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POZ September 1999

POZ September 1999

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

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NYPD Blue

Steve Yurcik was a good kid from Queens who scored a blue uniform and a beautiful wife. But fate had something else in store

Inside the Issue

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Born to be Wild

Children's illustrator and storyteller Maurice Sendak's writing is on the wall

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Locked Up in Limbo

Immigrants with HIV go directly to jail -- with no set sentence or even a criminal charge.

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Amazing Grace

Life's too short for regret

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Chai Guy

This rabbi has HIV, will travel

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Catching Up With...Ruby Amagwula

Age: 44Job: Senior at the College of New Rochelle in New York, campus librarian, peer educator, mom

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Desperately Seeking Separatists

Lesbians with HIV finally have a study of their own: With new funds from the feds, Kathleen Ethier o

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Hack vs. Hacker

Don’t log on for an HIV test, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warned consumers in June: Doc

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LA Snuff Film

As if following the script of a homo-horror movie, in 1994 Los Angeles police charged Juan Chavez, now 35, with killing five gay men between 1...

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Dole Banana Peel

In June, Washington, DC’s AIDS Action Council asked Viagra pitchman and First Gentleman wannab

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Say What

Ginger Snap!“This is a free country. We don’t interfere in the right of anybody to go an

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Feel Like a Nuttall

Has activist Kevin Nuttall gone too far? Michael Faulkner, president of the Western North Caro

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Caps Are On

A federal appeals panel ruled in May that when it comes to HIV-related medical costs, insurance comp

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What Dubya Stands For

Texas Gov. George W. Bush wimps out on AIDS

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The Disability Dis

Don't let insurers cut you off if you still can't work

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Emotional Rescue

Research's last frontier is all in your head

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The End of L'Affaire

French high-ups escape justice in ‘80s blood scandal

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Picks

PICK OF THE LITTERNo BoundariesVarious ArtistsEpic RecordsThe benefit album genre played itself out

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Undetectablah

He may be a medical miracle, but his doc couldn't care less

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Mother Inferior

Why dolls are all you'll findunder her cabbage patch

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Not for Adults Only

For years research has shown that most adults with HIV suffer deficiencies of many vitamins and mine

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Get Over It

Free advice and a shot of attitude for booty bothers

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Lipo Handles

Sky-high levels of blood fats and reduced insulin sensitivity in some HIVers on HAART are being foug

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Topic of Cancer

Living with HIV certainly beats the alternative, but long-term survival with compromised immunity ma

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Success Sucks

Call it Catch 22,000. In yet another of HIV's cruel paradoxes, a new study suggests that antiretrovi

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A Load of Fit

The conventional wisdom is that drug-induced viral resistance is always evil—the leading cause

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Thanks for the Complement

Jon Kaiser wrote the book on combination therapy

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A Loaded Question

Robert Coombs, MD, PhD, is associate professor in the department of laboratory medicine and medicine

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Message in a Bottle

Is your brand of water safe?

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Regarding Henry

This Broadway swinger keeps AIDS up in lights

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S.O.S.

Anyone who thinks AIDS activism is either dead or no longer effective need only look at Vice President Al Gore's recent ill-fated entry into A...

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Contributors

A staff writer for New York magazine, Ariel Levy has covered everything the naked city dishes out, f

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Source of a Different Color

One out of four blacks say The Man made AIDS

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Mom's Recipe

Soul Food, a GMHC peer-prevention program, cooked up a new campaign this spring to urge young black

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Three Penny Opera

If Elton vs. Tina on VH1’s Diva’s Live curled lashes, June’s round two flipp

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Letters to the Editor September 1999

Like Butt-ahIn “Life After Latex” (June 1999), anal sex yet again is viewed only as a ga

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Woody Cheers on Rx Marijuana

While Woody Harrelson isn’t known for holding his tongue, the actor’s courtroom antics a

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Digest This

Controversy rocked Roman Catholic BrazilJune 15 when top AIDS official Pedro Chequer proposed implem

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Obits

One of fashion’s leading photographers, David Seidner, 42, died of AIDS June 6. Born in LA and

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Detectablues

A new viral load test shows how ultrasensitive he is to that word

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Facts Behind the Fix

"Where’s the beef?" That’s the refrain of doctors who challenge the comprehensive approach to HIV care pioneered by likes of Jon Kaiser, M...

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