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POZ September 2003

POZ September 2003

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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Standing in the Shadows of Love

At 17, Dominique is falling hard—and forgoing the condoms—for an older man with an unknown past.

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The Great Doctor / Patient Face-Off

You don't listen to me! You don't work with me! You don't respect me! You're not honest with me! Lovers' quarrel?

Inside the Issue

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Mailbox

I was deeply touched by the article featured in the May 2003 issue.

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It Takes a Villager

Passive no more, positive have-nots hand over their pesos, rupees, and limparis to aid the ailing Global AIDS Fund. Will fatter cats follow?

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Urinetown

Got needle-phobe friends who balk at getting tested for HIV?

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Devil in a Blue Dress

In case you think of Viagra as a condom in pill form, the warning that Pfizer slips into each package is sure to set you straight.

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U.S. Armed Cervixes

Could an upstart diaphragm offer women condom-worthy HIV protection?

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Cell Culture

That November morning in 1997 was gray and windy, as if it already knew.

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Milestones

Rana Ross, bass guitarist for Sinboy and a 20-year AIDS survivor, died of liver failure May 3 at 41.

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Class Act

As hepatitis C ravages U.S. prisons, a district court judge has allowed the 30 percent of Oregon inmates with the virus to join a suit...

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Good Book

If your eyes glaze over at global AIDS stats, a new three-author book, Global AIDS: Myths and Facts, will help you focus.

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Rape OutRAGE

Why is an army of rapist getting HIV meds, while its victims are left to die?

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It Happened in September

1985: The CDC announces that AIDS shows no signs of spreading to heteros and “is not easy to catch.”

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Hitting the Switch

Suddenly you're facing a fork in the road-your doc wants to change your combo. Should you follow your Doc's lead or hit the breaks? 

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Missed Doses

Due to poor adherence, HAART may not work for about 50 percent of HIVers, according to docs at a confab in May.

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Overexposed

If you and your boo are both HIV positive, and you’ve deep-sixed the condoms because you think the risk of superinfection is a myth, yet...

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Count Down

New classes of antiretrovirals aren’t gushing out of the pipeline today, but you can spot plenty of old stand-bys in new get-ups.

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Tailgating HIV

Julia was 23 and working New York City’s streets to feed a drug addiction when Joyce Wallace, MD, pulled up in a van.

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20%

20% of serodiscordant gay male couples in a study preferred the female Reality Condom to a male condom for anal sex.

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Potty Mouth

Nurse-Know-It-All....She's baaaaack!

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Booty Call

Some pains in the ass are treatable-like these two:

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London Calling

Our pals across the pond, who tend to be less treatment trigger-happy than U.S. HIV docs, dropped a new bombshell.

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Test Drive

These lab tests help steer your treatment the right way

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Editor's Letter

On June 20, shortly before President Bush’s whirlwind tour of Africa, America’s AIDS advocates sent him a remarkable letter.

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Lei'd in the Shade

It's never too late to say Alhoa

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The Wings Beneath His Wind

A flighty comment made by Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune at an April aviation conference in Denver incensed AIDS advocates...

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