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POZ November 2008

POZ November 2008

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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Free At Last?

A drug bust, a prison sentence and an HIV diagnosis could easily derail anyone's life. But HIV-positive ex-prisoners Waheedah Shabazz-El and C...

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It's a Girl!

Soap opera fans have been expecting General Hospital's HIV-positive character, Dr. Robin Scorpio, to have a baby. The stork is finally on the...

Living

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Condomless Sex? Maybe Not Yet

“Undetectable” HIV found in semen  

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Meditation Matters

Meditation eases anxiety and depression and improves the health of people with HIV—without any co-pay.

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Boys and Girls Together

We've long wondered whether HIV drugs act differently in women than in men. If the med in question is a protease inhibitor (PI), the answer...

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Med Alert-November 2008

The HIV drug abacavir (a nuke found in Ziagen, Epzicom and Trizivir) has a revised label. The new information, in brief, is this:

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From the Inside: Strength to Spare

During her 15-year battle to stay healthy with HIV and hepatitis C in prison, Beverly “Chopper” Henry, 59, has maintained an inspi...

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Ritonavir News

Most protease inhibitor (PI)-based HIV combos are boosted with the PI Norvir (ritonavir). Norvir slows the breakdown of other PIs, keeping the...

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A Liver-Cleansing Herb's Benefits Begin to Bloom

Many people coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C take milk thistle supplements for liver health.

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Sweet Spot

HIV meds may have a new target: a vulnerable spot on the doughnut-shaped protease enzyme.

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Bottoms Up

Water isn't the only way to quench your thirst.

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Starting Out Late?

New stats reveal that about one third of people who test positive for HIV in many U.S. cities do so with low CD4 counts and often with an AIDS...

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Eat Well, Pay Little

As prices soar, you can still afford the nutrition you need without breaking the bank. 

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Is Organic Food Worth the Splurge?

Organic foods are as hot as iPhones and Facebook these days—but unlike most fads, these healthful eats should never go out of fashion.

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Coats of Many Colors

Although we had no moneyI was rich as I could beIn my coat of many colorsMy momma made for me—Dolly Parton, “Coat of Many Colors&#...

Talking

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Prison Break

Is locking up HIV-positive people fueling stigma?

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Ladies First

All of Us, a new film about the plight of black women and HIV in the United States

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Pos & Neg

POSIn August, presidential hopefuls John McCain and Barack Obama squared off in a debate at Saddleba

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Shout Out!

“Safe sex is great sex, so you better wear a latex, latex...so wrap it up.”—Lil Wayne

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In Their Words

A new anthology by and for black gay and bisexual men

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You Said It...

Can Parents Prevent HIV?

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Life's Rich Pageant

Straight “positoid” Shawn Decker explains his passion for beauty pageants—and his angst over anti-gay contestants. 

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How to... Disclose in the Heat of the Moment

Telling someone that you have HIV requires a different tact when disclosure is spontaneous.

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Editor's Letter-November 2008

Living Conditions

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Your Feedback-November 2008

OFFICE POLITICSBob Ickes’s July/August 2008 cover story “Service Interruption” abo

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