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POZ March 2009

POZ March 2009

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

Features

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Zen and the Virus

Learning how to listen to your body and calm your mind can improve your health. (Video: “An Introduction to Zen Meditation”)

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Sex, Tourism and HIV

When travelers’ desires intersect with sex workers’ hunger for economic survival, what happens in Jamaica doesn’t always stay in Jamaica.

Living

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Staph Strains

People with HIV are more prone to drug-resistant staph, including recurring cases. Here’s how to steer clear of it.

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No More Brain Drain?

For positive people who worry that HIV meds by themselves don’t seem to protect fully against HIV dementia, here’s good news.

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Measure Up!

Losing weight may be as simple as shrinking your dinner plate—and thereby reducing the portions you eat.

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Surviving HIV in Prison

Diagnosed with HIV in 2006 while in prison, Stephanie Walters adopted healthier habits: She takes her meds, exercises daily and has shed 100 p...

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Finding out whether you have hepatitis C virus (HCV) is getting easier—with OraSure Technologies’ OraQuick HCV test, the first rapid HCV...

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Web of Support

When you or a loved one faces a serious illness, it’s critical to keep your circle of supporters updated—and to hear from them.

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The Word: Nocebo

No•ce•bo: A condition brought on by reading a long list of a medication’s possible side effects; suddenly experiencing some or all of them...

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The Ups and Downs of On and Off

Many people with HIV have wondered whether treatment breaks—stopping and starting HIV meds—could lessen long-term med side effects and...

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Positive Chatter

Twenty-four seven sign on to forums.poz.com

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Prostate Cancer and HIV: Treatable

As positive people age, cancers affecting older negative folks strike them as well.

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On Your Mark, Get Set...Taxes!

The April 15 deadline fast approaches. Are you ready?

Talking

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About Face

HIV-positive Americans are taking flight for better, cheaper facial fillers.

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Second Time Around

An author’s new work joins the past with the present.

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Rubber World?

Weird condom news from around the globe

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Redemption Song

NBC’s crime drama finally gets HIV right.

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Southern Belles

A new website focuses on positive women.

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Week On, Week Off

Structured treatment interruptions gave Shawn Decker a better quality of life—and a trip to the emergency room.

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Editor’s Letter-March 2009

A Matter of My Life—and Death

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Letters-March 2009

I was thrilled to see my letter [about my experiences of being incarcerated and HIV positive] printed in the article “Free at Last?”

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London Calling

When he tested HIV positive at the age of 17, the United Kingdom’s Clint Walters was shocked not only by his diagnosis—he had only been...

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Help Us Make History. Again.

The first time a group of people with AIDS from around the country got together to strategize was in 1983 at a health conference in Denver.

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