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POZ October 2008

POZ October 2008

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

Features

AIDS in the White House

The United States is committed to fighting HIV around the world. But shouldn’t we be as vigilant at home?

Oriol Gutierrez

Coming Out Again

POZ’s new deputy editor Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. bravely shares how he came out twice to his beloved Latino family

Oriol Gutierrez

Salir del Clóset Otra Vez

El nuevo editor ejecutivo de POZ Oriol R. Gutierrez en la edición de octubre 2008 nos cuenta con valentía cómo salió del clóset dos veces

POZ Magazine

AIDS on the Rise?

Kevin Fenton, MD, PhD, FFPH, director of National HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention at the CDC, sat down for a chat with...

Living

POZ Magazine

Greying the Blues

HIV plus aging can add up to high rates of depression. Help may be a support group—or a phone call—away.

POZ Magazine

How Many Candles?

It may matter if you’re black or white.

POZ Magazine

Breaking News

We’ve been telling you for some time to care for your bones.

POZ Magazine

For a Tip-Top Ticker

HIV-positive people’s risk for cardio-vascular disease (CVD) can be 70 to 80 percent higher than that of negative people.

POZ Magazine

Paying for Pricey Hep C Drugs

Did you know that many states’ AIDS Drugs Assistance Programs (ADAP) pay for more than HIV meds?

POZ Magazine

Loving Couples

Peanut butter and jelly, mac and cheese, gin and tonic—some things just taste better together. Other foods, meanwhile, may team well nut...

POZ Magazine

Med Alert!

The FDA recently revised the dosing guidelines for the HIV drug Viramune (nevirapine, a member of the non-nuke class), based on new data.

POZ Magazine

Sisters in Need

In the South, AIDS hits African-American women hard.

POZ Magazine

Flu Fighter

Prevention is the best medicine for the flu.

POZ Magazine

TB Test Tune-up

All over the world—including the United States—HIV-positive people can get tuberculosis (TB) too.

POZ Magazine

No Money, Mo’ Problems?

Not necessarily. How to keep financial woes from draining your health.

POZ Magazine

Pace Yourself

Build strength at your own speed—and without those backbreaking weights.

POZ Magazine

Make It Count

Never before in the 26-year history of the AIDS pandemic have we had the need, opportunity and momentum for critical change that we face...

Talking

POZ Magazine

Amazing Race

As HIV rates in black communities soar, a genetic discovery may help explain why.  But are we ready to talk about it?

POZ Magazine

Rent Decrease

The end of the long-running Broadway show creates a vacancy of HIV-positive characters.

POZ Magazine

For Real?

Odd but true tales of HIV/AIDS

POZ Magazine

Stripping Stigma

Marvelyn Brown, who graced our January 2006 cover, has written a startling new memoir about her life as a young, black woman fighting AIDS sti...

POZ Magazine

You Said It...

As POZ went to press, hundreds of HIV/AIDS activists were planning to travel in a caravan to the Mississippi Delta to protest at the...

POZ Magazine

Equal Access For All

Thomas DeLorenzo wants to renegotiate his deal with God, but first he needs universal health care.

POZ Magazine

How to...Survive a Disaster

They’ve seen fire, they’ve seen rain (and the resulting floods). Now these HIV-positive survivors of increasingly common natural disasters..

etc.

POZ Magazine

Editor’s Letter-October 2008

Born Free

POZ Magazine

Your Feedback-October 2008

There’s a reason the motto of the Marine Corps is Semper Fidelis [and] means “Always Faithful.” Mr. Ramos is the best example of it.

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