In every issue, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.
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Ozzy Ramos grew up on Brooklyn’s tough streets and in the even tougher Marine Corps—but neither prepared him for losing his wife, daughter..
Only eight miles separate Oakland and San Francisco. But their responses to AIDS couldn’t be further apart. In well-funded San Fran, more than...
Everyone with HIV is vulnerable to bone thinning and bone loss. Here’s how to stand up to the problem.
Ever wonder how CD4 cells learn their job?
Federal health guidelines on pediatric HIV delivered a big change this past January.
For positive people, an effective microbicide gel, applied vaginally or rectally to prevent HIV transmission, could one day reduce...
Meds may get smaller and easier via nanotechnology.
The psychological benefits of living with (don’t say “owning”) a cat may cut your risk of dying of a heart attack by 30 percent.
Deep belly fat (visceral adipose tissue, accumulated through aging or as a side effect of HIV meds) can be annoyingly durable.
A 2008 study evaluated people with chronic hep C (HCV)—including some coinfected with HIV—who inhaled marijuana daily.
Falling into the benefits gap known as the doughnut hole—and how to climb out.
Two bulletins on Prezista (darunavir), the HIV protease inhibitor approved two years ago this month.
If your daily schedule doesn’t allow for hours of meditation, try this prescription from Daniel Lee, MD, of the University of California...
An HIV benefits hotline director reveals your most common questions —and gives answers that work.
Some quick and easy steps for self-improvement —one problem area at a time.
This June, HIV turns 27.
How can the hip-hop industry fight HIV when its music seems to fuel it?
Porn goddess Chi Chi LaRue urges a boycott of barebacking videos.
HIV-negative Ben Munisteri is tired of explaining—and defending—his two long-term relationships with positive men.
Despite activist cries, a state law requiring the disclosure of students’ HIV-positive status hangs on.
A positive chaplain’s crusade for needle exchange.
Mention James Bond in the same sentence as HIV prevention, and you’ll leave AIDS advocates shaken, not stirred.
As NASCAR competition heats up this summer, here’s to one racing legend whom HIV left in the dust.
The black church is the backbone of the African-American community, but it has also reinforced HIV stigma and homophobia.
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, and the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) is again asking America’s mayors to help...
Our positive and negative feelings for four HIV divas.
A stock character on TV “reality” shows is the scheming homosexual—who rattles the other contestants with stereotypical ideas of what it...
At a Harlem center for people with HIV, healing begins within.
“The Long Haul” [March 2008, about HIV-positive truckers] was a very good article!