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Bush or Kerry? POZ tracks each man’s AIDS record- and asks the experts what may happen if either of them wins in November.
Meet three HIVers keeping the Democrats and Republicans honest.
With a timeline and an excerpt from her new book, Esther Kaplan replays four years of Dubya’s AIDS policy. Can we survive another term?
POZ pundit Doug Ireland cuts to the race chase. Plus, a poll of eight pull-no-punches HIVers-including Bob Hattoy and Mary Fishers, stars...
Presidential elections are always full of sound bites and fury, but what does Bush vs. Kerry signify for HIVers?
Five burning Senate races to get HIVers off their asses
HIV wends its wily way inside CD4 cells through an eerily precise three-step process. Here’s how it happens--and how entry inhibitors...
A campaigning educator tells HIV to sit down and be quiet
Thais get juiced on a new lemon aid
Saucy HIV researchers in Novosibirsk, Russia, suggest that an AIDS vaccine may be blooming in your own backyard.
At July’s world AIDS conference, researchers lined up to hype the womanly wonders of HIV-fighting vaginal gels.
Florida’s new snare tactic for HIV positive sex workers
In November, some Americans will vote to burn more than a presidential hopeful.
Utah capped its ADAP enrollment in July, joining 10 other strapped states and hiking the national ADAP wait list to 1,629.
Canadian inmates get legal, virally safer tattoos
Got HIV, a vagina and an Internet connection? Click on over to www.women-alive.org for femme facts and forums.
In July, the feds demanded that the University of Southern California repay $1.08 million in mismanaged HIV-counselor training funds.
How HIV affects you depends on a loooong talk between the virus and your body. Let the show begin.
Sustiva (efavirenz) lowers levels of VFEND (voriconazole, a thrush med), so don’t mix ’em, says Sustiva’s new label.
This year, drug companies have shoehorned daily fistfuls of meds into fewer pills and doses.
After I started HIV meds, I developed what my mother would call a sensitive stomach—OJ plus coffee in the morning made me throw up.
Jason Farrell’s works: clean needles and care
A straightforward manual, probably most useful for newly diagnosed women, with lingo simply explained.
Vitamins and minerals get their day in the sun
Shari Margolese’s son busts her for toking, er, taking her “herbal" meds
Mark Tuggle didn’t have a prayer. Then he got a program.
There’s a billboard on the West Side Highway, in New York City, sponsored by shoe designer (and new amfAR board chairman) Kenneth Cole.
I recently had a horseback-riding accident and was treated very poorly at the hospital
Partying with one of America’s oldest HIVers
In July, the Caribbean Community Secretariat accepted Cuba’s offer to train health workers and give the region discount Cuban-made HIV meds.
Entry inhibitors—drugs that stop HIV before it gets into your cells—are coming soon.