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A User’s Guide to Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Med Meanies
A new guide to gay men’s health covers everything from AIDS to aging to anal sex—and that’s just the A’s.
Some of Congress’ biggest AIDS foes (and friends) may go down to defeat at the polls this fall.
Drugs that fight HIV and opportunistic infections are lengthening life spans, but the list of troubling side effects is also growing.
Cleve Jones created the epidemic’s most enduring symbol and got ready to die.
AIDS quarantines are alive and well in Southern prisons, where HIVers die a slow death.
Just because herbs are natural doesn’t mean they can’t be nasty. Michael Onstott tells how to mix a safe plant-drug cocktail.
For me, witnessing friends seroconvert—even being the confidante of others still negative but having unsafe sex—is an emotional minefield.
I was very impressed by Brett Beasley’s courage to speak out against his cousin Jerry Falwell.
Like some anti-HIV meds, the fare at “identity” film festivals is often well meaning but hard to stomach.
“It would be better to spend money on the poor and immigrants, because homosexuals are rich, from rich families.”
Pregnant Patricia finds out not only that she’s positive but that she got HIV from her two-timing husband.
(POZ September 1999)
Access is an AIDS, Inc. buzzword.
You’re one of the lucky ones—the local ASO has a spiffy new computer with lightning-fast access to the Net.
June is a hazy, sluggish month in North Carolina.
Craig’s body is sprawled on top of mine and we’re both breathing heavily.
end to stay away from social gatherings of HIV positives because, after a few, I knew that I was looking for more than tall, dark and...
It isn’t your typical teenager who holds a press conference to tell people he has AIDS.
A chilling picture of women and HIV emerges as you listen to the stories.
It wasn’t until 100 women became infected with HIV that UNAIDS and Miami-based Columbia Laboratories decided it was time to end their study.
When Scott Hoeninger’s high school civics class required 12 hours of community service, he gave more than 100.
Lillian Thiemann takes a trip to see Sandra Bullock in 28 Days, where it hits her that AA doesn’t stand for Academy Award.
Our hemo-hero rock star Shawn Decker resurfaces after a 10-month drug binge feeling bruised and confused.
While climbing meds mountain, these four HIVers fell into the antiretroviral abyss. Here’s how they made their comeback. Sparkle!
Could your anti-HIV meds put you at risk for a heart attack?
Liver failure could get you before HIV does, and that mountain of meds you’re swallowing doesn’t help.
The dirt on herbs
Helpful hints to get out of hay-fever hell.
Ah, the hallmarks of youth: acne…MTV…an active thymus?
Bitchy itchies plagued Marlene Diaz, and a too-high type of white blood cell could have spelled allergies.
Once upon a time, viral load tests confused the hell out of everybody.
Where to find the inside scoop on anti-HIV drug side effects and recipes for overcoming them
Right before Belinda Mason died at 32 on September 9, 1991, she told her family, “Well, bye-bye y’all.”
I have a sweet tooth beyond your wildest imagination, and as a once-obese person, I still battle my weight because of it.
Planning to pop antifungals to stop a rush of thrush? A new study advises that you resist the urge.