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Miss HIV Stigma Free’s post-catwalk musings
The 30 percent of HIVers with hepatitis C crowd the death roll but not the halls of power.
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..
Reclaiming an era through legendary disco queen Sylvester, who died of AIDS in 1988
Why the “supervirus” story may end not with a bang but a whimper
POZ broke the first-ever “superbug” story in 1996. That’s why we’ve cast a cold eye on “super” stories ever since.
In January, Russia began providing free HIV meds to its 300,000 state-registered HIVers, having funded treatment for only 600 in 2004.
CDC OKs “mornings-after” pills for risky sex--so why won’t the med establishment wake up?
Sip ’n’ Snip
I’d like to visit Bali this summer. Can I enter as an HIVer? Will I have trouble bringing meds or getting refills?
POZ’s C2EA countdown
For HIVer kids and their families, camp needn’t mean an antiseptic Wet HAART American Summer.
A restaurant chain’s greasy AIDS stance
Subscribe to Ledge, the only U.S. AIDS mag by and for black college students.
Is tasteless AIDS “humor” better than no mention at all?
For HIVers, the Vioxx saga is a tiny wince in a lifelong battle with pain. Here, what really works.
The USDA’s new dietary guidelines have upped your daily fruit and vegetable requirements to five to 13 servings.
Since 1998, my HIV combo has included Viracept—and I’ve battled the runs.
Super science (beyond superbugs) from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
“Rutgers researchers may have stopped HIV,” AP headlines hyped last December.
Researchers in Hawaii, California and Germany found out how long-term crystal meth use helps HIV damage your brain cells.
How to work your pharmacist
HIVers taking protease inhibitor Reyataz shouldn’t take proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs), stomach meds like Prilosec (omeprazole): The PPIs...
Med-news nuggets from CROI, the year’s biggest AIDS confab:
I write this on Easter, a celebration of rebirth.
“The English Patients” [January 2005] valiantly touches on the complexity of the HIV crisis in what you call drugged-out, desperate Britai...
A college HIV quiz brings a daily double of “duh” and despair
After getting bad labs, I hit the gym--and almost get hit myself.