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POZ November 2004

POZ November 2004

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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Vote '04-Who's better for people with HIV?

Bush or Kerry? POZ tracks each man's AIDS record- and asks the experts what may happen if either of them wins in November.

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Vote '04-We Have Issues

Meet three HIVers keeping the Democrats and Republicans honest.

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Vote '04-4 More Years?!?

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?

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Vote '04-Who Ya For?

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...

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Vote '04-Full-Frontal Election

Presidential elections are always full of sound bites and fury, but what does Bush vs. Kerry signify for HIVers?

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Vote '04-Hot Seats

Five burning Senate races to get HIVers off their asses

Inside the Issue

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1,2,3...ENTRY!

HIV wends its wily way inside CD4 cells through an eerily precise three-step process. Here's how it happens--and how entry inhibitors...

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Back to School

A campaigning educator tells HIV to sit down and be quiet

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When Life Hands You Lemons...

Thais get juiced on a new lemon aid

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One Hot Tomato

Saucy HIV researchers in Novosibirsk, Russia, suggest that an AIDS vaccine may be blooming in your own backyard.

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Microbicide Update

At July’s world AIDS conference, researchers lined up to hype the womanly wonders of HIV-fighting vaginal gels.

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Sayonara, Suckers

Florida's new snare tactic for HIV positive sex workers

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Waiting to Exhale

In November, some Americans will vote to burn more than a presidential hopeful.

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Pos & Neg

Utah capped its ADAP enrollment in July, joining 10 other strapped states and hiking the national ADAP wait list to 1,629.

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Fit to Print

Canadian inmates get legal, virally safer tattoos

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Website of the Month

Got HIV, a vagina and an Internet connection? Click on over to www.women-alive.org for femme facts and forums.

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Milestones

In July, the feds demanded that the University of Southern California repay $1.08 million in mismanaged HIV-counselor training funds.

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Meet Your Host

How HIV affects you depends on a loooong talk between the virus and your body. Let the show begin.

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Briefs

Sustiva (efavirenz) lowers levels of VFEND (voriconazole, a thrush med), so don’t mix ’em, says Sustiva’s new label.

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In Stores-and In Store

This year, drug companies have shoehorned daily fistfuls of meds into fewer pills and doses.

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Brush With Nausea

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.

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Rebel With a Cause

Jason Farrell's works: clean needles and care

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A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV Infection

A straightforward manual, probably most useful for newly diagnosed women, with lingo simply explained.

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Those Other Pills

Vitamins and minerals get their day in the sun

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Marijuana Mama

Shari Margolese's son busts her for toking, er, taking her “herbal" meds

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Found a cure

Mark Tuggle didn't have a prayer. Then he got a program.

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Founder's Letter

There’s a billboard on the West Side Highway, in New York City, sponsored by shoe designer (and new amfAR board chairman) Kenneth Cole.

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Mailbox

I recently had a horseback-riding accident and was treated very poorly at the hospital

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Senior Class

Partying with one of America's oldest HIVers

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Earthwatch

In July, the Caribbean Community Secretariat accepted Cuba's offer to train health workers and give the region discount Cuban-made HIV meds.

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Inside Story

Entry inhibitors—drugs that stop HIV before it gets into your cells—are coming soon.

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