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POZ November 2003

POZ November 2003

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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Reversal of Fortune

Although VaxGen's much-hyped HIV vaccine flopped, the nearly 5,000 HIV negative gay men who tested it got excellent safe-sex counseling...

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Worlds Apart

Why are HIVers in New York City's Harlem neighborhood dying at twice the rate of HIVers in the gay enclave of Chelsea?

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There She Is...

Miss HIV Stigma-Free gives shame a bad name

Inside the Issue

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African Bandstand

A DJ adored by South Africa's black youth discloses his HIV status on the air-and may now be dying after stopping his treatment.

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Pharma Adapts to ADAP

In a dramatic coup for treatment access, eight Pharma firms have handed out $60 million in free drugs, price freezes and rebates for next...

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Stone Cold Killing

An Indian women’s group claims stigma and fear killed a 30-year-old widow with HIV in Andhra Pradesh state in July.

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Hyper Activists

AIDS dissident David Pasquarelli and varsity gadfly Michael Petrelis pled “no contest” July 30 to misdemeanor charges for harassing...

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Who Gives a Fund?

In a July New York Times op-ed, star economist Jeffrey Sachs urged America’s richest—top beneficiaries of Bush’s tax cuts—to give the...

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Talkin' Turkey

Forget the first Thanksgiving—five HIV pilgrims at the Boston Living Center, where HIVers share meals, fun and treatment tips, give thanks..

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Milestones

Project Inform founder and beloved treatment activist Martin Delaney is doing well after triple-bypass heart surgery.

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Mandela phones Bush. Imagine us eavesdropping...

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It Happened in November

1991: Basketball star Earvin “Magic” Johnson tells America he has HIV.

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Shout Out

“It’s a big problem, this abstinence stuff. Look, it’s okay to use a condom if you are having sex.“

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Say What?

“If you are straight, you have nothing to fear from AIDS.”

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Paris is for HIVers

International AIDS Society's confab made news-some hot, some not

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Bone UP

Up to one-third of all HIVers have bone loss. A fractured tour:

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Guiding Light?

In July a panel of AIDS experts released 96 pages of revised federal HIV treatment guidelines.

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HPV and HAART

A large U.S. study of HIVer women showed that HAART may not keep irregular cervical cells from progressing to cancer.

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Heeling Power

First thing every morning, after my shower, I give myself a foot massage.

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Warning Signs

Are you on this cocktail? Ask Doc about adding a fourth drug or switching your mix.

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Drama Queen

Even Shakespeare could not have imagined the healing effects of That’s Why We’re Here, a triumph of drama therapy written and staged by a....

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Can Your Inner Ham

Gather a group of HIVers to share experiences; take detailed notes as the basis for your script.

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Burn, BABY, Burn

You already know that HIV meds (and maybe the virus itself) raise blood fat levels.

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Mailbox

You’ve uncovered the tip of a mammoth iceberg with “The Big Bang Theory” [July/August 2003].

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Sunshine State

Chasing her own Tomorrowland, a survivor leaves it all behind

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Briefs

An Indian women’s group claims stigma and fear killed a 30-year-old widow with HIV in Andhra Pradesh state in July.

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