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POZ September 2002

POZ September 2002

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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This Face has a Message for the World

New Yorkers don’t just quietly survive.

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Lines Composed in a Looking Glass

Will the face I won’t show you be the one that betrays me?

Inside the Issue

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The Problem with Protease

Protease combos were billed as a miracle.

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Lipo: The Latest

What is lipodystrophy?

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Parent Trap

When doctors and parents disagree on HAART for kids with HIV, “when to start” goes to court

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What’s Life Worth?

Are priorities at the United Nation’s Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria all screwed up?

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ADA R.I.P.?

HIVers cheered when the U.S. Supreme Court popped its HIV cherry with its first AIDS-specific decision four years ago.

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Wind Beneath Their Wings

Hannah Sandeen, 11, of Des Moines, Iowa, and her stepbrother, Nile, 17, have one of those intense bonds that HIV nearly broke.

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Fuzzy Math:

President Bush’s “compassionate conservatism” was in full June bloom as he persuaded Senate Republicans to scuttle a bipartisan $500...

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Double Deal:

Denial killed the denialist; treatment killed the treatment activist.

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Getting Snippy

Lose the turtleneck and save your own.

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Creature Features

“Cover your boner or be a loner” may not be the lyric that leaps to mind at the sight of an orange-tinted drawing of a caribou, but these...

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Clit Club

It starred research doctors, not Hollywood divas, but May’s Microbicides 2002 conference in Antwerp, Belgium, nevertheless served up some...

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Con:

More than half of Lithuania’s 11,000 prisoners refused meals for eight days in June to dramatize their demands for meds and vitamins for...

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Safe Sucks:

A Spanish study in the June Journal of AIDS asserts that deep-throating is a loooooooooooow-risk pastime for HIV transmission.

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Our Daily Med

Imagine popping two tiny pills in the morning -- and going on with your day, your chemical shield against HIV intact for the next 24 hours.

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Thymouse?

Down under, two teams of scientists took what may be a giant step in immune rebooting in June when they discovered the mother of all...

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Run Interference

HIV’s habit of invading your CD4 cells, commandeering the DNA to reproduce itself and then destroying the cells is what makes it such...

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Look, Ma, No KS!

But how much is too much of a once-bad, now-good thing?

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Warts Up, Doc?

Could it be? A magic bullet to eliminate those gross growths caused by genital and anal human papilloma virus (HPV)?

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Thai Clip:

Tryin’a make a shady buck off the HAART-deprived Third World, eh?

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Only Connect:

Some trends are better left unfollowed.

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False Alarm:

The soon-to-be-approved injectible, T-20, has been hailed as the next big thing in salvage therapy.

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Tribute: Linda Grinberg

“Elegant Fighter, Tough Customer”

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Bayou Blues

About 75 miles south of New Orleans lies Dulac County, where the United Houma Nation and other tribes live on fishing and shrimping in the..

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Milestones:

San Francisco’s AIDS Emergency Fund, which provides fast money for poor PWAs, celebrated its 20th birthday in May.

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Heroes

Stephen Gendin, one of the founders of POZ and a leading AIDS activist, died just over two years ago on July 19, 2000.

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Mailbox

I have noticed with each issue that POZ gets smaller and smaller.

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Back to Basics

From ACT UP to the beltway, Moisés Agosto wrote the book on AIDS activism. Now he’s writing poetry instead.               

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Publisher’s Letter

Stephen Gendin, one of the founders of POZ and a leading AIDS activist, died just over two years ago on July 19, 2000.

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