As POZ goes to press, U.S.-led forces and Saddam Hussein’s die-hards are in a death battle for Iraq.
“I know George W. Bush’s best friend, which doesn’t mean he’s like Bush—they couldn’t be more opposite.”
Fearing biological attack, the U.S. military has vaccinated “multiple tens of thousands” of servicemembers against smallpox.
Feds to HIVers: Hurry up and wait
On South Africa’s Human Rights Day—honoring thousands of blacks arrested in non-violent apartheid protests on March 21, 1960...
Approximately 41 percent of South Africa’s prison inmates are now HIV positive, a 750 percent surge since 1995.
PWAs in the U.S. are living longer than ever, and the number of people with an AIDS diagnosis has risen for the first time since 1993...
A big buzz-maker at this year’s Retrovirus confab? The HIV-meds pipeline is fuller than it’s been in a loooong time.
They’re called the windows to the soul, but the eyes can also be a trouble spot for HIVers.
Sure, HIV’s prevalent in prison, says Ernesto Lamadrid, MD, of Florida’s Lowell/Marion Correctional Institute—but not as much as its...
Baseline. Set point. Rebound. HIV docs throw these words around, but they’re not sports talk.
Any HIVer with hepatitis C would love to “clear” it. But many may also have GBV-C, the hep C look-alike and that one you may want to keep.
A Paris study looked at 50 hetero male HIVers who said they had shot up but never taken it up the butt.
Michael Thompson had no formal training feeding PWAs (other than himself) when he and several pals started preparing meals for housebound..
Meds have kept me healthy, so I haven’t had much to complain about for the 13 years I’ve had HIV (thank the Lord).
Tracking HIV progression (and whether or not you need meds) starts with tabulating T cells.
My heartfelt thanks for including me in POZ.
Ex-poster boy Brett VanBenschoten advances from activism to academia--and disavows what he said about discordance