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POZ May 2005

POZ May 2005

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

Feature

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A Model Activist

Miss HIV Stigma Free's post-catwalk musings

Inside the Issue

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Hep Cat

The 30 percent of HIVers with hepatitis C crowd the death roll but not the halls of power.

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The Brave Lady of Haiti

In her first U.S. interview, the HIVer who broke Haiti's silence on AIDS sounds off on voodoo, George Bush--and how activism must put PWAs..

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Mighty Real

Reclaiming an era through legendary disco queen Sylvester, who died of AIDS in 1988

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Big, Bad Media Bugout

Why the "supervirus" story may end not with a bang but a whimper

So Many Supers...

POZ broke the first-ever “superbug” story in 1996. That’s why we’ve cast a cold eye on "super" stories ever since.

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Earthwatch

In January, Russia began providing free HIV meds to its 300,000 state-registered HIVers, having funded treatment for only 600 in 2004.

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PEP on the Down Low

CDC OKs "mornings-after" pills for risky sex--so why won't the med establishment wake up?

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Quick Studies

Sip 'n' Snip

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Legal Eye

I'd like to visit Bali this summer. Can I enter as an HIVer? Will I have trouble bringing meds or getting refills? 

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On the March!

POZ's C2EA countdown

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Notes on Camp

For HIVer kids and their families, camp needn't mean an antiseptic Wet HAART American Summer.

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Kentucky Fried Bigots?

A restaurant chain's greasy AIDS stance

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POZ Picks

Subscribe to Ledge, the only U.S. AIDS mag by and for black college students.

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Hollywood to HIVers: Drop Dead

Is tasteless AIDS "humor" better than no mention at all? 

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Ouch!

For HIVers, the Vioxx saga is a tiny wince in a lifelong battle with pain. Here, what really works.

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Veggie Table

The USDA’s new dietary guidelines have upped your daily fruit and vegetable requirements to five to 13 servings.

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Don't Run

Since 1998, my HIV combo has included Viracept—and I’ve battled the runs.

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A Peek in the Pipeline

Super science (beyond superbugs) from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

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Ducking Resistance

“Rutgers researchers may have stopped HIV,” AP headlines hyped last December.

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Quick Study

Researchers in Hawaii, California and Germany found out how long-term crystal meth use helps HIV damage your brain cells.

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Pharm Team

How to work your pharmacist

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Warning!

HIVers taking protease inhibitor Reyataz shouldn’t take proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs), stomach meds like Prilosec (omeprazole): The PPIs...

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Haartbeats

Med-news nuggets from CROI, the year's biggest AIDS confab:

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Editor's Letter

I write this on Easter, a celebration of rebirth.

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Mailbox

“The English Patients” [January 2005] valiantly touches on the complexity of the HIV crisis in what you call drugged-out, desperate Britai...

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Teen Jeopardy

A college HIV quiz brings a daily double of "duh" and despair

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Heavy Lifting

After getting bad labs, I hit the gym--and almost get hit myself.

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