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POZ September 2009

POZ September 2009

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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Mother Plus Child Minus HIV

Diagnosed with HIV in 2004, Luz de Jesus Roman knows all too well that HIV disproportionately affects Latinas

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Keeping AIDS at Bay in Cuba

Cuba boasts the lowest rates of HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean—if not the world. Should the credit go to the country's early, internationally...

Living

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Breathe Easy

Clear the air and learn to cope with lung disease (a common companion of HIV).

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Shelf Life

We regularly discard spoiled food from the fridge, but many of us rarely check the expiration date on the tubes of antibiotic cream and bottle...

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Our Positive Bodies, Ourselves

Now in its eighth edition, Our Bodies, Ourselves (The Boston Women's Health Book Collective)—t

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Med Alert

The herbal supplement ginkgo biloba (which some people take in hopes of improving memory and concent

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Red Eye?

Many people with HIV rate medical marijuana more effective than OTC medications for neuropathy, diarrhea, anxiety and depression according to...

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Freeze!

I've been living with HIV since 1992, and two years ago a new HIV combo unsettled my stomach. But I found a sure cure for my uncomfortable dia...

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You Said It

Gardasil, the FDA-approved vaccine for young women to prevent some cancer-producing strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), was recently found...

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Two Therapies for Belly Fat

Two experimental therapies may ease a big HIV-related bellyache: excess deep belly fat or visceral adipose tissue (VAT), a form of lipodystrop...

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This Pricks Our Interest

Instead of schlepping to the doctor's office or the lab, you may one day be able to check your HIV v

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Our Cup of Tea

A major component of green tea can inhibit HIV in semen, a group of German scientists has discovered

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Aquamid—A New Facial Filler

In an initial study, Aquamid (polyacrylamide hydrogel) injections  safely and effectively repla

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Filling in Your Life's Outline

Body mapping promotes healing from the outside in.

Talking

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Lost in Translation

As the incidence of HIV/AIDS increases in the Latino community, why isn't media coverage keeping pace?

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The Giving Tree

Helping Asians and Pacific Islanders turn over a new leaf with HIV

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Don't Believe the Hype

POZ busts some dangerous myths about HIV.

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Tea Time

Southern black gay men recount their life histories—including HIV.

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And—Action!

New DVD empowers young people to do something about HIV

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Unsetting the Mind

 A friend challenges Jesse Cameron Alick with honesty.

etc.

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Your Feedback-September 2009

CALL TO ACTIONMany of you commented on the AIDSWatch 2009 primer (April 2009), especially “The

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Editor's Letter-September 2009

When i first came to POZ three and a half years ago, I was asked on national TV whether I'd consider having a child. I said, “Yes.”...

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Curtains Up

In 2002, longtime AIDS educator Dan Gallagher helped organize an AIDS Memorial Quilt display at St.

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GMHC Treatment Issues-September 2009

Table of Contents:Anal cancer, HIV, and gay/bisexual menState of the HIV epidemic among MSM in Los A

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