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POZ October 2004

POZ October 2004

In every issue, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.

Feature

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Crime No. 69

In which our nervous HIVer pays a big price for two little words we’ve all been tempted to say before sex: “I’m negative.”

Inside the Issue

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Who’s Afraid of HU?

How—and why—the government and top docs have shelved a potentially lifesaving HIV med

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Six Nights in Bangkok

Despite a record 17,000 delegates from 160 countries (and a smattering of celebs), the 15th International AIDS Conference was light on...

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Their Patients, Their People

More than half of all new HIVers are African American, but only a handful of top HIV docs are black.

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Thar She Blows!

Hey, HIVers: Don’t know if you should disclose before someone goes down on you? Consider:

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HU Handbook

The Treatment Scoop on Hydroxyurea

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Heartbreak Hotel

Shabby HIVer housing rouses an unlikely activist

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Quilt Trip

Admirers thread among 8,000 new AIDS Memorial Quilt blocks blanketing the Ellipse—just south of the White House—on its June 25 debut.

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Earthwatch

On July 19, Guangzhou, China, introduced sex education to kindergartens and primary and middle schools to reduce teen pregnancies...

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No PEP Rally

Easy-access morning-after HIV meds? It can’t happen here!

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Milestones

Top Seattle AIDS doc Stephen Tabet, MD, 42, died suddenly July 6 of an unknown illness.

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Show & Tell

When you feel like crap, do you play it up-or down? Summer’s over, but these HIVers aren’t throwing in the (beach) towel.

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Topsy-Turvy

Are tops the new bottoms for HIV risk?

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AIDS VOTE ’04

With deadlines for voter registration and absentee ballots in this year’s presidential election quickly approaching, POZ has launched an...

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Pos & Neg

In the first-ever such clinical study, generic 3-in-1 HIV meds proved just as effective as their brand-name counterparts.

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Meth-od Actor

Pop cult hero John Cameron Mitchell inches into battle against HIV’s best bud: crystal meth

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West Denial Virus

A dissident’s film dodges the “other” side

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Bangkok Big Top

Elephants prancing on the logo of July’s International AIDS conference in Thailand trumpeted no big scientific breakthroughs.

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Briefs

The incidence of anal cancer among gay HIVer men hasn’t fallen significantly in the HAART era, a new study shows.

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Private Parts

HIVers are living longer--but so are their chances of having something growing down there.

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Forbidden Grapefruit

Grapefruit juice (GFJ to its friends), like all citrus, bursts with crucial nutrients like vitamins C and A, antioxidants and potassium.

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Quick Study: Prostate

Prostate-gland stimulation ups HIV levels in semen—even in HIVer men with undetectable blood viral levels, says a small study.

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Alzheimer’s Drug Does HIV

Can a new med ease HIV dementia and PN pain?

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Body Eclectic: Lungs

A short-winded take on two conditions that leave HIVers breathless

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Get Flu-ent

Flu season rears its sneezing, achy, feverish and just plain ugly head each fall, and HIVers consider rolling up their sleeves and fighting

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If You Knew Sushi

With AIDS and liver disease from hepatitis B, I’ve been given only a few weeks to live—for the past two years.

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39%

Cases of Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) cancer in HIVers have fallen by 39% since the dawn of HAART.

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Trip or Treat

On fright night, Joe Westmoreland bunks with the Phantom of Sustiva.

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Scared Straight

Hetero HIVer MC Mars remembers catching the “gay disease"

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Hitched & Bewitched

An HIVer casts a legal love spell on his new husband    

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Mailbox

I went to Howard University, and there are a lot of down-low brothers on that campus, as you discussed in “His Diff’rent World.”

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